“This Ain’t Yo Mama’s Startup Competition!”—Womble Carlyle’s Mark Newberg Speaks at Louisiana Startup Prize Event

SHRIEVEPORT, La.—Womble Carlyle Director of Impact Strategies Mark Newberg spoke at one of the nation’s most innovative startup competitions, the 2016 Louisiana Startup Prize.

Using the tagline “This Ain’t Yo Mama’s Startup Competition!”, the $80,000 competition connects entrepreneurs with mentors, potential clients and possible investors, all aimed at helping great ideas grow into viable businesses. Newberg led the following discussions at the June 10th-12th event:

  • Entrepreneur Masterclass—Newberg discussed the ins and outs of owning an early-stage startup, the hunt for funding and how to achieve the goal of success that can also have an impact on the community and the world.
  • Gut Check: Am I Ready for the Big Time?—Newberg went through a checklist of success metrics and helps the entrepreneurs prepare for the best (and the worst) of times.

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