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This Kinect Essentials is all about identifying strategic investors, then how to build and maintain strong relationships with investors. Join us to learn about investor outreach and synergies, investor communication strategies before and after investments are made, and best practices for managing investor expectations.
Building strong relationships with investors is essential for long-term business success, and this expert panel will provide entrepreneurs with the tools they need to attract and retain investors.
In addition to the informative panel, this session provides an excellent opportunity for networking with like-minded individuals and industry experts. We encourage all entrepreneurs to attend this in-person panel to maximize the learning and networking opportunities available. Food and drinks will be provided.
Meet Norris Krueger, PhD, Kinect Capital’s Idaho Lead Mentor.
Norris Krueger has guided over 90 companies as a mentor, a lead mentor, an academic expert, and an advisor through the Kinect Capital mentoring program for more than 15 years. Norris endlessly gives his time and support to entrepreneurs, while also grooming other mentors and interns about entrepreneurship, and directly contributes to Boise, Idaho’s startup ecosystem. Kinect Capital is grateful for his dedication.
Outside of his service, Norris co-organized Idaho’s first Startup Weekend, Idaho’s first regional coordinator for Idaho in the Global Entrepreneurship Week, and organized 1 Million Cups Boise, under the banner of Entrepreneurship Northwest.
Norris is affiliated with multiple universities globally including Distinguished Visiting Research Professor for Kyushu University, He has developed and delivered several innovative entrepreneurship courses, for example, the first on sustainable entrepreneurial ecosystems.
Norris is a Goal Champion for the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation’s ESHIP initiative to grow ecosystem building. He is also a leading academic expert on growing entrepreneurial communities and a much-decorated entrepreneurship educator and global consultant to OECD, EU and others.