“Strength lies in differences, not in similarities” ― Stephen R. CoveyImportance of Community
SeNSE in 2009 SeNSE Today ◦ 50 people attending ◦ 200 people ◦ Limited media attending attention ◦ Articles & stories ◦ No organized every month leadership ◦ 13 member board, ◦ 3-4 events diverse & ◦ Focus: Pitch Nights experience ◦ 30 events ◦ Focus: Educating & connecting the community!SeNSE: Then & Now
Disruptive startups that start quick & often Active funding environment Success stories & failures shared openly More online sharing of resources National exposure & influx of companiesGOALS for BATON ROUGE
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www.sensebr.org (join!) Sean.firstname.lastname@example.org Looking to do July Social with Forum35 Pitch Night in September (apply!)Thank you Forum 35!