Can we ensure that when we build our incubators and innovation labs; that they are packed full of talented people? I propose we build a non-profit foundation for STEAM Excellence; a go-to resource for local after-school and summer-school educational programs. Partner with Boys&Girls Club, YMCA, TRIO, etc. The STEAM projects will be designed around real life entrepreneurial models – opening pathways to apply what you've ...more »
Topics for ICT breakout sessions
Some out of town people think that living in the Midwest means we are farmers, ride tractors, etc. How do we get more people / companies from out of town to come to our city / region and experience our area before making a decision?
Using for promotion to grow your audience of followers.
Should we conduct a local "Skills Survey"? How do we know what web development skills our community has? Perhaps this will demonstrate the need for a training company to enrich our talents.
Get Dom to talk about the Make movement, what it is, makers in the area, and how they can meet other makers through MakeICT.
How do entrepreneurs find the talent they need to create next-generation products and services? What resources do they use in trying to find IT specialists, web designers and other key talent? And how do job seekers interested in working for a start-up find these entrepreneurs?
Using free and publicly available data, give everyone who needs it a chance to leverage the data in an open source format. Put the data in a usable searchable format, with analytics for the masses.
Youv'e got a very active FB page, and that's great, but how do I get them to my website to purchase.
Investing in mutual funds in a prudent manner to get returns while lazy money is waiting for a use. 3 day turnaround on getting a ACH back to your bank account
I'd like to gather a network of people who want to build something like this (or complement an existing organization's capacity to do this).
"Jackie Gonzalez gives us a tour of the Flagship Computer Clubhouse. (To find out more about Computer Clubhouses, see this week's LCL reading and visit http://computerclubhouse.org"
Different options available when considering financing or refinancing your business.
Let's have a a special session for all of those attending who have talent, expertise, and interest in various fields. We will put our heads together to create ideas for launching a new business. Everyone who has a business idea or who would like to work for a start-up should attend.