FF SIG: Marketing Strategies for Early-stage Companies



  • Ask your tough marketing questions of someone who's done it himself as a founder and also helped others.



    Den Bruno, Founder and President - Market Value Partners


    Presentation Overview

    Marketing Strategies for Early-stage Companies

    In this climate of tight budgets, how can you deploy effective marketing strategies? How do you identify and reach your customers cost effectively? Our March discussion will cover many startup marketing challenges. Den will be discussing fundamental marketing principles, from strategy to implementation, that every startup needs to consider. His presentation will cover practical issues faced by startups.

    Key takeaways will include:

    • Segmenting markets and customers
    • Developing customer acquisition strategies
    • Analyzing competition and positioning with limited budget

    Den Bruno will guide our discussion and share his insights. Do not miss out on this enlightening event!


    About our Guest

    Den Bruno

    Den Bruno is the president of Market Value Partners. Since 1996, Den and MVP have provided business, sales, marketing, channel and financial consulting services to start ups and growing companies developing new products in the technology sector. His background includes key hands-on roles in both management at VP/Mktg level, as well as focused consulting for a number of companies that have successfully achieved IPOs or been acquired. These companies include Digitivity, Sun Microsystems, Octel Communications and Pyramid Technologies. Since starting MVP, Den has also helped companies in a wide range of industries from consumer goods and airlines to enterprise software, wireless, Internet and multimedia companies with results oriented and low overhead precision marketing policies. Den has a BS from Stanford University and an MBA from the Harvard Business School.

    To learn more about Market Value Partners, go to: www.mvpventures.com


    Event Logistics


    Pre-registration is recommended -- seating is limited.

    To use a coupon or register by phone, please call (408) 494-8378.




    111 West Saint John, Suite 200

    San Jose, CA 95113

    Phone: 408-494-8378


    6:30pm-7:00pm - registration

    7:00pm-9pm - discussion



    $15 for non-SDForum Members

    No charge for SDForum members and students with ID

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