Award-winning transmedia producer, author, and entrepreneur Lisa Nicole Bell will share specific strategies you can use to grow your business in Silicon Beach. As an active member and supporter of the startup and tech communities in LA, she has her finger on the pulse of the most effective ways to capitalize on fresh Silicon Beach opportunities. From press and brand building to networking and fundraising, Lisa will share the secrets and strategies you need to reach your business milestones and fully realize your professional potential.You'll learn:
-How to leverage the unique business opportunities in Silicon Beach
-Where to find funding in LA
-How to build a network that tangibly improves your bottom line
-Why your brand needs a powerful story (and how it can get you major press)
Named a Woman Making a Difference by the Los Angeles Business Journal, Lisa Nicole Bell is an entrepreneur, transmedia producer, and on air personality whose projects have earned a variety of awards and nominations including the Cable Positive award, an NAACP Theatre award, and the Young Entrepreneur of the Year award. Lisa's background spans several industries in LA including entertainment, real estate, business development, social good, and digital media. She now serves as the founder and CEO of Inspired Life Media Group where she and her team conceive, develop, and produce original premium content and programming for multiple platforms. Lisa also writes a column for Ad:Tech and contributes to Fast Company.In addition to being named a Strong Entrepreneur to Follow by Women 2.0, Lisa and her work have appeared in Forbes, Mashable, Black Enterprise, PBS, Fox Small Business, and more. Lisa has delivered keynote talks at national and international events including TEDx, CEO, Black Women for Wellness, and S.T.R.A.W. Bahamas. She holds a degree in Business Law from California State University, Northridge, a Princeton Review Best Business School in America. Lisa also serves as the co-chair of the LA chapter of the Young Entrepreneur Council and actively supports startup and tech communities.