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AZ Tech Beat | April 24, 2017

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Free Lunch Fridays Hits Phoenix

Tishin Donkersley

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Startups need money, resources-and a free lunch! AZ Tech Beat, in partnership with Seed Spot, will be hosting Free Lunch Fridays in Phoenix. Free Lunch Fridays, a non-profit organization, has one simple goal-to provide community, content, connections and access to capital to the startups and entrepreneurs who fuel the ecosystem. The program runs the last Friday of the month and includes a lecture from a locally- to nationally-known entrepreneur or expert-the location of the event will shift around the Valley each month. The focus is to offer the startup community access to resources, experts, partners and capital. “The startup community in Arizona needs resources and support to fuel the ecosystem. Free lunch Fridays is one such national program that embraces the trials and tribulations of the startup process and helps provide solutions to get our entrepreneurs to the next level.” Said Tishin Donkersley, M.A., Editor for AZ Tech Beat. March 29th will kick off the first event in Phoenix, with Bob La Loggia, CEO, Appointment-Plus, as the speaker with the topic, “Jack of all trades, Master of one.” “Its great to see national events like Free Lunch Fridays come to Phoenix to further the community of entrepreneurs and startups in the Valley.” Said Chris Petroff, Co-Founder of SEED SPOT.

When: Friday, March 29th, 11am to 1 pm

Where: Axosoft offices

13835 N. Northsight Blvd. | Suite 205 | Scottsdale, AZ 85260

What: Free lunch and lecture with Q&A

SIGN UP HERE

Follow us during the event on Twitter #FLFPHOENIX

How to get involved

Entrepreneurs/Experts – contact editor@aztechbeat.com if you are interested in joining the program as a speaker or mentor

Corporation/Angel – contact editor@aztechbeat if you are interested in sponsoring or speaking engagements

flf_vectorlogo Learn more about FLF visit www.thefreelunchfriday.com  – Feeding the hungry startups that feed our global economy

About Bob La Loggia:
Bob La Loggia is a veteran of four start-ups, including his most recent start-up, Appointment-Plus. Bob built Appointment-Plus from the ground up to now being a 60-person industry leader in the online scheduling space.  Bob has been in software development for over 20 years dating back to his first job out of college with Accenture. Business is Bob’s passion and it showed as he was recently named the Ed Denison Business Leader of the Year for Arizona.  Bob is a SEED SPOT mentor, a Social Venture Partners member, and is also an active angel investor with both the Arizona Technology Investor’s Forum (ATIF) and the Desert Angels. www.appointment-plus.com 
 
  • Kevin Maxwell

    I have heard Bob speak before and he is an excellent speaker.
    I am out of town but am returning early just to attend this event. Thanks for the email. Would have missed this had I not been paying attention.

  • Hamid Shojaee

    I agree. Bob is a great speaker (funny too), not to mention a super successful software entrepreneur.

  • Looking forward to hearing more from Bob!

  • Sounds great! Bob is a great presenter.

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