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November 2011 - Colorado Springs Entrepreneurs Group Meetup

November 2011 - Colorado Springs Entrepreneurs Group Meetup - Final Agenda !

This month we are back to our home meetup location... THE EAST LIBRARY on Union Blvd.  Schedule your calendars for Wednesday November 30th at 6:00PM


Meeting Agenda:

(Hour 1)

6:00PM – 6:25PM – “Gettin’ in the Mood” LiveIntro’s & QuikBio's  (25 Minutes - Group)
Food and Refreshments, Socializing, Introductions…
Sponsored by Ensemble Ventures, LLC  !



6:25PM – 6:30PM – Getting Down to Business
Internet Updates - (5 Minutes - M. Schmidt - Meetup & CSE Site)
Membership Status - Meetup Updates – Web-Site
Update on CSE Group Site:

6:30PM – 7:00PM – Revenue North Small Business Conference Overview

30 Minutes
Mr. Frank Rudy - Revenue North Representative

The Revenue North Small Business Growth Summit is 100% focused on helping small businesses increase their profitability through revenue growth in the most cost-effective manner possible.  To that end, we have gathered experts in sales, marketing, customer retention, customer service, planning and personnel to share proven ways to grow your business—all for only $99 per person or $299 for up to 5-member staff.

I have asked Frank Rudy to drop by this month to give us an advanced "sneak peak" at the upcoming Small Business Conference that is being held here in the Springs in January.  We have already created a Meetup Schedule Event for the Summit so that you can add it to your calendars.

(Hour 2)

7:00PM – 7:15PM (Bio Break) – 15 Minutes

7:15PM – 7:45PM– “Guest Business Speaker” – 30 Minutes

Mr. Matt Troyer - Founder - CobaltIP.COM

About Matt Troyer:
Matt is a University of Colorado at Boulder graduate with a BA in Biochemistry in 1988. And what did he do with this Biochemistry degree... he became and Entrepreneur ! - Matt was a founder and partner in which today is known as He helped grow the company to 80 employees in size and sold out his interests in 2000. Matt has a number of start-up companies under his belt...

For the past several years Matt has been the VP of Online Innovation at Taeus International Corporation where he was responsible for several of TAEUS' online products that help intellectual property executives manage their patent portfolios including TAEUSportalware, TAEUSreports, TAEUSworks, Patent Attorney Tracker, and PTO Gazette. Matt also managed the technology of the website and the online marketing functions at TAEUS International Corporation.

Well Matt has now formed a new company...  COBALTIP.COM ( and is destined to shake up the patent searching and analytics market...  And CSE Group members are in for a treat because he is going to provide our group with a "Sneak Peak" at CobaltIP 24-hours before his official public launch (Dec 1st).  Matt has already been online and in beta testing trials, but he is launching publicaly on Thursday !!!

About Matt's Talk:

In fact, Matt first talked about his new IP searching and analytic project over a year ago back in August 2010 when he gave a talk on his plans for developing a patent data analytics solution.  At our November meetup Matt will "unveil" some of the insider challenges he faced in bringing this product to the marketplace !!!

So this is your second chance to "sit at the strategic planning table" with Matt has he formulates his roll-out plan for CobaltIP !

7:45PM – 8:00PM - Update on Colorado Capital Congress and L3C Legislation

8:00PM - 8:45PM - 45 Minutes of Networking and Open Forum Discussions

- Topics:  Revenue North Small Business Conference, L3C Legislation, etc.

8:45PM – Close

9:00PM – Library Closes

Hope you can make it and participate in Colorado Springs most engaging monthly Entrepreneurial meetup in town !


Mike Schmidt, Chair

Colorado Springs Entrepreneurs Group

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