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Founder’s In Sales: Great products don’t sell themselves!

April 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

Isn’t having a great product more important for a B2B startup’s success than sales? Actually, both are equally important!

As a Founder how do you get your sales to go hand in hand with your product? Our panel will attest, it entails lots of mistakes, plenty of wrong decisions and overcoming the mistaken belief sales is something you think about after you build a great product. Startups which have survived and thrived were those willing to learn and appreciate the art and science of sales early on.

This month’s special event will have founders in various stages sharing not only what they learned in the early days, but how they built out and scaled their sales teams from scratch.

Whether you are a startup in a seed stage of growth or funded and getting ready to a scale, this talk is for you chock-full of lessons, stories, and practical advice for thinking about sales and building a winning sales process.

We look forward to seeing you at this exciting Enterprise Sales Forum event!


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AARON FRAZIN – Founder and CEO at Detective.io

MATT KUNKEL – CEO at LogicGate


AMANDA LANNERT – CEO at The Jellyvision Lab

STACI BOYER – Award winning published author of MOTIV8N’U


A special thanks to Sandalphon Capital for helping to make this event possible!

Sandalphon Capital is a Chicago-based VC firm focused on Pre-Seed through Series A investments in Chicago, the Midwest and underserved markets, typically investing $100-250k initial checks. Industry agnostic, but focus primarily on high-margin, recurring revenue business models, and have invested across a range of sectors including enterprise SaaS, fintech, insurtech, real estate tech,  healthcare and IoT. Sandalphon was founded in June 2016 and has backed 17 portfolio companies so far.



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The Enterprise Sales Forum is a professional sales community focused on creating the future of sales through education, innovation, and collaboration.  Our monthly sales talks at chapter globally along with shared educational content advancing professional sales techniques provide an unparalleled opportunity for professional development and networking. If you are interested in exploring sponsorship opportunities, please reach out to Christopher Perras, Co-Founder & Head of Partnerships for more information at christopher@enterprisisesalesforum.com.


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