Crucial Connections: Online & Offline (IRL)

Jun 17, 2014 · Norrmalm, Sweden
This special event examines the crucial connections that are needed to succeed in business and, well... in life. Everything relies on making the RIGHT connections: your startup team, business partnerships, clients, customers, and even your everyday relationships. 
We'll look at the many ways to connect online and also IRL (in the real world). Learn how to make these crucial connections and where to find that next important contact that could make the difference between success and failure. If you think you know how to 'network' - think again. Plus learn how to better use LinkedIn, and even what should (and shouldn't) go on a CV. 
This may be the most important event you'll attend all year.  
Beer & food will be served, courtesy of Elance.  
Register now: 70 SEK (8.00 EUR) or pay 100 SEK (cash only) at the door. (A few tickets have been set aside for students so they may attend free.) 
 
EVENT PANELISTS: 
David Garpenståhl - Serial Entrepreneur and Advisor
Steffen Hedebrandt - Client Marketing Manager, Europe at Elance.com 
Barry O'Brien - English CV, LinkedIn, Consultant 
 
Event to be moderated, in English, by Peter Fosso (from USA; Founder of Global Music Project, NetMusic Entertainment, Stockholm Entrepreneurs, etc.) 
 
SCHEDULE (approximate times): 
Check-In/Mingling/Drinks (17.30-18.00), Panel Discussion (18.15-20.00), Meet The Panelists/Mingling (20.00-21.30 or so). Beer & food will be served, courtesy of Elance.  
 
SPONSORS:
Elance.com is where people Work Differently™. A pioneer in today’s freelance revolution, Elance is the world’s leading platform for online work, with over 500,000 businesses and 2 million freelancers using Elance in 170+ countries.
Global Music Project is a non-profit organization whose mission is to help others through the power of music: concerts for a cause, charity events, films, volunteering, and entrepreneurship. Let's create some music events in Stockholm!
And special thanks to our venue sponsor, Impact Hub!
ABOUT THE PANELISTS

David Garpenståhl is a serial entrepreneur with 20+ years of experience founding and leading more than 10 companies. He has a successful track record from the music, gaming and events industries, including companies such as DreamHack (the world’s largest digital festival), ESN Social Software (acquired by Electronic Arts, EA) and Inferno Online." 
 

As Chief of Operations at Vintageandrare a Copenhagen based startup, Steffen Hedebrandt quickly realized that the two things a startup never has enough of is money and time. Inspired by Tim Ferriss’ Four Hour Work week, Steffen found a solution to this challenge. Through Elance.com he built a global team of freelancers who were ready to work when needed and at competitive rates. Now, working as Marketing Manager for Elance in Europe, Steffen’s focus is to raise awareness about the Human Cloud and help other companies build and grow their businesses. 
 

Barry O'Brien is an English CV & LinkedIn Consultant with over 700 clients helped in 2013 from organisations such as SAS, Ericsson, Astra Zeneca, Bonnier, KI, KTH, Umeå University and Unionen. He's the owner of Your Career Link, a Stockholm based career coaching company that helps individuals, businesses and universities to develop job search tools, career change strategies and business-building techniques, with a focus on using LinkedIn. Barry inspires confidence with his clients and is a top performer that rises to the challenge.  
 
ABOUT THE MODERATOR

Peter Fosso is a serial entrepreneur from Seattle, Washington (USA) and the founder of Global Music Project, NetMusic Entertainment, Seattle Entrepreneurs, Stockholm Entrepreneurs, and more. Peter has a diverse background as an entrepreneur with strong expertise in the music industry, technology, and consumer or B2B-related businesses. He's an Internet business developer and consultant, advising in companies' business development, marketing, social media strategies, and can also help Swedish companies enter the U.S. marketplace.  
Stockholm Entrepreneurs is a social enterprise so revenue generated goes toward Global Music Project, a non-profit organization whose mission is to empower people through the power of music and volunteering. Support with your donation… http://globalmusicproject.org/donation
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