Innovation fanatic, wicked-good problem-solver, insightful advisor and voracious learner, Lisa Lloyd has invented, licensed and brought to market numerous products, including products to major distributors, Goody Products®, Scunci®, and Helen of Troy®, as well as Shark Tank featured product TC Pets, for which she won the coveted investment from “Shark” Daymond John of FUBU. She is also the founder of the Inventor’s Association of Arizona and has been a contracted consultant for hundreds of small businesses and startups as well as to major corporations like InventHelp®, Scunci® and Newell Rubbermaid®.
Her experience also includes of Director of New Business Development for Early Stage East. ESE is a high-level venture conference planning company specializing in early stage VC for High-Tech and Biotech companies.
Aram Chavez Keynote: Aha! to Exit Panel Discussion Speaker - Lessons from the Trendsetter and the 'Gnombre'
Sunday, May 5, 2019 1pm-2pm - Q&A Interview on Stage
If you read Venture Beat or Crunchbase, it often sounds like startup unicorns go directly from idea to exit, without too much time or effort in between. But, the truth is that startup giants like Uber, Airbnb, and Slack were in business 8-10 years before they gained the widespread public attention they have today.
What were they doing all that time? Following the predictable path that most startups need to follow from AHA! to Exit.