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Berkonomics

Dave Berkus is a noted speaker, author and early stage private equity investor. He is acknowledged as one of the most active angel investors in the country, having made and actively participated in over 140 technology investments. He currently manages two angel VC funds (Berkus Technology Ventures, LLCand Kodiak Ventures, L.P.)  and is Managing Director of three Tech Coast Angels ACE Funds (TCA).  Dave is past Chairman of TCA, one of the largest angel networks in the United States. 

Dave currently serves as chairman of six of his portfolio companies, and was named “Director of the Year, Early Stage Businesses” by The Forum for Corporate Directors for his successful directorship and CEO coaching efforts.  He founded his first commercial venture at the age of fifteen – a phonograph record production and manufacturing company he managed through his college years, taking it public shortly after college graduation. He was the founder of Computerized Lodging Systems Inc (CLS), which he guided as CEO for over a decade that included two consecutive years on the Inc.500 list of America’s fastest growing companies.

Educational Offerings

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Learn the importance of building a successful board

Learn how to manage your board

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Here's a great post for start-ups on building a board or managing a board of directors.  Enjoy!

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Learn about some of the real "hidden" costs of pursuing outside investment

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A blog post that covers some of the real costs of outside investment

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Learn best practices for time management and allocating time effectively as a start-up venture CEO

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Learn what niche marketing is

Learn why it's important

Learn how to find your niche

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Understand the 10 steps for a successful early stage business

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Dave Berkus describes his ten tests for a successful early stage business.

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Understand how dashboards are used to help in the management of your business

Understand different analytics used to measure business effectiveness

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Dave Berkus explains how to use niche marketing to find acceptance for products or services at minimal cost and maximum effect.

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Competencies

  • Business: Economics
  • Business: Investing & Wealth Creation
  • Business: Boards of Directors
  • Business: Venture Capital
  • Business: Small Business & Entrepreneurship
  • Business: Productivity & Time Management
  • Business: Social Media
  • Business: Marketing: Advertising
  • Business: Meeting & Event Planning

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