Virtual Startup Summer School #5: Sales 101

Make the Most of your Wednesdays!

June 3 – July 29, 2020 – 12:30-1:30

Have an idea? Do you crave to build something? Join us virtually on Zoom, each Wednesday this summer, for a semester of Startup School. Learn from the best in the industry about what it looks like to start your own company and how to do it well.

Session 5: July 1, 12:30-1:30

Title: Sales 101 

Speaker: Kim Wilson 

Description: If pursuing sales is something new for you, or maybe you have started to get some traction and don’t know what’s next – this session of Summer School is for you! We will provide concrete steps on how to start the sales process as well as information on what to do once the sales start churning. From establishing processes to talking about wise opportunities we will equip you to build your startup on a firm foundation on facts that will lead to success and a thriving company.

Bio: Kim is an experienced Founder and CEO, having successfully exited her most recent start-up: Social News Desk (SND). As a former-journalist, Kim saw a problem in her own industry and solved it by creating a SaaS company which would go on to become the worldwide leader in social media solutions for local news. In 2014, Kim led Social News Desk through an acquisition by Graham Holdings (NYSE:GHC); a public company which was founded by Katharine Graham, the first female Fortune 500 CEO. Today, Kim remains at the helm of Social News Desk, overseeing an entirely remote team and supporting more than 30,000 journalists worldwide.