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Kate Berg and the Art of Business

Kate Berg recently approached us about an idea for an event at the Stamford Innovation Center.  The idea was to have an event that just focuses on the people in the community, helping them share ideas, have fun and enjoy food, drink and music, instead of a demo or tech talk or a briefing on intellectual property.  (Although we at SIC have become pretty good at running those sorts of events.).

The event is called the Art of Business and you can read a little more about the first Art of Business event here:  http://www.artofbiz.org.  The event takes place this coming Thursday, March 20th at 6pm.  We’ll have food, wine, great people and music.  I think its going to be a lot of fun.

Register here: http://bit.ly/artofbiz3-20

But who is Kate Berg?

Kate grew up in New Canaan, began her career at Gartner, and has worked for major firms including KPMG, Jupiter, M3 Mobile, and Hearst.

Kate served as President for Collective Bias, a social shopper marketing company named to the annual Forbes list of 100 Most Promising Companies. Collective Bias weaves organic social content into real-life stories to create millions of impressions, drive organic SEO and ultimately sales for brands and retailers like Starbucks, Nestle and Walgreens.

at Collective Bias, Kate
—->Laid the foundation for rapid growth and innovation; achieving 130% revenue growth in 2012.
—->Led the company’s Series A fund raise for $10.5MM; closed in March, 2013.
—-> Spearheaded the protection of key company intellectual property; overseeing a copyright infringement victory in federal court and the filing of patent and trademark applications.

Kate frequently speaks and writes on the topics of mobile and social media, as well as the need for more women leaders in technology.

Kate is a SCORE advisor and is our kick-off speaker for our upcoming Stamford Startup Weekend.  (April 11-13, sign up here).

Kate has a phenomenal attitude a wealth of knowledge.  Come join us for our first Art of Business event.  Register here http://bit.ly/artofbiz3-20

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