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J. Kelly Hoey
Works at jkellyhoey.co
Attended University of British Columbia
Lived in Victoria, British Columbia
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There are things you can do to get your marketing efforts up and running consistently to achieve bottom-line results and these 8 TED Talks should motivate your marketing this Fall.

Entrepreneurs know that marketing is like exercising regularly: even with solid, measurable facts demonstrating its benefits, there is always a reason to put it off. Money, time and human resources are generally the biggest excuses for delaying marketing efforts, and hiring a traditional PR firm or ad agency is out of reach for most small businesses, startups or other new ventures. But there are things you …
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No need to simply imagine two days gathered with women entrepreneurs on a business mission hearing from incredible speakers, dining on gourmet food, and getting needed rest + relaxation along with clarity on their business missions (plus organic spa treatment or two), all set in the gorgeous Hudson Valley as the leaves begin to turn orange and gold - my friend Angela Jia Kim is making this magic happen at Savor Life Summit on October 16-18.


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In this Innovator Insights, meet Sarah Johnson, Community Outreach Manager at TechGirlz. Sarah started her IT career as a receptionist — and by asking “why the company used pen and paper instead of a web application” she ended up as the Manager of Technology.

#womenintech #STEM #tech #startups #innovation 
Name: Sarah Johnson Title: Community Outreach Manager at TechGirlz Twitter: @TechGirlzorg @johnsons531
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Me: If a Shark Tank investor asked “why should I invest in Dublin?, what’s your answer?
Andreea: Want to come to Europe? This is your country! Ireland was named the best country to invest in Western Europe, first in the world for inward investment, first in the world for availability of skilled labour, flexibility and adaptability of workforce and first in the world for productivity and efficiency of companies and large corporations. The Republic’s overall contribution to humanity and the planet has seen it take the top spot in the very first Good Country Index. You really want to be part of that!

#Dublin #startups #Ireland #innovation 
Name: Andreea Wade Title: CEO Twitter: @brandalisms @openingdublin
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Ideas fade. Startups pivot. A strong team figures out how to do things differently, or better.

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Starting a business is hard. Things, a million little and big things, can and will go wrong – and you'll torment yourself over the possibilities before you even start. And for that reason, most people don't act on their ideas. And heck, there is no formula for coming up with a good idea.
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"Much was made of a “funding slow down in 2016”, but from our view, more than any slow down, the rules changed. For startups, successfully raising a Series A now increasingly requires not just growth statistics (i.e. users), but revenue growth and the existence of large, scaled customers."


Grand Central Tech is a community of startups and strategic partners that breaks from the traditional accelerator model by providing an unparalleled value proposition.
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People love sharing good news but [it’s] not surprising that they don’t love sharing the bad news. As a founder, you have to be able to share it all. You also have to learn how to be transparent and engaging with the investors around you that want to help. - Joanne Wilson

#startups #networking #communications

In her July 28 blog post “The Importance Of Engagement” Joanne Wilson nails the necessity of consistent, ongoing communication flowing from startup founders (or frankly any entrepreneur) to those invested in their success (especially those who have made an early financial investment): ...
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Engineering Success and Getting Others to Invest - Thursday, Sept 22 (San Francisco)

Capital is the primary catalyst for business growth, yet only 7% of investor money goes to women-led startups (PitchBook). Join us for Engineering Success and Getting Others to Invest, a Le[a]dBetter educational event focused on providing tips and best practices to help you define your product or service offering, refine it for the marketplace and attract the investors you need to get to the next level.

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Question: Is it better to jump into networking with an unpolished or unclear sense of identity and purpose or hang back and observe until you feel sure of what to say and how to say it?

#CareerEntrepreneurship #Networking 
Wait Or Jump In? Question: Is it better to jump into networking with an unpolished or unclear sense of identity and purpose or hang back and observe until you feel sure of what to say and how to say it? And my answer is….jump in! But jump in knowing that some of the best networking comes from ...
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Me: What problem would you like solved?
Gina: Women to take charge and realize their power.

#Harlem #smallbusiness #womeninbusiness 
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"The school had redesigned its introductory course, required for all first-year students, to emphasize practical uses for programming and team based-projects, and switched from the Java programming language to Python, which more closely mimics the way humans communicate." 
A few basic changes helped them improve the gender balance.
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Author of "Build Your Dream Network" (January 2017 / Tarcher Perigee)
Introduction
"If you want something done, ask a busy person to do it. The more things you do, the more you can do." - Lucille Ball 

I'm a speaker and strategist. Details on how you can work with me is on my website jkellyhoey.co or contact Melissa Broadway of The Bright Agency Group

I'm working on my first book. I contribute to inc.com and post "recommendations" on my website (also check out my "Meet The Innovators" speaker series on iTunes).

I advise and have invested in a few early stage companies. I mentor startups through my participation in selected startup accelerators. I'm Chief Tech Ambassador for the YWCA of New York City's Geek Girls Club.

Bragging rights
Listed in Forbes as one of five women changing the world of VC/Entrepreneurship, by Fast Company as one of the “25 Smartest Women On Twitter”, by Business Insider as 1 or the 100 Most Influential Tech Women on Twitter and one of 40 women over 40 to watch, I was one of 100 innovators on British Airway's UnGrounded flight from SF to London.
Education
  • University of British Columbia
    Law, 1988 - 1991
  • University of Victoria
    Political Science & Economics, 1983 - 1987
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Gender
Female
Work
Occupation
Author of Build Your Dream Network
Skills
Connecting the dots and creating opportunities.
Employment
  • jkellyhoey.co
    Author, 2016 - present
    I'm the author of the forthcoming book - Build Your Dream Network - to be released in January 2017 by Tarcher Perigee. To pre-order: http://bit.ly/21E5sHn
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Victoria, British Columbia - Vancouver, British Columbia - Toronto, Ontario - New York, New York