Aram Chavez with Aha to Exit and Carolyn Vasos with Perimeter83 with Special Guest Host Brendan Barrett
Aha to Exit is a proven start-up accelerator complete with mentorship, resources and one-on-one guidance provided by their trained and certified start-up experts. Whether your business is just an idea or a candidate for acquisition, their team provides targeted resources and actionable guidance to move you to the next stage of the start-up lifecycle.
They have helped 3500+ entrepreneurs through mentoring, workshops, investment and educational resources. Their accelerator follows a 10 step process to bring your Aha idea to a fully functional, realized and exitable business. With Aha To Exit™ you will be guided by a real world, real-time 10 step sequence to commercialize and monetize your dreams.
Aram Chavez is an investor, entrepreneur, and teacher who carries extensive international business expertise. He speaks regularly on finance and entrepreneurship,
is a mentor to dozens of students and he is community driven. He sponsored ASU’s first Women’s Entrepreneurship club at ASU (2013). He is majority owner in two companies, SCI Creations, LLC and Gnomigos, Inc.
He carries his MBA from Thunderbird, School of Global Management. He consults for NGO’s, businesses, municipalities, CEO’s, etc. He is a Board Member of Tonto Creek Camp (Tontozona), which delivers curriculum to underserved youth.
His mission is to teach the processes for innovators to become entrepreneurs, globally; to that end, he recently co-authored a generative map with a temporal view of how to teach innovators to become entrepreneurs: A Map of Technology Entrepreneurship: Aha To ExitTM.
Perimeter83 provides vibrant events and lecture series, access to a wider breadth of technology and tech-focused mentors, as well as elite training from the regionally accredited University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, AZ.
We offer coworking space for those companies that need to grow wisely and affiliate memberships to those larger businesses looking to “plant their flag” at UAT with students and the amenities on campus such as: Cyber Security War Room, VR/AR labs, Robotics lab, Makers lab, digital studio, etc.
Carolyn Vasos is the Director of Business Development for Perimeter83 inside the University of Advancing Technology in Tempe, AZ. Vermont/Scottsdale, AZ born and raised, Carolyn attended the University of Arizona majoring in Communications/Radio/TV. She worked for eight years in the Phoenix Broadcast Talk Radio market as their Business Manager. This put her into the conversation with many Valley leaders and politicians. She also helped implement the first Bloomberg radio affiliate nationwide at KFNN Business Talk Radio and a national financial trade show.
She moved into the emerging sector of Global Branding for SHR Perceptual Management in Scottsdale, AZ supporting client brands: Coke, General Mills, Boeing, Starwood, Mattel, BMW, Ford, etc. And helped with their Arizona Innovative Thinking (IT) Conference, similar Ted Talk Conference. Carolyn, then helped co-founded Brian Fidler Interactive Web Design & Development, which was recognized by Tauchen as one of the 1000 Best Websites globally. Clients included: MGM Grand Hotels, Phoenix Children’s Hospital and Robson Communities.
She expanded into social media sales by joining Yelp.com, as they expanded into the Scottsdale market. Along the way, she is a Boys Team Charity Board Member, a key parental leader of Villa Montessori School, a leading Pi Beta Phi Alum and an active member of the Brophy College Prep Mothers Guild. She supports many activist causes in our Phoenix community every single chance she gets.
Carolyn brings her unique insight to create a lively and active community at Perimeter83. She’s a Tech Evangelist, mentoring and managing P83 clients to develop unique pathways to success. It’s the access and synergy of a coworking space and Carolyn enjoys advising and adding to the Tech Ecosystem. The ultimate goal? Growing our robust Tech Sector for Arizona. So go ahead, imagine it and Carolyn will make it happen. Eventually, she’ll meet everyone on the planet, share the story of your brand and get the word out-it’s that simple. Quote from a recent client, “watch her, she’s going to meet everyone in this room.”
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Brendan Alan Barrett is a top sales producer who has generated millions of dollars in revenue. As a sales trainer Brendan helps B2B sellers get more meetings with qualified prospects and close more sales.