Keynote addresses by crowdfunding expert,
Devin Thorpe and serial entrepreneur, Jeff Kearl

Salt Lake City—March 3, 2014—MountainWest Capital Network today announced it will host the first annual MWCN Business Boot-Camp on March 27, 2014. The full-day event is designed to give emerging businesses basic training through valuable instruction from industry experts. The Business Boot-Camp will be held at the Little America Hotel in Salt Lake City and will offer two tracks focused on the needs of companies of different sizes.

The Keynote addresses will be by Devin Thorpe, internationally recognized crowdfunding thought-leader and Jeff Kearl, Chairman and CEO of Stance.

“This power-packed event grew out of numerous requests from the business community for MWCN sponsors and board members to create a forum to share their wealth of knowledge,” said Todd Leishman, Chairman of the MWCN Business Boot-Camp. “The boot-camp theme for the event is not far off from the intensity of what will occur. There will not be another single day this entire year for someone to gain as much business education as they will at the MWCN Business Boot-Camp on March 27.”

The start-up track (designed for companies with $0 – $500K revenue) will feature the following presentations:

  • Basic Training for Startups
  • Early Stage Financial Issues
  • Equity Finance for Start-ups
  • Leveraging Professional Service Relationships
  • IT Fitness for Emerging Companies
  • Building the Right Company – Nail It Then Scale It
  • Power Marketing – Putting Investment Dollars to Work

The established business track (designed for companies with $500K – $5M+) will feature the following presentations:

  • Private Equity Know How
  • Transactional Value: Special Forces
  • Protecting Your IP
  • Banking for Tech Start-ups
  • Managing Business Risks
  • Managing Success: Growing, Protecting, and Distributing
  • Equity & Emerging Companies

About MountainWest Capital Network

MountainWest Capital Network is Utah’s first and largest business networking organization devoted to supporting entrepreneurial success, and dedicated to the flow of financial, entrepreneurial and intellectual capital.


MWCN Contact:
Cheri Farnsworth

Media Contact:
Tim Rush