SBDC Updates

Raising Venture Capital



  • Alex Martinez, Former CEO or ByteCubed and VP at Leidos

  • Challenges with seeking outside capital for growing your small business

  • Techniques on pitch deck development and engaging prospective VCs

  • Follow-on actions including due diligence and oversight of VCs

Office of Management and Budget (OMB)



  • Erik Brine, OMB

  • Defense Science and Technology Examiner

  • Office of Management and Budget

  • who will be discussing Defense Budget Perspectives, and what to expect going into FY19

Networking and Teaming



  • ​The first SBDC meeting of the year focused on networking among members and discussing teaming opportunities.

  • Members also shared how they are coping with the current budget environment and CR.

Joint event with Washington Cyber Roundtable



  • SBDC held a joint event with the Washington Cyber Roundtable as part of FedScoop Cyber Week

  • The event featured Mr. Charles Nelson, Deputy Director for Outreach at U.S. Cyber Command's Capabilities Development Group and Mr. John Mills, Director of Cybersecurity Policy, Strategy, and International Integration in the Office of the CIO at the Department of Defense.

  • Speakers and attendees discussed how the government is taping small businesses for the most innovative cyber solutions

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