Past Webinars


For reference, webinars from the 2017 and 2015 competitions are listed here.  (Access to most of them is restricted to active competitors in Fish 2.0). Click on the 2015 Webinars icon to view the webinars offered in that year


2017 Webinars

All of the webinars below can only be viewed by Fish 2.0 competitors, on the password-protected Fish 2.0 Hub. Click Here to access the Hub

Phase 2 “Office Hours”: Questions and Answers (June 8, 2017)

Phase 2 “Office Hours”: Questions and Answers (June 8, 2017)

Open discussion format webinar. In this webinar, participants asked a wide range of questions relating to their business and how they should respond to some of the Phase 2 questions.


Customers and Competition (May 22, 2017)

Customers and Competition (May 22, 2017)

In this webinar we covered questions about your Customers, Competition and Market Sizing. We provided tips to define market strategies, identify customer segments, size addressable markets, and develop competitive intelligence for your business.


Understanding Phase 2 and the Scoring Framework (May 11, 2017)

Understanding Phase 2 and the Scoring Framework (May 11, 2017)

In this webinar we covered the Phase 2 key questions and discussed the Judging Criteria so you can do your best in filling out your entry. We also discussed supporting webinars & resources.

 

What's Involved and Why Get Involved (Febr 22, 2017)

What's Involved and Why Get Involved (Febr 22, 2017)

This webinar provides information on the 2017 Fish 2.0 Competiton and goes into detail on the application process for competitors. Included in the webinar are testimonials from 2015 Fish 2.0 finalists and runners-up about what they got out of the process, what they wish they had known beforehand, and hints for success. Four entrepreneurs present their experiences and there is a Q/A with them and the Fish 2.0 team Click here to stream video now.

 

2015 Webinars

All of the webinars below can only be viewed by Fish 2.0 competitors, on the password-protected Fish 2.0 Hub. Click Here to access the Hub

Finding the Right Customers for Your Business: Customer Acquisition and Market Channel Strategies (May 19, 2015)

Finding the Right Customers for Your Business: Customer Acquisition and Market Channel Strategies (May 19, 2015)

Learn about best practices, lessons learned and valuable experiences from customer acquisition and market channel strategies. Speakers include Mark Magers, Jessica Kramer and Sarah Williams, who have built businesses around Fair Trade chocolate, farm to table produce, and convenience store foods.


The Colors of Money: Finding the right financial partners and types of capital for your enterprise (June 2, 2015)

The Colors of Money: Finding the right financial partners and types of capital for your enterprise (June 2, 2015)

Learn about the investor and lender ecosystem and who is the right type of financial partner for your business. Speakers include Paul Matteucci of US Venture Partners, Dick Clime of CEI Maine and Charly Kleissner, of 100% Impact Network and Toniic.


Finding and Working with Large Scale Buyers (June 16, 2015)

Finding and Working with Large Scale Buyers (June 16, 2015)

Learn about best practices for working with large scale buyers, wholesale / retail outlets, and other major players in the supply chain. A key theme in this panel is the evolving landscape of sustainability and health in procurement. Speakers include Pierre Asseo of Wabel, Phil Gibson of Resilinsea and former Seafood Group Director at Safeway USA, and Kendra Klein of Physicians for Social Responsibility.


Integrating and Measuring Impacts in your Venture (July 21, 2015)

Integrating and Measuring Impacts in your Venture (July 21, 2015)

In an environment where sustainability is increasingly driving consumer purchasing, supply chain transparency and investor interest, it has never been more important to understand, measure and communicate Impact in your business. This webinar will explore the importance of integrating measurable social and environmental practices in ways that can complement financial return. We will learn why impact metrics are important, what investors look for, and practical advice for integrating Impact into your business.


Legal Fundamentals: Business Structures and IP Protection Tips (Aug 12, 2015)

Legal Fundamentals: Business Structures and IP Protection Tips (Aug 12, 2015)

This session provides practical legal insights for businesses seeking for investment and / or global expansion in regulated markets. Early decisions about company formation can have lasting impact on your operations. Panelists discuss common structures, including emerging Impact driven structures, as well as potential legal pitfalls businesses can encounter at the early and growth stage. The webinar also covers protecting and licensing intellectual property, as well as guidance for companies based outside the United States or working with U.S. investors.


Chris Lipp - Win Investment (Sept 8, 2015)

Chris Lipp - Win Investment (Sept 8, 2015)

This webinar is intended for Fish 2.0 Finalists and Runners Up. We will present information about the pitching and pitch training process, followed by a presentation from one of the Fish 2.0 Pitch Coaches, Chris Lipp.


Nathan Gold - Captivate Any Audience (Sept 10, 2015)

Nathan Gold - Captivate Any Audience (Sept 10, 2015)

This webinar is intended for Fish 2.0 Finalists and Runners Up. It repeats the basic information about the pitching and pitch training process provided in the Chris Lipp session (see below), followed by a presentation from Nathan Gold. The two pitch sessions are complementary.