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Getting Started: Introduction to Startup Operations

May 25 @ 17:30 - 18:30


Carnation Capital. Tell Your Story.

At an early stage startup, the Operations role is all about boosting team productivity to ensure a product idea becomes a reality as quickly as possible. Your duty is to streamline processes and remove roadblocks, clearing the way for innovation.

Startup Operations roles vary wildly from traditional corporate operations, requiring their own playbook. Learn what to expect in your next role at a startup, and how you can make an impact on the first day.

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They will discuss:

  • The mindset change between corporate and startup operations.
  • Lean Startup principles and changes you can implement today.
  • How to incorporate changes across teams and achieve buy-in with new processes.
  • Initial programs to consider, such as project management software, CRMs, and email automation.

Who Should Join?

  • First-time startup employees, especially for small and mid-sized company HR professionals and operations associates.
  • Open to anyone willing to learn about fostering innovation in the workplace.

About Carnation Capital

Carnation Capital is a startup consulting firm helping early stage companies develop sustainable, innovative processes. Carnation aims to give startups the capacity they need to build their company.

  • Lean Mindset: Embrace Lean Startup principles to increase productivity, and find product-market fit.
  • Project Management: Self-organize through Gantt, Scrum, Kanban, and other project management systems.
  • Data Analytics: Evidence-based decision making to prove the value you provide to customers.

Kelly Navickas is the founder of Carnation Capital, a business process consultant with a background in early stage fundraising. Prior to founding Carnation Capital, Kelly studied startup innovative practices at MIT. She was then recruited by Netcapital, a private capital raising platform, to help startups with fundraising and organizational management. In this time she developed relationships with accredited investors and used their feedback to provide curated advice to their portfolio of startups.

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May 25
17:30 - 18:30