A video we’d like to share with you presents a speech by Joey Arora, a Vice President of Growth at The Outpost. Joey talks about leveraging non-dilutive funding opportunities to scale your company.
Topic – Leveraging non-dilutive funding opportunities to scale your company
- Using non-dilutive funding to explore new markets
- How to leverage Government R&D funding to grow your startup
- How to do customer discovery with the US Military
- Building winning government proposals
- Advantages of dual-use (commercial and government) focused companies
As the VP of Growth at The Outpost, a boutique consulting firm, Joey helps companies win government contracts, especially in the defense arena. As an Air Force Veteran and current Air Force reservist, he has served as an Airfield Operations Officer in the US and Afghanistan where he led innovation efforts and co-founded AFWERX, an innovation program to connect innovators and accelerate results for culture change and technology adoption. He was responsible for shaping the strategy around how the Air Force invests in small business: he scaled the organization from 5 to 350+ people, engaged 100,000+ Airmen, and funded 2,422 companies with $710M, allowing 530 prototype projects and 50+ scaling to serve the strategic needs of the Air Force. Joey has started 3 companies, facilitated Startup Weekends, been a 1 Million Cups organizer, and is a grassroots ecosystem builder. He is mission-driven, passionate about innovation in government, cares deeply about entrepreneurship, architecting my own lego creations, working out, being under the Colorado sky (where dreams come true), and transforming everyday moments into memorable stories.
You can get the full recording of the Tech Startup Growth Summit here.