September 20, 2022
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
You don’t have to get a business loan or secure outside investment to launch your business. In this interactive webinar, you’ll learn how to bootstrap your venture using the resources you already have. You’ll weigh the pros and cons of bootstrapping and discover tips for making your self-funded business a success.
Presenter: Bridget Manley, Vice President, and Chief Learning Officer, Ascendant Design and Training – Bridget is an eLearning specialist with a passion for helping learners become effective agents in their careers and in their communities. She co-founded Ascendant Design and Training with her husband Daniel Patterson in July 2020. Before that, she was the curriculum manager for a Denver-based startup company where she developed compliance and manufacturing training for the state-legal cannabis industry. Bridget draws from a range of learning theories and instructional design models to create courses that are precision-built to solve real-world problems. She uses research-based methodologies and a thoughtful application of technology to develop lessons that engage and enlighten learners.
Daniel is a Software Systems Developer, Ascendant Design and Training – Daniel is a Software Systems Developer with over 30 years of multi-disciplinary experience in software, electronic, and mechanical design. He has been involved in several different industries, including logistics, gaming, music, and heavy equipment to name just a few. In those industries, Daniel has managed projects large and small, has overseen research, development, engineering, and IT departments, and has managed the implementation and upkeep of automated production systems. Daniel’s current occupational role at Ascendant is to create new technical tools, techniques, and procedures that can lead to new inroads for the EdTech industry to the benefit of instructional designers, educators, and their students.