Working With Entrepreneurs: Practical Advice for Freelancers, Free Agents and Solopreneurs: Meeting Recap

By: Ginny Murphy Posted in Event, Meeting Recaps

questionmarkAustin is rated the top U.S. city for entrepreneurs, but working with a micro- or small business has its challenges — and rewards. Join us for a discussion of the rules of the game:

Risk and reward?

How should a solopreneur engage?
What are the best networking opportunities?
How should I craft my contract?
Who’s my contact and how do I get their attention?
What about billing options?

Tina Cannon is a partner with Napkin Venture, an entrepreneurial advisory firm that provides assistance with legal, branding, strategy and drop-in C-level support for startups. Ms. Cannon is the co-founder of PreAccelerate, a pre-seed stage incubator in Austin, TX. She was the CEO and co-founder of, the leading online pet health resource acquired in 2011. She is also the co-founder of Book-a-Vet. Ms. Cannon was recently the Entrepreneur-in-Residence at Texas State University and has been a guest blogger for CBS (

Sherry Lowry is the principal of The Lowry Group, a master certified coach and lifetime serial entrepreneur. She has founded and run seven businesses in seven different industries, is a professional business mentor and a collaboration and alliance coach.  She has mentored entire industries and worked with coached hundreds of clients worldwide about partnership and innovation.


The meeting was held at:
Ronald McDonald House
1315 Barbara Jordan Boulevard
Austin, TX  78723

Ginny Murphy

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