OEN CEO Roundtable with Kim Thanos: Turning a Great Idea into a Fundable Idea

You have a great idea. But are you having trouble finding funding? Kim Thanos, Founder and CEO of Lumen Learning, has been there. At our next CEO Roundtable, she’ll share the work that she and her team did from making their first pitch to securing their first funding commitment to closing their first $2.5 million funding round. Join her for an illuminating, honest discussion about how to make your great idea fundable.


Kim Thanos of Lumen LearningSession Leader: Kim Thanos, Lumen Learning
Lumen Learning replaces expensive commercial textbooks with free, high quality open educational resources (OER) to make education more affordable, while at the same time improving student success. Prior to creating Lumen Learning, Kim led the Next Generation Learning Challenges-funded Kaleidoscope Project.

Who should attend this event: Open only to CEOs or Presidents of currently operating companies that have employees. Boxed lunch will be served. This program is limited to 12 participants, and is available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cost: The cost is $35 for OEN Members and $60 for non-members. Please register online by clicking the “Purchase Options” button at right.

Please note: Because of a recent CRM migration, all OEN Members need to reset their password before they can continue to take advantage of our deep member discounts. If you haven’t done so yet, please reset your password here

OEN CEO Roundtable is sponsored by: Davis Wright Tremaine

January 27, 2016 11:30 AM
January 27, 2016 1:00 PM
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First Citizens Bank
Conference Room - Lobby Level
309 SW Sixth Avenue
Portland OR
Julie Brown
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