NWA Venture Team 2015-17 Grant Assessment
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This assessment is designed to gauge the achievement of grant goals of NWA Venture Team (NWAVT) during a three-year period (2015-17). Your confidential responses will help Terrapin Consulting discern NWAVT areas of strength, accomplishment, need and recalibration. Your comments may be included in the findings, but will not be attributed to you.

Reference to NWA Venture Team includes the work of Startup Junkie Consulting and Community Venture Foundation in relation to building NWA's entrepreneurship and innovation community.
 
Required 1.
What has been your association with the NWA Venture Team (NWAVT)? Check all that apply.
Client
Event attendee
Event speaker
Mentor
Partner
Program participant
Volunteer
Other  
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Required 2.
How long have you had your NWAVT association?
Less than one year
One year
Two years
Three or more years
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Required 3.
On a scale of 1-5 (1 being Very Negative and 5 being Very Positive), please evaluate your overall NWAVT experience.
5 - Very positive 4 - Positive 3 - Neutral 2 - Negative 1 - Very Negative       
      
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Required 4.
From your experience, please identify NWAVT's two (2) greatest strengths.
 

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Required 5.

Please identify two (2) of NWAVT's best opportunities.

 

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Required 6.
Based on your experience, please assess NWAVT's community image or reputation.
5 - Excellent 4 - Good 3 - Fair 2 - Poor 1 Do Not Know       
      
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Required 7.
How well has NWAVT achieved an original goal to facilitate a lasting entrepreneurial   ecosystem in Northwest Arkansas?
5 - Exceeded goal 4 - Met goal 3 - Near goal 2 - Making progress 1 - Missed goal       
      
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Required 8.
From your experience, how would you rate NWAVT's process to recruit the very best talent for programs and events such as Arkansas Fellowship, ScaleUp Ozarks, G60 Pitch Contests and Natural State Angel Association?
5 - Excellent 4 - Good 3 - Fair 2 - Poor 1 - Do Not Know       
      
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Required 9.
Which of these NWAVT's no-cost services have you used? Check all that apply.
1:1 mentoring
Counseling
Training
Support
Assistance
Other  
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Required 10.

If you checked at least one of the boxes in Q#9, how would you rate your experience with NWAVT? 

5 - Excellent 4 - Good 3 - Fair 2 - Poor 1 - Do Not Know       
      
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Required 11.
How would you assess how effectively NWAVT fueled new investors?
5 - Excellent 4 - Good 3 - Fair 2 - Poor 1 - Do Not Know       
      
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Required 12.
Do you feel you have adequate accessibility to entrepreneurship-related programs, events, workshops and resources available to you within Northwest Arkansas?

Yes
No
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13.
What was your most beneficial service or experience with NWAVT?
 

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Required 14.
What one thing would you like to see NWAVT focus on going forward?
 

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Required 15.
How would you rate NWAVT's efforts to add new ventures to the community?
5 - Excellent 4 - Good 3 - Fair 2 - Poor 1 - Do Not Know       
      
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Required 16.

 

What one thing should NWAVT concentrate on to retain the best and brightest talent in NWA?


 

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Required 17.

What services, if any, do you feel are missing to help entrepreneurs start and/or grow their businesses?

 

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Required 18.

How would you rate NWAVT's sustainability over time?

5 - Excellent 4 - Good 3 - Fair 2 - Poor 1 - Do Not Know       
      
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Required 19.
How would you rate the quality of the mentors and subject matter experts available through NWAVT?

5 - Excellent 4 - Good 3 - Fair 2 - Poor 1 - Do Not Know       
      
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Required 20.
How would you rate the success of the NWAVT efforts to close the Silicon
Valley/NWA disparity gap?

5 - Exceeded goal 4 - Met goal 3 - Near goal 2 - Making progress 1 - Missed goal       
      
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Required 21.
Any additional advice you would like to impart regarding how to better support entrepreneurship and innovation in Northwest Arkansas? 
 

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22.
Please enter the information indicated below.

First Name:
Last Name:
Company Name:
Email Address:
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