Delaware Sustainable Chemistry Alliance Survey
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One of DESCA's areas of focus is to drive innovation and collaborative partnerships between major strategics, startups and universities, and to build an M&A pipeline. Domain experts are vital to this effort to help advise and connect startups and innovators. Any assistance - small or large - that you can provide as part of this network can be vital to our region's growth. Please let us know if you are willing to share a little of your time and expertise to help. The information provided in this questionnaire will remain confidential.
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Where are you currently in your career?
Early career
Mid career
Seeking a change
Nearing retirement
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What is your area of expertise? (select all that apply)
Process management
Project management
New product development & commercializaton
Strategic marketing & value proposition
Branding & communications
Product management
Manufacturing operations
Value chain management
Purchasing & supply chain
Finance & accounting
Legal - IP, patents, copyrights
Legal - contracts, agreements, JDA, licensing
Legal - business
Research & development
Mergers & acquisitions
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What is your industry expertise? (select all that apply)
Advanced Materials
ChemTech (digital technologies for chemical industries)
Electronics (IT, semiconductor)
Industrial Bioscience
Animal Health & Nutrition
Food/Food Tech
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What other areas would you be interested/willing to advise and assist startup in? (select all that apply)
Building and managing teams; leading vs managing; coaching vs telling; delegating
Successful hiring and firing
Determining equity stakes and options
Having hard conversations
Managing competing priorities; decision making; keeping options open
Problem solving
Building relationships with strategics
Articulating a value proposition; making & presenting a good pitch deck/presentation
Pricing products
Creating a go-to-market strategy; marketing vs sales
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Required 5.
Approximately how often do you prefer to volunteer for our organization?
A few times a week
Less than 2 hours a month
2-4 hours a month
4-6 hours a month
On specific projects
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Which of the following volunteer activities would you be interested in participating in? Please select all that apply.
Participating in TechConnect Workshops (<4 hours per month)
Participating in conferences (speaking or as a panelist)
Planning events (committee member)
DESCA Board participation
Startup Advisory Board participation
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