The Office Small Business Academy May webcast—“Keys to Successfully Launch Your Business”

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Starting a new business, or re-energizing an existing one, can be daunting. A few key factors can make the difference between success and failure. Register now for the May episode of Office Small Business Academy, “Keys to Successfully Launch Your Business,” airing May 24 at 9 a.m. PT / 12 p.m. ET.

In this episode, we will help you navigate the areas of start-up funding, launching and crowdsourcing.

  • CNBC on-air contributor, Carol Roth, discusses how to work with angel investors and venture capitalists and the three most common mistakes to avoid in your pitch.
  • Business growth expert and author of “Launch!,” Scott Duffy, shares his checklist for a successful launch and the two questions you need to be asking your customers now.
  • Founder and CEO of Krowdster, Josef Holm, reveals how to crowdsource your next big idea and whether crowdfunding is the right move for your business.

Special offer—As a special offer for attendees, you can get a discount equal to two months free of Office 365 Business Premium when you purchase an annual 12-month plan.* After you attend the webcast, watch for an email from Office Small Business Academy with a link to redeem this offer from May 25 to June 8.

Join us on May 24 for essential advice from our small business team. Sign up for free!

For more information, visit the Office Small Business Academy home page.

*Terms and Conditions: 17 percent discount (equivalent to 2 months free) valid for first year of Office 365 Business Premium subscription only. Must redeem online between May 25 and June 8, 2016 through Office.com/NationalSmallBusinessWeek. Valid only for first-time Office 365 subscribers who are original recipients of this offer from Microsoft and who attended the Small Business Academy webcast or the related in-person event on May 5, 2016. Requires annual commitment; discount applies to first 12 months of service, limit of 300 seats per customer (tenant); may not be redeemed by or transferred to another customer. Discount does not include taxes, shipping or other fees. Not available in countries where Office 365 has not yet launchedsee list of countries where Office 365 is available. Not valid on prior orders or purchases; may not be redeemed for cash or gift cards. May not be combined with other offers. Void where prohibited or restricted by law. Microsoft reserves the right to modify or discontinue this offer at any time. Use of Office 365 is subject to the Microsoft Online Subscription Agreement.