HOW SMALL COMPANIES GET BIg—and wildly successful

Attend our TED Talk-Style presentations on what enables small companies to achieve  growth in a highly competitive market place.


Your competitor's are on your heels—what are you going to do about it?

If your company is struggling to reach your growth goals, it may be time to consider new strategies.

Come hear from three experts in TED Talk-Style Presentations while you eat & drink local craft beer.

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Measuring Progress and Success using Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

How to create and use smart KPIs to grow your company profitably.

  • The 5 categories used to gauge a company's performance from "Failing" to "Rock Star"—and how to identify where you are in the continuum (and how to get to “Rock Star”).
  • Learn the 3 most important metrics to watch (using lessons learned from turnarounds).
  • How to create a solid, actionable budget in days – not months – and stick to it.
  • Forecasting vs. Budget – do I need to know the difference and why?

Presented by Peter O'Sullivan (The180Group)

Becoming Investment-Worthy in 2018

Simple steps to get your company bankable and investment-worthy (you might be closer than you know)

  • What do banks really look for when extending credit? Is it just the numbers?
  • Why do 82% of business fail – and how do you know if you might be one of them?
  • What are the critical metrics in Balance Sheet, Income Statement?
  • How can I improve the quality of my financial statements (so banks will loan to me)?

Presented by Brenda Rose & John Matanguihan (JPMorgan Chase)

The Death of the Legacy Sales Approach:

Exploring the new role marketers have in the sales process (and why your current sales approach might be costing you business).

  • How do people make “buy” decisions today?
  • What is the role of Marketing and how does it interact with Sales?
  • How do you know if your marketing dollars are creating sales
  • How can you vastly improve your chances of meeting sales goals with just three easy steps.

Presented by Gregg Anderson (41 Orange)

After a short break, you’ll be invited to participate in a group roundtable, where you can share what’s working for you (and what’s not), new obstacles you’re tackling, and any growth insights you’ve uncovered.

NOTE: THIS EVENT IS INVITE-ONLY! [Please mention who has invited you in the registration form]


  • 430pm - Registration, Seating
  • 500pm - Welcome and Food & Wine Served
  • 515pm - Presentations
  • 630pm - Break + Roundtable on “What’s happening on the front-lines?”
  • 730pm - Closing Remarks


Central (ish) San Diego

  • Thursday, June 28th, 2018 from 4:30 to 7:30 PM (PST)
  • The Yard, 5825 Oberlin Dr., San Diego, CA 92121 (Google Maps)


While the atmosphere will be fun and informal, this is a serious review of key business issues. You will receive a workbook and the event notes with key concepts. 

We will also have a Q&A period with each of the speakers so you can ask questions unique to your organization. 

The event is $65.00. Food and drink (including local craft beer) will be provided.
Contact a sponsor to see if you qualify for a paid entry.
  • You must reserve your seat via the reservation form 
  • We can only accommodate a very limited number of attendees
  • First come, first serve. No exceptions.
  • These seats will go very fast! Request your spot, now!


Other benefits of attending:

  • Meet like-minded executives in smaller to mid-size companies who share your passion for growth

  • Discover how to generate and increase revenues on a shoe-string budget

  • Understand - in simple format - how to finance your company for growth

  • Get proven strategies on how to find, recruit great employees and build a team


Peter O'Sullivan, Founder, The180Group.

Peter provides strategic guidance to companies of all sizes looking to improve cash flow and profitability, often in preparation for an exit. Peter was a key interim executive during the merger of EcoATM after a $350 million acquisition. Prior to that he had completed an operational turn-around to at Source Inc., which was then acquired by Audax Group private equity in 2016.

Peter earned a BA in Economics from UCLA and an MBA from Santa Clara University.

Gregg Anderson, Founder, 41 Orange, LLC

Gregg is Veteran, and the CEO of a private equity-backed growth agency, helping companies build programs to generate predictable revenue. Gregg and his team play a key role in maximizing productivity and results from their client's sales teams through the use of sales and marketing automation technology and effective lead generation programs.

Gregg earned a BA in Business Administration from SDSU.

Brenda Rose, Business Banking, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

Brenda has a long span of banking experience including Large Corporate Banking, Commercial Real Estate Finance and Small Business Banking so she brings a wealth of experience to be a trusted resource to her clients. She now manages a team of Business Relationship Managers at Chase and helps guide business owners to strategically grow their company with the appropriate use of leverage, liquidity and financial reporting.

Brenda has a BS in Business Administration, Finance and Real Estate from CSUN and an MBA in Corporate Finance from USC

John Matanguihan, Business Banking, JP Morgan Chase & Co.

John manages the SBA division at Chase and is a wealth of knowledge on business expansion through real estate investment, business acquisitions and working capital finance. He formerly worked for one of the local CDCs here in San Diego and as a commercial loan officer at another bank.

John has a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing from Miami University


If I fill out the form on this page, does that mean I'm registered for the event?

Not until you get a confirmation email from us.

Can I bring a friend? 

Maybe. Please email us at sayhello@41orange.com and provide a link to their LinkedIn profile, and one sentence on why you think they'd be a good fit for this meetup.

Will there be food and beverage?

Yes. Oh, and delicious craft BEER!

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Why are we hosting this event?

Business executives are often too busy to spend time outside of their businesses to learn new techniques and interact with like-minded entrepreneurs.  We want to create the venue that is worth your time to attend both socially and educationally.

Who is 41 Orange?

As a HubSpot Gold Agency Partner, we help companies build successful online lead generation and marketing automation programs, in addition to a wide variety of other strategies and tactics that enable companies to build highly successful sales and marketing programs.

Who is JPMorgan Chase?

JPMorgan Chase (NYSE: JPM) is one of the oldest financial institutions in the United States with a history dating back over 200 years.  We are a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small businesses, commercial banking, financial transaction processing and asset management.

Who is The180Group?

We bring big company analytics to the little guys so they can compete with the same focus and information.  Using the CertainPath™ system, The180Group works with management and employees across the entire organization to streamline processes, reduce risk and create sustainable bottom line results. 


Contact Gregg Anderson at sayhello@41orange.com or shoot me a text at (619) 929-0174.

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