Stories and Storytelling

February 6, 2024 | 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm ET | Science and Technology Center, Lasell University, Newton, MA REGISTER!


In today’s rapidly evolving technological landscape, startups are emerging as the driving force behind innovation and disruption. These young, agile companies have the potential to reshape industries and redefine the future. However, in a world inundated with information and competing narratives, it’s essential for startups to master the art of storytelling to capture the attention of investors, customers, and the media.

As an event moderator with a keen interest in technology and startups, I have witnessed firsthand the importance of effective storytelling in the success of these budding enterprises. At this event, we’ll explore the significance of storytelling for technology startups and provide some valuable insights on how to craft compelling narratives that resonate with your target audience.

Panel members Chuck and Daniel will discuss the power of and key element storytelling.


Event Schedule

February 6, 2024
6:00 pm ET
In-person registration and networking
7:00 pm ET
ENET Chairperson's announcements
7:10 pm ET
eMinute Pitch
Up to 3 Startup pitches
7:25 pm ET
Expert Panel
4 expert speakers on the night’s topic
8:10 pm ET
Q & A
Moderator and Audience Q & A with the speakers
8:30 pm ET
Panelists will be available afterward for responses to individual questions.


Goldstone Chuck

Chuck Goldstone


Author: Strategies and Stories: Getting Others to Listen, Like You, and Say, “Tell Me More!”
CEO: Chuck Goldstone | Strategies and Stories LLC
Founder and Host: Chuck’s Global Entrepreneurial Roundtable
Storyteller-in-Residence: Canopy Community. Lisbon
Boston and Elsewhere. Global. Virtual

Palmer Daniel

Daniel Palmer

Author/Advertising and Media Entrepreneur

Former product delivery specialist and marketing manager for tech companies turned best-selling suspense novelist and advertising/media entrepreneur. My book business focuses on stories of everyday people caught up in extraordinary circumstances, as well as medical suspense novels published by St. Martin’s Press, a Macmillan company. In addition to writing books and building a loyal community of devoted readers, I’m the founder of Day In the Life Media, a new type of creative advertising agency that turns ads into stories viewers will want to watch and share with others. As a team of experienced storytellers and scriptwriters with millions of books in print, Day In the Life Media understands what it takes to engage an audience. DILM creates buzz-worthy Micro-Stories of triumph over struggle, as told in the traditional three-act structure, condensed into a series of digital videos for social sharing.

Specialties: brand translation, idea generation, writing, marketing, strategic planning, and community engagement.

Moderator & Organizer

skiba dan

Dan Skiba

Dan Skiba, Managing Director Skiba Advisory Associates / ENET Co-Chair

As a Product Development Company Executive, I provide strategic leadership in product innovation and managing global teams, delivering award-winning products to the international market. My ability to problem solve, direct the entire product development lifecycle, and gain commitment to a common goal have driven faster release of products and market penetration. By building synergies across all Product Life Cycle disciplines, we have delivered products that result in 100% product utilization and seamless integration into customer environments. My skills in optimizing international resources have significantly reduced costs and streamlined production, delivering product excellence.

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