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"If we lift up Cofounders, we lift up entrepreneurship. If we lift up entrepreneurship, we lift up our communities and the world at large."

"Where were you when I was in a partnership? You would've saved me a ton of trouble!"                                                      Genevieve, attendee

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Tanis Jorge offers three keynote topics that speak to the knowledge and wisdom she has garnered as both an author and a serial entrepreneur.

Keynote #1

Building Stronger Bonds:
How Cofounders can Thrive Without Driving Each Other Nuts

Imagine a business partnership where cofounders are not just colleagues but friends, collaborating seamlessly and propelling their venture to new heights without the usual chaos. In this refreshing keynote, Tanis Jorge unlocks the art of "Building Stronger Bonds" among cofounders, revealing the secrets to not only surviving but thriving within a partnership without pushing each other to the brink of madness.

Tanis a seasoned entrepreneur and cofounder herself, takes audiences on a captivating journey into the heart of successful cofounder partnerships. Drawing from a treasure trove of personal anecdotes and industry expertise, she unveils the unconventional strategies and insights that transform potential conflicts into catalysts for innovation.

Learning Objectives
  • Navigating Differences: Discover how diversity in skills, personalities, and working styles can be your greatest strength, infusing vitality into your partnership.

  • Effective Communication: Explore the power of open, honest, and empathetic dialogue, discovering how it can resolve conflicts, prevent misunderstandings, and promote a culture of mutual respect.

  • Conflict Resolution: Gain insights into constructive conflict resolution techniques that preserve relationships while finding solutions to the inevitable challenges faced by co-founders.

  • Balancing Work and Friendship: Find out how to maintain a healthy work-life balance and draw clear boundaries to prevent business pressures from straining personal relationships.

  • The Role of Trust: Understand why trust is the cornerstone of successful co-founder partnerships and how to nurture and maintain it over time.

By the end of this talk, audiences will be armed with practical tools and a deeper understanding of the dynamics that underpin successful cofounder relationships. Whether they're currently part of a cofounder team or aspiring to become one, "Building Stronger Bonds" promises to provide valuable insights on how to not only survive but thrive on their entrepreneurial journey.

Keynote #2

One Part of A Whole:
How To Be The Cofounder Your Cofounder Needs You To Be

In the exhilarating world of entrepreneurship, cofounder partnerships are like two sides of a coin, each unique and valuable in its own way. But what happens when one side of the coin shines brighter? Join Tanis for an inspiring talk that explores the concept of being the best cofounder you can be, irrespective of your partner's journey.

Tanis Jorge, a seasoned entrepreneur and cofounder advisor, will take audiences on a transformative journey of self-discovery and partnership enrichment. Through a blend of personal anecdotes and expert insights, she will be a guide for those on a path of self-improvement.

Learning Objectives
  • The Self-Growth Imperative: Learn why focusing on your own personal and professional development is not just a choice but a necessity in a cofounder partnership.

  • Embracing Accountability: Understand how taking ownership of your own growth can inspire your cofounder and promote a culture of self-improvement within your startup.

  • Leading by Example: Discover the power of leading through action and how your commitment to self-improvement can spark positive changes in your cofounder and the entire team.

  • Effective Communication: Uncover strategies for fostering open and productive dialogue with your cofounder, promoting mutual support and growth.

  • Creating a Thriving Ecosystem: Explore how your dedication to self-betterment can contribute to a thriving ecosystem within your startup, benefiting not only your cofounder but also your investors, employees, and customers.


By the end of this talk, audiences will realize that being "One Part Of A Whole" doesn't mean sacrificing your own growth; it means enhancing it. "One Part of A Whole" is a celebration of individual empowerment within cofounder partnerships and will be a guide to becoming the cofounder your cofounder needs you to be. Join Tanis to discover the transformative power of self-improvement in the world of entrepreneurship.

Keynote #3

The Power of Together:
Succeeding in Entrepreneurship With Others

In this talk, Tanis Jorge explores the dynamics behind successful cofounder partnerships and explains how these principles can be applied to entrepreneurs working with key executives and core teams. Drawing from the world of successful cofounder collaborations, Tanis delves into the essential factors that underpin their achievements, such as trust, shared vision, effective communication, and complementary skills. Join Tanis as she unlocks the secrets to fostering a harmonious and productive synergy within your executive team. Learn how to identify and onboard key executives who share your vision and values, akin to finding the right cofounder. Discover strategies to nurture a culture of trust, open dialogue, and shared purpose that can propel your organization to new heights.

Learning Objectives
  • What's Values Got To Do With It?: Learn why aligned values are the make-or-break factor in successful teamwork. Find out how to determine what values are shared and how to work together within them.

  • Transparency With Boundaries: A cofounder partnership requires full transparency, which is not always the case with key executives. Learn how to discover what your boundaries need to be and how to invite your team appropriately into your journey.

  • Do As I Say, AND Do: Every organization has a trickle-down effect. The ones at the helm create the culture that will affect everyone within it. Learn how to teach and guide your leaders to represent who you are and want to be for the organization.

  • Practical Communication: The foundation of a strong business is built on strong communication. Learn practical ways to improve how information is shared and received.

  • Pulling Rank: Sometimes a leader needs to hold the post of "The Boss". It can be lonely, uncomfortable, and difficult. How to navigate collaboration while still calling the shots.

Whether you're a new or experienced entrepreneur, Tanis offers valuable insights on building and maintaining effective partnerships within your leadership team, enabling innovation, growth, and long-term success in your entrepreneurial journey.

All keynotes can be customized to fit the audience and industry needs.

All keynotes can be delivered in-person or virtually.

Keynotes Are Designed For:

  • Corporations

  • Non-Profits

  • Education Institutions

  • Business Forums

  • Seminars & Conventions

  • Conferences

Speaking Fees


Live Custom Keynote

$10K speaking fee*
$3k all-inclusive flat travel fee
(North America)
Contact for International pricing


Virtual Keynote

Virtual custom keynote starting at $5,000*



Full Day Workshop

Starting at $15K*

Monthly interactive episodic series starting at $2k per month

(6 month minimum)  

*All fees in US Dollars

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