Assembled Capital: A Founder's Guide to Fundraising
Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 8:45 AM to 6:15 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
Join us for a full day of talks, panels, and networking at General Assembly, bringing together founders and investors for an intelligent dialogue about fundraising strategies for early-stage startups, common misconceptions and best practices in fundraising, the future of crowdfunding, honest stories from entrepreneurs on successful (and less than successful) capital raises, when/how/why to bootstrap, and more. Breakfast, lunch & drinks will be served.
Anthony Casalena / Founder & CEO, Squarespace
Anu Duggal / Co-Founder, Exclusively.In
Brian Cohen / Chairman, New York Angels
Brian Meece / Co-Founder & CEO, RocketHub
Brooke Moreland / Co-Founder, Fashism.com
Charlie O'Donnell / Partner, Brooklyn Bridge Ventures
Dave Lifson / Founder, Postling
David Tisch / Managing Director, TechStars NYC
Ellie Cachette / Founder, ConsumerBell
Eric Wiesen / Partner, RRE Ventures
Jeremy Fisher / Founder & CEO, Wander
Joe Williams / Founding CEO, Revenue Trades
Joel Rodriguez / Co-Founder & CEO, Acquaintable.com
Phin Barnes / Principal, First Round Capital
Rachel Sklar / Founder, ChangeTheRatio.com & TheLi.st
Sacha Ross / Associate, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
Seth Bannon / Founder & CEO, Amicus
Shane Snow / Co-Founder, Contently
Spencer Fry / Co-Founder & CEO, Carbonmade
Thomas Wisniewski / Board Member, New York Angels
|8:45 AM||Registration & Breakfast|
|9:20 AM||Welcome to General Assembly|
|9:30 AM||Kickoff Fireside Chat with Brooke Moreland, moderated by Rachel Sklar|
|10:15 AM||Panel: Fundraising -- Best Practices & Misconceptions with Anu Duggal, Phin Barnes, Joel Rodriguez, Jeremy Fisher and moderated by Dave Lifson|
|11:30 AM||Founder's Lessons Learned by Shane Snow|
|12:15 PM||Talk: Crowdfunding -- Will It Affect Startups and If So, How? with Brian Meece, Joe Williams, Sacha Ross and moderated by Thomas Wisniewski|
|2:00 PM||Funding Breakouts (each 45 minutes -- choose 2) Accelerator with David Tisch
Seed with Charlie O'Donnell
Series A with Eric Wiesen
|3:45 PM||Founder's Lessons Learned by Jeremy Fisher|
Panel: Bootstrapping Basics with Anthony Casalena, Spencer Fry, Ellie Cachette and moderated by Brian Cohen
|5:30 PM||Closing Talk by Seth Bannon|
|6:15 PM||Drinks & Mingling -- beer provided by Tiger Beer|
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