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Ready for Takeoff: Preparing Your Startup for Funding

Startup Leadership Program

Monday, July 29, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

Ready for Takeoff: Preparing Your Startup for Funding

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Session summary

This is an exciting time for entrepreneurs around the world, because business startups are in the spotlight and there are numerous funding models and sources available to get a business off the ground.  Prospective founders need to prepare effectively to compete for these investment dollars and that is what this session aims to cover.

The evening's events will focus on aspects of preparation for funding, beginning with a short talk about the Startup Leadership Program's 2013-2014 classes and followed by a panel discussion about the importance of preparation. The panel will include perspectives of venture capital, crowd funding, and business founders.

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Startup Leadership Program - San Francisco


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Atlassian creators of DevDen


Panel Discussion

The panel will include:

James Newell

Vice President, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)

Ankur Prakash

Vice President, Liberty Global Ventures


Mike Norman

Cofounder/President, Wefunder


Zouhair Belkoura

Founder, KeepSafe


6:30PM - Doors open. Networking, appetizers (pita bread, hummus salad) and beer

7:00PM - SLP introduction

7:15PM - Panel discussion

7:45PM - Questions from audience

8:00PM - Networking

8:30PM - The networking moves to Rumors (398 7th St)



Please use the Atlassian "Dev Den" alley enterance on Sherman Street.

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When & Where

Altassian Dev Den
100 Sherman Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

Monday, July 29, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)

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Startup Leadership Program


The Startup Leadership Program (SLP) is a highly selective, world-class training program for outstanding founders, leaders, and innovators who want to become top startup CEOs.

SLP Fellows (participants) have founded 700 startups including ixigo, Innoz, Momelan, Runkeeper, SideTour, Shareaholic, Ubersense, Voicetap, Sharypic, Learning Pad; these startups have collectively raised nearly $400 million in funding. 12 startups have been acquired including Savored (Groupon), Momelan (KCI) and TomNod (Digital Globe).

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