Ready for Takeoff: Preparing Your Startup for Funding
Monday, July 29, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
San Francisco, CA
San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
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.
Startup Leadership Program - San Francisco
The panel will include:
Vice President, Institutional Venture Partners (IVP)
Vice President, Liberty Global Ventures
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.
When & Where
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).