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Send Me an Angel: Angel Investing 101

General Assembly

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

New York, NY

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Send Me an Angel: Angel Investing 101

Wednesday, November 6th from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Curious about angel investing, but not exactly sure what it means? Come find out in a friendly panel discussion. Featuring experienced investors, you'll hear about what it's like to be an angel investor, how to go through the angel investment process as an entrepreneur, and learn about New York Angels. Most importantly, you'll get an idea of how to work with an angel group to help make your idea a reality. Clear away the clouds and get a clear view from above.

Featured Panelists

  • Jeffrey Silverman, Angel Investor, Partner at Laconia Ventures
  • Vanessa Pestritto, Program Director of New York Angels
  • Lisa Winning, Founder & CEO of HeTexted Inc.
Beer and wine will be served.

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Jeffrey Silverman is partner at Laconia Ventures, a firm that advices and invests in early stage digital media companies such as Movio Networks, TripleLift, Media Armor, Antego, Localytics, Public Stuff, PayPerks, TheRunthrough, C3 Metrics, Crowdly and Sokanu. Jeffrey has been a member of the NY Angels since 2009. He serves on the Board of Directors of the New York Angles, as well as the Co-Chair of the Education Committee, Co-Chair of the Entrepreneur Catalyst Fund and a member of the Process Committee.

Vanessa Pestritto is Program Director of New York Angels and blogger at IamVP.com. Vanessa manages the deal flow pipeline at New York Angels and constantly improves the membership experience for investors to increase engagement, investment and startup community participation.  She is a true optimizer and is on a mission to make the world work efficiently.  

Lisa Winning is a tech entrepreneur, Founder & CEO of HeTexted Inc, and author at Simon & Schuster and Random House. Lisa and her Co-founder Carrie Henderson McDermott, launched HeTexted.com to 180,000 users on the site's first day. Hailing from Australia, Lisa  raised an Angel Round while based of General Assembly. She is passionate about social development and serves on the Board of Pride Live Nation and the Junior Committee for the William J. Clinton Foundation's Millennium Network.

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General Assembly East
902 Broadway
New York, NY 10010

Wednesday, November 6, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)


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