The Dos and Don'ts of Pitching to VCs
Monday, October 14, 2013 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM (PDT)
Santa Monica, CA
The Dos and Dont's of Pitching to VCs
Monday, October 14th from 7 pm - 8:30 pm
Fundraising is a grueling process for entrepreneurs. We will elaborate on this process from the VC’s perspective, but also share insights into what investors are looking for, how to prepare for pitch meetings, and, more importantly, what not to do when meeting them. We’ll get into specific tips on what to include (and exclude) from your pitch decks all the way to the subtle nuances to be aware of when fundraising.
TX Zhuo is the Managing Partner of Karlin Ventures and has been involved in the startup space since his college days. He started an online textbook retail company while in college, served as the CFO for an electric vehicle startup, Lit Motors, and worked for Innovation Endeavors, a seed stage venture fund backed by Eric Schmidt. Prior to Innovation Endeavors, TX worked for McKinsey & Co in their London office where he was part of their financial institutions and consumer goods practices. TX received a M.B.A. from the Stanford Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Economics and Mathematics (summa cum laude) from Wesleyan University. TX is also an Associate of Chartered Accountants (U.K.) affiliate.
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