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The Soho Loft & FundingPost present Consumer Products Investing - Phillie

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Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 2:00 PM - Friday, July 27, 2012 at 6:00 PM (EDT)

Philadelphia, PA

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Interested in meeting early-stage Investors in the Consumer Products and Services Industries?


The Soho Loft with partners FundingPost have hosted 200+ sold-out venture events in 22 cities over the past 10 years.

If you are an Investor, Company, Service Provider, or Member of the Press in consumer products, services, consumables or packaged goods... either on the creative side or the technology that supports it, such as logistics, tracking, shipping, or sales, this is a Must-Attend event! 

The panels for the day:

  • Early-Stage Consumer Products Investing: How to meet investors, pitch them, and what it really takes to get them to write you a check!
  • Growing your Consumer Products business: Protecting and selling your product, and positioning it for a capital raise.
  • Using CrowdFunding to raise capital for your consumer products company
  • Keynote: Top Ten Reasons Investors Pass...and Ways to Enhance Odds of Raising Capital. Presented by Andy Whitman, Managing Partner, 2x Consumer Growth Partners

 

 
Who should attend?
* Consumer Products entrepreneurs raising capital.
* Consumer Investors (VCs, Angels & Corporate) to meet companies and speak on our panels.
* Exhibiting Companies to demo their stuff for partners and investors.
* sponsors to moderate panels, exhibit and meet Consumer Products companies and investors.
 

We will be discussing trends in Early-Stage Investing, things that are most important to Investors when they are considering an Investment, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention, grow their business, use crowdfunding, additional advice for entrepreneurs, and, of course, the best ways to reach these and other Investors. 

Breakfast Workshop:
Additionally, ALL companies can attend the Pitching Workshop Breakfast from 8am-10am. During this workshop we will completely deconstruct your elevator pitch, and work with you on formulating a clean and concise elevator pitch giving the important information that investors NEED to hear to make an educated decision on your company! 

There will be plenty of time for networking with the Investor panelists, both before & after the panels and at the networking Lunch and Cocktail Party! 

Exhibitors
There will also be several exhibitors at this event - if you have an amazing product you want to show off, you can have a exhibit booth at the event. This room will be filled with talent - Bring your best stuff! Exhibiting Companies will give a 2 Minute Elevator Pitch in person to the Panel of Investors during the event! There are only 7 spaces left for Exhibitors. 

As an additional benefit, entrepreneur 1/4 page summaries will be given to the investor speakers and attendees. All of the Investors will get your company description and contact info!

 
 Crowd Funding Panelists:  
 
Alon Hillel-Tuch
Alon Hillel-TuchCo-Founder & CFO, RocketHub

Alon Hillel-Tuch is one of the co-founders of RocketHub, one of the world’s largest crowdfunding platforms. Alon grew up in The Netherlands, and speaks English, Dutch, German, and Mandarin Chinese. Prior to RocketHub, Alon worked at BCMS Corporate (an international mid-market investment bank) overseeing their special situations department. Alon has enjoyed working as a strategic digital consultant with a variety of startups to help get their feet off the ground before becoming part of RocketHub’s founding team. Alon holds a B.A. from Hamilton College in Economics and Chinese Culture & Language, and received his M.Sc from Columbia University where he was awarded the Advanced Consortium on Cooperation, Conflict and Complexity (AC4) Graduate Fellowship from the Earth Institute at Columbia University.
 
 
Ryan Feit
Ryan Feit, CEO and Co-Founder, SeedInvest
 
Ryan co-founded SeedInvest because he saw the need for a better way to connect entrepreneurs and investors. On the entrepreneurial side, Ryan previously founded multiple startups. On the investor side, Ryan worked at Carlson Capital, Wellspring Capital Management and Lehman Brothers in New York City where he invested in, financed and managed dozens of private and public businesses. Ryan co-founded the Crowdfunding Professional Association and currently serves as an Executive Board Member. Ryan also serves as a Leader of the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates group. Whenever given the chance, Ryan enjoys traveling and has been to 75 countries. Ryan received an MBA in Entrepreneurial Management from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and a BBA in Finance and Accounting from the University of Wisconsin-Madison.
 
 
 
Bill Davis
Bill Davis,  President of GATE Impact
 
President of Gate Impact LLC. Bill Davis provides Leadership with extensive hands on managerial experience rooted in “Best Practices” and “Guaranteed Delivery”. He has earned the “Go-To” label by C Level Executives and Board Members in organizations that are facing tough decisions, tight budgets and deadlines. As part of Gate Impact, he provides CIO services to the leading Micropayment and Virtual Currency company in Europe. He specializes in Business & Logistical Intelligence with prior engagements with American Express, IBM and Boeing. He provides advisory services to some of the largest Social Investment Portfolios and passionate consultants in the U.S. He coauthored the Impact Intelligence for High Performing Organizations Roadmap with Sara Olsen, the founder of the Social Ventures Technology Group.
Over his 20 year career, Bill has provided leadership that resulted in financial, technical, operational and most importantly cultural transformation (work ethic, quality of work, timelines & governance) for his clients. Bill has extensive experience providing merger and acquisition due diligence, performance management analysis, customer and product profitability analysis and other business intelligence services. He brings extensive project management & technology application experience to ensure projects adhere to strict disciplines within the relevant life cycles for minimizing risks and guaranteeing success. These accomplishments prepared Bill to lead the build out of the Impact Investing Infrastructure for the GATE Impact Community.
 
 

The Soho Loft Capital Creation Events ("TSL") is a global event platform that strives to promote and advance strategic and diligent mainstream and alternative investing for start-up entrepreneurs and small and medium-sized enterprises. TSL seeks to provide relevant education and visionary leadership training in the areas of capital formation, crowd funding, angel networking, non-conventional funding, eb5 green card programs, micro-finance, venture capital, private equity and hedge funds. All creative investing solutions are focused in allowing the start-ups and SMEs to optimize all opportunities to grow their business through product/service/market/human resource innovation while seeking to do so in a socially and environmentally responsible manner. All of which are directed to creating a new path to socio-economic prosperity.

 

David Drake, Founder and Chairman of TSL, a subsidiary of LDJ Capital, has founded the Crowdfund Intermediary Regulatory Advocates (CFIRA)  towards these goals. He is also a representative of the U.S. Commerce delegation to Brussels and Rome with European Ministers and legislators at theTransatlantic Economic Council forum in July 2012. Overall, TSL's mission is to bring global awareness  and develop infrastructure to facilitate the country’s capital formation, innovation and job creation. As such, The Soho Loft operates as the leading global corporate strategy adviser on financial and economic policy including, but not limited to, capital access and capital formation strategies for corporations and governments.

 


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Logo for Andrew S. Whitman, Managing Partner, 2x Consumer Products Growth Partners
Logo for Jonathan Hakakian, Managing Partner, Soundboard Angel Fund
Logo for Michael Kopelman, Partner, Edison Venture Fund
Logo for Liam Patrick, Partner, Fireman Capital Partners
Logo for Elijah Duckworth-Schachter, Family Office Fund, Point One Percent
Logo for Michael Stich, Chief Growth Officer, Rockfish
Logo for Carter Weiss, Managing Partner, Silas Capital
Logo for Adam Borden, Founder, Bradmer Foods
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1701 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103-2921

Thursday, July 26, 2012 at 2:00 PM - Friday, July 27, 2012 at 6:00 PM (EDT)


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