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Thursday, May 19, 2011 from 4:15 PM to 8:30 PM (EDT)
ENTREPRENEUR/IEVENING COMES TO NEW JERSEY
Featuring Newark Mayor Cory Booker
Hosted by the Enterprise Development Center at NJIT
Thursday, May 19, 2011, 4:00 - 8:00 pm
New Jersey Institute of Technology
150 Bleeker Street, University Heights
Newark, NJ 07102-1981
A 30-minute direct ride from New York's Penn Station, free on-campus parking
For the first time in New Jersey, Manhattan's iBreakfast/iEvening presents an amazing evening where seasoned execs and entrepreneurs network with investors, learn to pivot and get a unique opportunity to raise the capital they need.
Need to raise a $1 million? How about a $100 million? Mayor Cory Booker of Newark, The Mayor who "raised" $100 million from Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, will discuss his transformative vision for the future of Newark, the central role of technology in job creation and opportunities for emerging firms in this evolving city.
Leading A Growing Company Workshop
This practical, nuts and bolts workshop covers practical techniques for aligning human capital, developing corporate culture, and embracing change and other issues critical to leading a growing startup or small business. It will include content derived from the Ambrose Library and Ambrose’s Seminar Series.
Power Pivot Workshop
Attend a breakthrough workshop with experienced pros who've helped start-ups raise millions in investment capital. No matter what stage you're in, you'll uncover the core value of your business plan as you prepare to pitch to a panel of leading, early stage investors. Still evolving your plan? Join in and get an insider's view of serious startup concepts from the smartest people in the room.
Startup Networking & VC Pitching
Network with startups from the State's largest incubator as top VCs reveal tips on what it takes to attract funding. Then watch them judge speed pitches from up to 10 qualifying startups - a unique opportunity to get in front of proven investors. Finally, you'll vote for what you consider to be the most promising business plan.
VC Pitching slots are limited. Submit your Business Plan.
4:00 - 5:00 pm Leading A Growing Company Workshop
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm Power Pivot Workshop
6:00 Registration, networking and light buffet with startups & VCs
6:30 pm Special Keynote by Mayor Cory Booker scheduled
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm VC Pitching
Chris Fralic, First Round Capital
John Ason, Angel Investor
Mike Segal, Joshua Capital
Stephen Brotman, GSA Venture Partners
This event produced by iBreakfast/iEvening New Jersey, a venture of Sperlingreene.com
Free Admission to all NJIT EDC incubator firms
$30 in Advance
$40 at the Door
$150 Exhibit Table