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Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)

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Ticket Type Remaining Sales End Price Fee Quantity
General Admission   more info 192 Tickets Mar 23, 2017 $39.00 $1.97
Title Sponsorship 1 Ticket Mar 23, 2017 $3,495.00 $9.95
Breakfast Sponsorship 1 Ticket Mar 22, 2017 $1,995.00 $9.95
General Sponsor 2 Tickets Mar 22, 2017 $1,495.00 $9.95

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Event Details

We're bringing this awesome event back to Silicon Valley in Palo Alto! Want an opportunity to hear from the region's best investors? Want an opportunity to pitch in front of your peers and investors? And meet investors 1:1? Get all that and more at Ask a VC!

We'll have many awesome Venture Capital (VC) and Angel Investors there answering your questions on what is VC, the process for getting VC, what investors look for, and more. Plus a chance to tell your story and meet with some of the investors 1:1.

Participating investors

...  more to be announced soon!

Venue & Date

Thursday, March 23, 2017
8:00AM to 12:00PM

AOL
395 Page Mill

Palo Alto, CA 94306

Agenda & Schedule

  • 08:00 - 08:30      Registration and Networking
  • 08:30 - 08:40      Welcomes
  • 08:40 - 09:15      VC Panel #1 - "Seed and Series A Financing" + Ask Me Anything
  • 09:15 - 09:40      Lightning Round #1
  • 09:40 - 10:15    VC Panel #2 - "Emerging Trends in VC"
  • + Ask Me Anything
  • 10:15 - 10:40    Lightning Round #2
  • 10:40 - 11:45    Venture Fair
  • 11:45    Event Wraps up

  

TITLE SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE: Just $3495

Want to have our event rebranded Ask a VC Austin Presented by [YOUR COMPANY]? Want to get an opportunity to welcome the attendees, have a table for promotion, inclusion in all email blasts and online promotion? Then become our Title Sponsor for this event.  Title sponsorship is just $3495 and there's just ONE available!

VC Panel #1 - "Seed and Series A Financing" + Ask Me Anything
The first panel will be a VC 101 panel focused on Early State Financing, moderated by Ronald Schmelzer, focusing on the following topics:

  • What does your firm invest in and focus on?
  • How do you even begin talking to a VC?
  • What's the process like for soliciting, interacting with, and getting investment from VCs
  • PLUS YOUR questions in "Ask Me Anything" style

VC Panel #2 - "Emerging Trends in VC" + Ask Me Anything
The second panel will be with additional investors identifying emerging trends in Venture Capital and investing, moderated by Ronald Schmelzer, focusing on the following topics:

  • What are the latest hot areas for investors?
  • What's big in the this region?
  • What's changing in the way companies are getting funded?
  • PLUS YOUR questions in "Ask Me Anything" style

 

TWO 20 minute Lightning Rounds:
Your Chance to Have Everyone Hear Your Story!
Each Lightning Round will consist of five randomly selected participants who have elected to participate in a public embarrassment, er, I mean public feedback. They will get 1 minute (timed) to do an Elevator Pitch with no slides and no supporting material, plus 4 minutes of questions and feedback from the the full panel. For this event, we'll be running two of these Lightning Rounds in front of different panels so we'll maximize the fun and randomness.

The Venture Fair

Want an opportunity to chat 1:1 with investors in your area of interest? We'll be running a venture fair with our attending investors, who will have dedicated areas, where they will meet as many of you as they can in "Job Fair" style. This means you'll get an opportiunity to meet with the investor(s) you like as part of a matching process.

 

BREAKFAST SPONSORSHIP AVAILABLE: Just $1995

Be our one and only breakfast sponsor for this Ask a VC event for $1995. Get an opportunity to address the audience for 2 minutes, a table to promote your company, promotion before, during, and after the event, and registrant information. You also get additional signage at the Breakfast area. Help support this event!


ADDITIONAL SPONSORSHIPS AVAILABLE: Just $1495

Sponsor this Ask a VC event for just $1495. Get an opportunity to address the audience for a minute, a table to promote your company, promotion before, during, and after the event, and registrant information. Help support this event!

Venue Sponsor - AOL

AOL logoAOL is a media technology company with a mission to simplify the internet for consumers and creators by unleashing the world's best builders of culture and code.

 

Event Terms & Conditions

No refunds for cancellations or no-shows within 72 hours of the event. We can give you a credit to a future TechBreakfast or Ask a VC event, however.

 

There will NOT be on site registration for this event due to security, so if you want to register, do so now in advance!

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AOL
395 Page Mill
Palo Alto, CA 94306

Thursday, March 23, 2017 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM (PDT)


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