Gain insights on how to build a compelling pitch deck to win over the hearts, minds and money of investors by our guest speakers David Carman, Loren Minkus and Len Bland. Lecture focus will be on what to include and what to avoid to help you prepare a “winning pitch deck.”
David Carman is the President/CEO of the BNC Venture Capital Group (www.bnchicago.com/VC) which introduces early-stage companies seeking capital to accredited investors: angels and venture capitalists. David is also a co-founder of the Midwest Emerging Tech Forum (METF) which brings together the key players who support emerging tech companies in Chicago & the Midwest including private equity firms, venture capitalists, angels, commercial bankers, investment bankers, family offices, hedge funds, C-level executives, tech entrepreneurs, lawyers, CPAs, consultants, tech recruiters, e.g.
Len Bland is a Partner and a Capital Matchmaker with experience in management, finance, sales, human resource, and technology. He specializes in mentoring entrepreneurs for investment and strategic alliances. He is a CPA and earned an MBA at Kellogg Graduate School of Management.
Loren Minkus retired in 2012 from Motorola after a 39-year career. He's since joined Concept Equity Group. He vets the companies that want to present at BNC and coaches the entrepreneurs on how to present their companies to investors at the meeting. He's also an angel investor and a member of Heartland Angels and on their investment review board.
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IIT-Chicago-Kent College of Law, 7th Floor – ID Space, IIT-Chicago-Kent College of Law, 7th Floor – ID Space
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