San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
Damien's workshop was one of the more interesting workshops I had the pleasure of attending. In short, Damien allowed us to get inside the head of a VC, and understand their reasoning behind a number of decisions that they make. This is crucial information for any startup that has any plans of raising VC capital as it helps you better position yourself in front of venture capitalists thus increasing your odds of getting funding in an already unbalanced market. - Jeff Tchadjeu, President Roxi Communications Inc.
I invited Damien to facilitate a workshop for DRIVEN Accelerator on Financing Your Start-up, and the teams were blown away by his candid yet direct approach. They told me hands down, Damien's workshop was the best. - Tamar-Melissa Huggins, Founder and CVO DRIVEN Accelerator Group
As Director at OMERS Ventures, Damien Steel provides insight into The Life of a VC: a very frank discussion on the Life Of A Venture Capitalist.
Why This Talk Is Important for Entrepreneurs:
Pitching to a Venture Capitalist (VC) is an avenue many entrepreneurs take to raise capital for their business. The process can be very intimidating, however a successful pitch can open the door to many valuable opportunities.
What You Will Learn:
After this speaker series, the audience will have a better understanding of what motivates a VC. Damien will provide insight into what institutional VC firms look for; the limits imposed on fund management; types of VC funds; a general overview of deal structuring and what to look out for; PLUS a frank discussion on pitching to VCs.
ONE LUCKY START-UP will WIN a PRIVATE 1-HOUR pitch strategy session with Damien!
If you want to raise VC funds for your start-up
this event is for YOU
When & Where
DRIVEN is a non profit, mentorship focused start-up accelerator. We accelerate highly innovative tech start-ups led by underrepresented tech founders.