How To Get Your Startup Funded With Brian Watson Of Union Square Ventures
Friday, June 28, 2013 from 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT)
New York, NY
The rules behind Startup funding change as quickly as the technology does. So how do you best position your Startup and yourself to raise capital? We got you covered!
Our June Meetup will consist of a 40 minute talk followed by a 20 minute Q&A with Brian Watson, who is a Venture Capitalist at Union Square Ventures and early supporter of The Phat Startup! Brian has been a member of the USV investment team since 2012 and has learned from some of the most prominent investors in the game. It's time to bring that knowledge to our family of hustlers!
Besides learning from the best, Brian has become instrumental in helping the NYC tech scene represent. Brian once told us, "You can't invest in the internet, unless you live in the internet!" Join us as we discuss how you can do the same and take it to the next level!
You will learn:
- How to position your Startup for funding
- About the current rules of engagement in regards to funding
- About the metrics that matter the most to Venture capitalists
- How to pitch/approach an investor
About The Phat Startup Meetup
Join us to discuss Entrepreneurship in the Hip Hop culture. We bring together thought leaders from various industries so you can learn what it takes to be successful in business. By sharing the knowledge we have all obtained, we can create an ecosystem that could provide value for all generations. We do so via The Phat Startup website.
At these meetups you will be able to learn from successful entrepreneurs, network with fellow Hip Hop enthusiast, and discuss strategies that can assist others while building their businesses.
About Our Sponsors
Our event is being hosted by The Alley NYC, which is "The Most Badass Coworking Space On The Planet." We actually work out of the Alley and can attest to how dope they are. They are more than an office location, everyone there is family!
6:00 - 7:00 PM Meet the crew, light refreshments and pizza.
7:00 - 8:00 PM 40 Minute interactive conversation followed by a 20 minute Q&A
8:00 - 9:00 PM Networking and connection building
When & Where
The Phat Startup
The Phat Startup is a social enterprise that develops tools, resources, and events for aspiring entrepreneurs who love Hip Hop. We are fostering a community of Hip Hop loving entrepreneurs to share knowledge and resources to build together.