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How to Pitch Your Startup to NYC Venture Firms

General Assembly

Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)

New York, NY

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How to Pitch Your Startup to NYC Venture Firms
Thursday, December 13th, 6:00pm to 7:30pm
Steve Schlafman, Principal, Lerer Ventures

Join Steve Schlafman from Lerer Ventures to learn first hand what NYC's most active investor is looking for in a pitch. Steve will cover preparation for the pitch session, building and designing a compelling deck, following up after the meeting and more.

Student Takeaways:

  • What should I look for in an investor?
  • How do I connect with investors?
  • What's the process a VC uses to evaluate an investment?
  • What does an investor look for in a deal?
  • How should I prepare for a pitch session with a VC?
  • What should I include in a pitch deck?
  • How do I follow up after the pitch?


Prerequisites:
This class is designed for entrepreneurs or startup fanatics who are looking to start a company or are preparing to fundraise in the next 12 months.

Required class materials / software:
Just bring yourself, good questions and a positive attitude.

Steve Schlafman is a Principal at Lerer Ventures. Steve was previously VP of Business Development at Stickybits Inc. / Turntable.fm and Director of Venture Investments at The Kraft Group, a diversified holding company focused on sports & entertainment, paper & packaging, real estate development, and private equity. Prior to The Kraft Group, Steve worked at Massive Inc. and Microsoft in a variety of Business Development, Strategy and Corporate Finance roles. Steve graduated with highest honors from Northeastern University
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Thursday, December 13, 2012 from 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM (EST)


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