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PROJECT ENTREPRENEUR SUMMIT | San Francisco: The Fundamentals of Funding

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)

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The Project Entrepreneur Summit | San Francisco: The Fundamentals of Funding offers aspiring and early-stage women entrepreneurs the chance to connect with one another and workshop their ideas with some of the brightest entrepreneurs and investors. Workshop leaders and speakers include Co-Founders of Rent the Runway Jennifer Hyman & Jennifer Fleiss, Julia Hartz, Eventbrite, Eurie Kim, Forerunner Ventures and more.

 

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 SCHEDULE:

1:00-1:30pm       Check-In

1:30-1:40pm       Welcome Remarks

1:50-2:50pm       Workshop #1

10 minute break

3:00-4:00pm       Workshop #2

10 minute break

4:10-4:55pm       Keynote Conversation

5:00-6:00pm       Cocktail Reception 


Location: 

Galvanize

44 Tehama St.

San Francisco, CA 94105

 


 

Featured Speakers 

 



Jennifer Hyman

Co-Founder & CEO, Rent the Runway

 

 

Jennifer Fleiss

Co-Founder, Rent the Runway

 

 

 

Julia Hartz

Co-Founder & CEO, Eventbrite

 


 

 

Lori Feinsilver

Head of Community Affairs & Corporate Responsibility and Execuitve Communications, UBS

 


 

 Workshops 


Nnena Ukuku

Co-Founder of Venture Gained Legal & Black Founders Startup Ventures

 


Legal Speed Dating

During this workshop, Nnena Ukuku, Co-Founder, Venture Gained Legal and Black Founders Startup Ventures, will help you get your house in order for a successful fundraise.

  • What type of funding is best for your business?

  • After the Term Sheet: What is due diligence and how do I prepare for it?

  • Trademark? Copyright? Do I even have IP?

  • Patent 101: How to create an inventor's notebook

 

 

 


 

Anarghya Vardhana

Senior Associate, Maveron

Demonstrating Traction: What Metrics Investors Want To See and How To Get Them

Investors are looking to back companies with high growth potential. Anarghya Vardhana, Senior Associate, Maveron, will share what types of milestones and metrics that signal to investors that your company has what it takes to scale and deliver strong returns.

 

 

 


 

Joanne Yuan

 Associate Partner, Cowboy Ventures

 

 

The Perfect Verbal Pitch

You’ve spent hours working on creating the perfect deck for your venture.  If you got into an elevator with your ideal investor, could you actually communicate a compelling story about yourself and business in a limited amount of time? Joanne Yuan, Associate Partner at Cowboy Ventures, will share the key elements you should be able to effectively and concisely communicate about yourself and your company to leave them wanting more.

 

 

 


 

Dawoon Kang

Co-Founder, Coffee Meets Bagel

Arum Kang,

Co-Founder, Coffee Meets Bagel

 

 

Setting the Stage- Building Investor Relationships Before You Pitch

Building relationships with potential investors is crucial to getting funded.  It takes time and strategy.  Arum and Dawoon Kang, Co-Founders of Coffee Meets Bagel, will share tips and advice on what you can do to prepare yourself before, during and after the pitch.


 


 

Eurie Kim

General Partner, Forerunner Ventures

 

 The Perfect Verbal Pitch

You’ve spent hours working on creating the perfect deck for your venture. If you got into an elevator with your ideal investor, could you actually communicate a compelling story about yourself and business in a limited amount of time?  Eurie Kim, General Partner at Forerunner Ventures, will share the key elements you should be able to effectively and concisely communicate about yourself and your company to leave them wanting more.

 

 


  

Eva Khoo 

Investor, Vertex Ventures 

 

Laura Mathers, PhD

Founder & CEO, Talent Sonar

 

Cultivating High Impact Advisors

Surrounding yourself with formal and informal advisors that can provide you insights from their own expertise is as critical to building a successful venture as raising capital. Come learn about what to look for in advisors and what expectations you should set for them and for yourself.

 

 

 



 


 

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Galvanize
44 Tehama St.
San Francsico, CA 94105

Wednesday, October 18, 2017 from 1:00 PM to 6:00 PM (PDT)


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