SheWorx breakfast roundtables are capped at 30 women and are focused on actionable strategies for building successful companies.
We're excited to have Robyn Ward, CEO of FastForward, a startup consultancy and founders coaching business lead our discussion this month!
Topic: How to create a bullet-proof fundraising strategy?
- How do you determine which VCs are a good fit for you? How do you get their attention?
- How do you know how much to raise? And at what valuation?
- What makes for a great fundraising presentation (Tips for what to do and what not to do)?
Robyn Ward is a 20-year veteran of the technology startup space. She is currently CEO of FastForward, a startup consultancy and founder coaching business. Prior to going out on her own, Robyn launched and ran the strategic investment fund at United Talent Agency. Before that, she served on early leadership teams at five venture-backed companies, including Docstoc which was acquired by Intuit.
Robyn co-teaches a class on Entrepreneurship at her alma mater USC, where she is also on the Advisory Council of the Lloyd Greif Center for Entrepreneurship. Robyn is also a mentor to several accelerators and has been named a Top Woman in LA Tech by DigitalLA and a Top LA Tech Ambassador by TechWeek.
*Space is limited to allow a dynamic and intimate discussion with the mentor and other entrepreneurs
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