The Raise: Fundraising Tips from Investors and Entrepreneurs
Thursday, February 27, 2014 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)
New York, NY
If you currently own your own business or if you're thinking about launching a startup, this is the panel for you. Women In Music and The 85-Percent are proud to present an in-depth discussion about navigating the world of investment. Learn directly from our expert panel of investors and successful entrepreneurs about the nuts and bolts of obtaining investment including:
- Timing your raise
- Designing an outreach plan to potential investors
- Qualities investors look for in startups
- Creating and delivering your pitch
- Overcoming hurdles when raising capital
- What happens after the investment
Kelly Hoey is a connection-maker, networking strategist and expert community manager. She builds valuable professional networks, creates engaged communuties and raises professional online profiles. Kelly is a founder of Women Innovate Mobile, LLC (WIM), the first startup accelerator focused exclusively on fast-tracking the growth of early-stage mobile technology ventures with gender-diverse founding teams. Kelly was recently listed in Forbes' as one of five "Women Changing the World of VC/Entrepreneurs."
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