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Venture Capital Advice for Startups: Panel & Pitch Night

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For entrepreneurs considering the venture capital path for their startups, we know the road can be daunting: making the right connections, valuing your company, closing the deal and strategically planning a future that makes sense for the business, as well as a new set of stakeholders.

Join us for a panel discussion with founders and investors who will share their own insights from both sides of the table about securing early-stage funding.

We’re discussing:

  • Considering whether the venture path is right for your startup
  • Meeting the right people & building an investor funnel
  • Valuing your company
  • Deciding how much to raise
  • Understanding common mistakes and pitfalls in fundraising
  • Creating the right pitch
  • Negotiating


Pitch Night

The panel discussion will be followed by a pitch session where 3 founders will give a 4-minute pitch about their company and then receive feedback from our panelists. Want to pitch? Apply here.

Deadline to apply is June 5th. Winning pitches will be contacted by June 7th.


About the panelists

  • Nisha Dua is a General Partner at BBG Ventures, which she co-founded with Susan Lyne in 2014. BBGV is an NYC-based seed fund investing in consumer tech start-ups with at least one female founder. BBGV invests across content, commerce, future of work and platforms and services for Gen Z. BBGV has invested in over 60 start-ups. Nisha has spent the last decade working in media, tech, strategy, and law. She was the General Manager of AOL’s millennial site, Cambio, which she re-launched as a site “for girls, #BUILTBYGIRLS” in partnership with Girls Who Code. She founded the #BUILTBYGIRLS movement which challenges young women to be part of the tech-enabled economy and recently launched the WAVE platform, which connects girls with professionals to help them build their first networks into tech.
  • Sophie Bakalar is the Co-founder of Fable, a Venture Partner at Collaborative Fund and previously helped lead consumer brand investments for the Collab+Consumer Fund. She evaluated nearly 1,000 startups and invested in ten companies, including Daily Harvest, ByChloe, and Universal Standard. She’s been published and/or quoted in Fortune, TechCrunch, and the Economist, and was named a Top Consumer Dealmaker and Influencer by Forbes in 2016. Prior to working at Collab, Sophie co-founded di8it charts, where she oversaw product development and marketing while backpacking around the world.
  • Mohamed Khalil is an Early Stage Investment Manager at Mastercard. He leads Mastercard’s fund investing in early-stage companies via Mastercard Start Path. Prior to joining Mastercard, Mohamed was a member of the ADP Corporate Strategy & Development organization, and earlier a part of the team building the Morgan Stanley Client Advisory Center, Morgan Stanley’s mass-affluent financial advisory model. Mohamed started his career as an engineer at Emerson Network Power.



Schedule

6:30 - Doors open

6:50 - 7:35 - Panel

7:45 - 8:20 - Pitches

8:20 - 9:00 - Networking


About us

Stacklist hosts startup events in NYC to help entrepreneurs learn from successful founders & experts. Previous speakers have included the founders of Greenhouse, Movable Ink, x.ai, and Techstars. You can find all of our past events and speakers here!

If you have any questions, please email me at danny@stacklist.com.




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