Consider this forum as lively meet-up for startups and investors. “The conventional way of raising money for business is not working anymore,” says David Drake, Chairman and Founder of The Soho Loft. “Many great ideas fail to fly because of lack of capital during the early-stage of the business,” Drake adds.
This conference intends to bring early-stage businesses to come in contact with investors by using novel ways of raising funds. The primary funding for many businesses is often the most difficult to raise. Crowdfunding and other innovative ways of raising capital continue to grow at hyper speed. “We are hopeful that this new method of raising capital can help the new generation of startups raise that much-needed capital they need for their business,” adds Drake.
“Early-stage VCs are always on the look out for great ideas and this event is one of the best forums for investors to locate promising new ventures,” says Joe Rubin, Director of Funding Post. “We are excited about this event. This is a fantastic opportunity for early-stage companies to meet face to face with investors,” Rubin adds.
Moderating the Crowdfunding panel is David Drake.
Speakers for the panel are:
David Halabu, Founder & CEO, CrowdSettlements
Sally Outlaw, Founder, Crowdfund Academy & Peerbackers Crowdcast Network
Christopher Crippen, Co-founder, Indie Angels
Joel Jelinek, Co-founder & CEO, GroundBreaker
Alan McGlade, Managing Director, Digital Entertainment Ventures
Moderating the VC and Angel Panel is Stash Jacobs of Greenberg Traurig.
Speakers for the panel are:
Eric Picchetti, Member, Miami Innovation Fund
James C. Holmes, Caerus Ventures
Rhys Williams, New World Angels
Timothy Cartwright, Tamiami Angel Fund
Jordan Levy, SoftBank Capital
Antonio Sifre, Angel Investor
David Freschman, ARC Angel Fund
There will be more time to network with the investors during the cocktails. Before the event, there will be an optional pitching workshop during lunch from 11 am to 1pm. This optional workshop will help participants on how to make that clean and concise elevator pitch.
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