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CED Funding Series: "Raising the Dough" Part I

Date

1/29/2013

Time

3:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Organization/Sponsor

CED

Description

This is day one of the two-day intensive workshop for entrepreneurs, "Raising the Dough."

Designed to help technology entrepreneurs develop a fundraising strategy for their business. We’re pulling in successful CEOs, angel investors and VCs to work with participants in one-on-one coaching sessions. This event is organized in conjunction with feedback from Hutchison Law, who will be assisting entrepreneurs by showcasing a mock negotiation between an investor and an entrepreneur.

Section 1: Overview of the Funding Landscape: what's out there, what's right for us?

Speakers:

    Jan Davis, executive committee member, Triangle Angel Partners
    Steve Reaser, CEO, Funding Launchpad
    Rik Vandevenne, director, River Cities Capital Funds

Section 2: Angel Panel: an in-depth discussion about angel funding with angel investors active in our area and CEOs that have successfully used this funding strategy

    Elaine Bolle, director and president, RTP Capital
    Peter Bourne, CEO, Spring Metrics
    Jan Davis, executive committee member, Triangle Angel Partners
    Jason Massey, CEO, Sustainable Industrial Solutions
    Matt Williamson, co-founder and CEO, Windsor Circle

Section 3: Venture Capital Panel: an in-depth discussion about venture capital with VCs active in our area and CEOs that have successfully used this funding strategy

    Brian Carney, principal, Harbert Venture Partners
    Daniel Chalef, CEO, KnowledgeTree
    Brendan Morrissey, CEO, Netsertive
    Rik Vandevenne, director, River Cities Capital Funds

Section 4: Alternative Funding Strategies: expert presentations about four alternative funding strategies: grants, crowdfunding, Kickstarter, bootstrapping

    GRANTS: John Ujvari, SBIR program specialist, NC SBTDC
    CROWDFUNDING: Steve Reaser, CEO, Funding Launchpad
    KICKSTARTER: Rob Cotter, founder and CEO, Organic Transit
    BOOTSTRAPPING: Joe Colopy, founder and CEO, Bronto Software

Networking Reception (Refreshments Provided)

Registration Status

Register here.

Location

RTP Headquarters

Address

12 Davis Drive
Durham, NC 27709