LearnLaunch - Fundraising Secrets: How to Raise A Round From the Right People

When: Wed February 20, 2013 5:00 pm

Organization: LearnLaunch

Location: Nutter McClennen & Fish, 155 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA 02210

Website: http://learnlaunch.org/2012/08/fundraising-secrets-how-to-raise-a-round-from-the-right-people/

You have a great product, team, and even customers, and are starting to explore raising a round of funding to help your company grow. Come learn tips and tricks from two local ed tech entrepreneurs who have successfully navigated their way through the fundraising circus.

*Service providers are welcome to attend, but we have a strict no selling policy during classes.*

5:00-5:30 pm: Networking
5:30-7:00 pm: Class

Alex Grodd
Founder and CEO, BetterLesson
Alex Grodd is a Teach For America alum who taught 6th grade English at Roxbury Preparatory Charter School. He founded BetterLesson to address the challenges he faced in the classroom. 

Melissa Pickering
Founder and CEO, iCreatetoEducate 
Melissa Pickering launched iCreate to Educate to nurture future innovators by engaging kids through simple technology that bridges hands-on exploration with digital creativity. For nearly three years, Melissa has built up iCreate, which has impacted thousands of schools and homes across the world. iCreate's successful organic growth recently secured them a new strategic investor.