Raising Your First Round: Investor Panel Discussion
What do I need to do when I'm raising my first round?
What are investors looking for in a team?
How long should my pitch deck be?
Get all of your million dollar questions answered right from the horse's mouth. A panel of investors will be discussing the hot button issues every startup needs to know when they are raising their first round. The format will include a formal panel, networking and an open Q&A with audience questions.
Mandie Holmes, Launch Angels
Mandie joined Launch Angels as an Associate in October 2013, bringing her strong analytical skills and experience in consumer products, eCommerce, and web & video game development with entrepreneurial ventures in the northeast. Prior to Launch Angels, Mandie earned an MBA from the Simmons School of Management and a Bachelors of Science from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Wan Li Zhu, Fairhaven Capital
Wan Li joined Fairhaven Capital in 2009. He was previously the global product manager of Microsoft Dynamics CRM where he led product marketing for Microsoft's flagship business software application. Prior to that, Wan Li was a program manager at Microsoft where he drove product development in SQL Server and Dynamics. Wan Li holds an MBA from Harvard Business School, and M.Eng. and B.S. degrees in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT.
Oleg Uritsky, Fort Point Angels
Oleg Uritsky is founder and managing partner of Fort Point Angels, LLC. A successful and innovative entrepreneur, Mr. Uritsky is an investor in the transportation, health care, real estate and venture fund industries. He received a joint JD/MBA degree from Northeastern University and completed postgraduate studies in monetary economics and corporate finance at Harvard University. Mr. Uritsky is a licensed attorney in Massachusetts and New York.
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