Learn about fundraising from some of the best entrepreneurial minds in the DC area at the MIT Enterprise Forum’s first 2016 Mentor Event, Pitching to Investors, featuring Jonathan Aberman of FounderCorps and Amplifier Ventures. This program offers a unique opportunity to discover best practices from people who have raised money to start companies – and from those who have invested in them – including what to do, and what not to do.
Attendees will also hear the investor pitch from a successful entrepreneur (Jim Condon) learning the most effective strategies and messages that will get the money.
- Learn how to create a pitch deck designed to get funding
- Examine and analyze two real examples of successful pitch decks
- Hear a successful entrepreneur deliver a pitch for a startup that got funded
- Hear candid insights about lessons learned
- Discover what excites investment professionals – and what turns them off
- Get answers to your questions by asking the experts
- Meet and network with fellow entrepreneurs
Meet our Experts
Jonathan Aberman, Managing Director, Amplifier Ventures. Jonathan is highly respected and valued thought leader on entrepreneurship and innovation. His work as a venture investor, innovation consultant, university professor and media commentator, allows him to experience and connect the many threads of entrepreneurship and technology innovation that are core to the United States economy and its future. Jonathan is also the Chair for FounderCorps, a regional not for profit that focuses on entrepreneurial development and startup acceleration in the Washington DC region.
Jim Condon is a Managing Partner with TechCXO. TechCXO is a professional services firm that provides experienced, C-Suite professionals to deliver strategic and functional consulting services for technology companies. Mr. Condon has more than 25 years of broad based experience in running existing companies, repairing troubled companies, and scaling start-ups. He has an established skill set in instituting sound operational, information technology, human resources, marketing and financial infrastructures, negotiating business relationships and acquisitions, raising capital and hiring senior staff.
Don’t miss this opportunity to make your pitch more effective, learn about exciting new technologies and to network with investors experienced in funding early-stage companies.
Space is limited – Register here