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Raising A Seed Round: Creating a Fundraising Strategy for Female Founders
May 13, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pmFree
The pressures of running a business while looking for funding causes many founders to underestimate the importance of creating a clear fundraising strategy. You don’t want to waste your (and the investor’s) time raising money without a clear timeline and plan. In this workshop, experienced investors and entrepreneurs will guide you on how to best, prepare, plan and execute a strategy, even before you sit down for your first investor coffee meeting. This workshop is will also address the specifics of what it means to raise a seed round as a female founder in Boston and provide practical tips and interactive exercises so you can start applying these to the specifics of your company.
Key questions answered will include:
- What does raising a seed round mean and is my company ready?
- How can I best prepare for a seed raise?
- How can I best align running my company and running a fundraising round?
- What’s the process and timeline of raising seed round with angels?
- How do I find and understand who the right investors are for my company?
- What should I, as a female founder know about raising a seed round in Boston
Please note that we are keeping the workshop purposely small to give entrepreneurs the chance to interact with the speakers and get the answers to their questions. If you register but find out you can no longer attend please unregister and free up your spot through Eventbrite.
Please note we use an inclusive definition of “woman” and “female” and welcome trans women and any others who identify as a woman in a way that is significant to them.
Managing Director at Huntington Angels & Director of Finance and Partnerships at Meenta
Nick Myers is the Managing Director at Huntington Angels, a strategic angel investment group focused on connecting top investment ready and vetted ventures with venture capital firms and strategic angel investors. He recently joined Meenta as to help the awesome founders develop a financially sustainable organization and build connections with strategic partners. He’s also an independent consultant, helping angel investors with due diligence and coaching university ventures.
Head of Customer Success at Shoobx
Lynne Zagami is the Head of Customer Success at Shoobx, a software platform that startups use to manage corporate legal activity. She leads the Shoobx client service team and manages the company’s business development efforts. Prior to joining Shoobx, she created the role of Director of Client Engagement at Gesmer Updegrove, overseeing the firm’s marketing, business development and client service efforts. Lynne has served as Director of Community Engagement at SheStarts, an organization supporting women startup founders, and a coach for the Babson WIN Lab, an accelerator for women-run companies.
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