Intro to Fundraising in Austin & Ask Me Anything with Joshua Baer & Amos Schwartzfarb
Fundraising for your tech startup? Join us for the next edition of Intro to Fundraising in Texas & Ask Me Anything with Capital Factory Founder & CEO Joshua Baer and Techstars Managing Director Amos Schwartzfarb.
Already taken a tour of Capital Factory? Awesome! The event starts at 4:30PM after the 4PM tour.
Are you an entrepreneur starting a new tech company? Come hear an overview from an experienced entrepreneur and angel investor and get a chance to introduce yourself and ask questions.
4:30pm Fundraising Presentation
5:00pm Ask Me Anything with Venture Capitalists
6:00pm Fundraising Happy Hour
You can check out the slides and video from previous talks before you come here. The content is updated each month because the startup scene is always changing!
You’ll get answers to questions like…
• How do I meet my first investors?
• Should I do an equity round or convertible note?
• Should I join an accelerator?
• How do I figure out my valuation?
• How long will it take to raise funding?
• What will it cost?
You will find out about…
• Capital Factory
• Texas Angel Investors
• Texas Venture Capitalists
• Texas Incubators & Accelerators
• Startup Lawyers
• Startup Banks
• Pitch Events
• Angels vs. VC’s
• Blogs to read
Amos has more than 15 years of sales leadership and strategy experience in software, digital, advertising and entertainment. Before joining Techstars, Amos served as co-founder and Head of Customer Development at Joust. Prior to Joust, Amos served as Vice President of Customer Development for BlackLocus, which was acquired by The Home Depot in 2012. Amos was also Co-Founder and served as COO of mySpoonful, which was acquired in 2011. Prior to mySpoonful, Amos served on the Executive team of Business.com, as Vice President of Sales and Client Services which was acquired by RH Donnelly in 2007. Prior to Business.com, Amos spent 5 years at HotJobs.com during which time went through both an IPO and acquisition by Yahoo!.
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