Postponed: New Venture Financing: Executive Summaries That Work



  • Do you have a solid business and underlying technology, but can't seem to get traction? Your executive summary gets you in the door. Find out what investors want to see from your business plan that will get you the next meeting.


    Kathleen Borie, Emerging Company Services, PwC

    Panel of VCs

    Matt Bolton, Woodside Fund
    Steve Kishi, Hummer Winblad
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    There are many aspects to a fundable business - a solid business model, a strong team, customer-based development, and more. This seminar will touch on the key parts of a fundable business, and more importantly, how you convey that through your executive summary.

    Kathleen Borie of PriceWaterhouseCoopers will outline the strategy that they recommend to their clients - on what's needed and how to get to that all important round of funding. This seminar is designed for executive teams and founding members of early-stage companies who are looking to build a solid business through venture funding. In this seminar you will learn:

    • Recent information on current funding trends (data from the PWC Money Tree Report)
    • Key aspects that investors look for in executive summaries and business plans
    • How to utilize your information and skills that will lead to success in the funding process

    In addition, come hear a panel of investors who offer their insights from the trenches, and provide feedback on what's important to them in this challenging market.


    8:30am-9:00am Registration/Networking/Continental breakfast
    9:00am-11:00am Seminar
    11:00am-12:00pm Panel of Venture Capitalists


    Women's Technology Cluster
    The first high tech incubator focused on women entrepreneurs.
    1207 Indiana Street, Suite 4
    San Francisco, CA


    Cost (Continental Breakfast included)
    $30 SDForum Members
    $60 Non-Members

    This event has been postponed. A future date has not yet been scheduledt.