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May
3
10:15 AM10:15

Founder2Funder (F2F): The Basics of Launching Your Own VC

Speaker:

Bedy Yang
500 Startups

Bedy Yang, of 500 Startups, will be sharing insights from our Founder2Funder (F2F) community -- Endeavor Entrepreneurs at various stages in their entrepreneurial journeys who want to become General Partners in their own Venture Capital firms. Whether you're an F2F EE, an angel investor, or just interested in eventuallying joining a VC or investing, join this discussion on generating an investment thesis, assessing startup investment opportunities, and a deep dive into KISS (legal) documents.

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May
2
2:00 PM14:00

Efficient Entrepreneurship: How to Grow Your Company Without Raising Venture Capital

Speaker:

Micah Rosenbloom
Founder Collective

Jodi Sherman Jahic
Aligned VC

Moderator:

Katie Roof
TechCrunch

Venture capital is a hell of a drug. Used properly, it’s like adrenaline energizing many of the greatest companies of the past fifty years. Used incorrectly, it creates toxic dependencies. Join this session to learn how to use VC while avoiding its unpleasant side effects, how 6 of the top 20 IPOs of the last half decade raised <$50M, and why raising less money actually increases the likelihood of success. You'll leave with the tools to make efficient entrepreneurship your mantra, equipping your company for smart growth.

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May
2
11:30 AM11:30

Investing in Emerging Markets: The View from Silicon Valley

Speakers:

Bedy Yang
500 Startups

Chris Rogers
Lumia Capital

Renata Quintini
Lux Capital

Moderator:

Jim Lussier
Dell Ventures

Join this session for an insider's look at how Silicon Valley VCs view emerging market investment opportunities. This panel will explore questions like what Silicon Valley VCs look for in emerging market companies, what they offer that local investors don’t, and whether companies need to set up operations in the US to get funded.

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May
1
3:30 PM15:30

Startup Fundraising Playbook: The Do’s & Don’ts of Raising Capital

Speaker:

Ariel Poler
Investor

Join entrepreneur and prolific angel investor, Ariel Poler, in a candid discussion about fundraising best practices for Silicon Valley. Ariel is an insider who will share pragmatic advice and provide a behind the scenes look at technology fundraising. Don't miss this session if you plan to raise money anytime soon!

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