DownToDash presents a virtual night of networking & learning from Venture Capitalists.
The Zoom meeting link will be emailed to you on the day of the event. If you do not receive it, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We have some amazing speakers that will be sharing tactics & strategies for startups & raising money.
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1. Maxine 'Maxi' Kozler -Co Managing DirectorLDR Ventures Partners
Maxi is the Co-Managing Director of LDR Ventures, a Los Angeles based female led venture capital firm.Maxi's expertise includes: early stage capital raising, deal structuring & syndication, entertainment, intellectual property, licensing, branding, marketing & PR/social media. She invests in & advises founders at the angel & seed stages to grow their businesses from proof of concept stage to full use of their capitalization. Investments & Advisory roles include: Thrive Market, sweetgreen, Territory Foods, junzi kitchens, Shaka Tea & Parachute Home.
Maxi also gives her time to theCenter for Innovation & Entrepreneurship Advisory Council at Cal Poly University, as anExecutive & VC in residence at the Hot House Incubator at Cal Poly, as aPod Leader for Declare (fka Parity Partners) & as a mentor for SheWorx & the Black Girls Making Millions Academy founded by Mahisha Dillenger.
In addition toinvesting, Maxi spearheads events in LA, SF & NYC with other femaleinvestorsto teach women how to invest at the Angel & Seed levels in order to address the funding disparity of capital that goes to Female Founders.
(More Panelists TBA)
What can companies do to get off the ground & raise VC money
What do investors look for in a founder? How can a founder prove that he or she is worth investing in?
What is the best way to get in touch with Angel Investors or VCs?
What do investors look for in a Pitch Deck?
What are the biggest mistakes founders make when pitching investors?
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