NY Tech Alliance will be presenting our 2021 update on the VC financing market for early-stage companies. The panel will feature representatives from some of the most active VC funds in the NY area. Topics to be addressed include the following:|
The current state of the VC financing market for early-stage companies & trends to look for
Strategies for identifying & connecting with the right VC for your company
Advice for navigating through the first meetings with interested VCs
Common mistakes in the VC financing process & how to avoid them
With participants to include founders & principals of startup companies as well as investors, & with ample time for Q&A & virtual networking, this session will be an outstanding source of practical, real-world guidance & useful contacts.
11:30 am - 12:00 pm - Open Networking (on Airmeet)
12:00 - 1:00 pm - IP Panel Conversation
1:00 - 1:30 pm - Networking (on Airmeet)
Paul Ellis, Managing Partner, Paul Ellis Law Group
As Managing Partner of the 9-lawyer Paul Ellis Law Group, Paul counsels on issues including formation, early-stage financing (friends & family, angel & VC), joint venture & strategic partnering relationships, employment, equity plans, mergers & acquisitions, and, together with his colleagues, protection & licensing of intellectual property. Beyond the internet/mobile/IT industries, he has practiced in industries including telecommunications, healthcare, manufacturing, banking, real estate, consumer products, & entertainment. He has represented companies ranging from startups to multinationals, as well as funds & individual & institutional investors. Paul is a board member of NY Tech Alliance & organizes its events on legal issues for startup through midsize tech companies. He holds a BA from Harvard & a JD from Georgetown.
Meghan Cross Breeden, Partner, Amplifyher Ventures
Tracy Chadwell, Founding Partner, 1843 Capital
EVENT URL: https://www.airmeet.com/e/9f447710-9cb5-11eb-9ce7-13984ae3f1b1
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Watching on YouTube Live
If you do not want to participate in the Airmeet event, you can also watch the livestream at http://www.nytech.info/VCPanel2021.
For full event description & panelists' bios reference http://www.nytech.info/VCPanel2021
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