Startups/VC Archives - Ascent Conference
Annual

Fundraising at Each Stage (With Your Exit in Mind All the Way)

Nov 14th, 2022 @3:30 pm

Many founders make the mistake of raising money while planning for the short term only. Just getting cash in hand so you have runway. But there are strategies and tactics you can take when raising funds at each round that can help you ultimately prepare for your exit, whether M&A or IPO.

This VC panel pulls together a diverse group of investors focused on each stage: Seed, Growth, and Late Stage in addition to Debt Equity.


Speakers

Lu Zhang
Founder & Managing Partner
Fusion Fund
Rashmi Gopinath
General Partner
B Capital Group
Andrew Steele
Partner
Activant Capital
Joseph Camberato
CEO & Founder
National Business Capital

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Audience-Led Session: Profitability Vs Growth?

Oct 7th, 2021 @5:30 pm

Join this virtual roundtable, led by attendees, to discuss strategies and processes.


Speakers

What VCs Are Looking For, And How To Stand Out

Oct 6th, 2021 @10:00 am

How to get into the VCs state of mind. This session will share psychological drivers that predict many VCs mindsets and decision-making processes. It’s all about mastering the skill of communication and showcasing why a VC can’t miss out on investing in your product. Learn how to use VC psychology to your advantage!

  • Knowing the difference between how VC firms work Vs how VCs think
  • Understanding VC math
  • A look inside the VC decision making process

Speakers

Rashmi Gopinath
General Partner
B Capital Group
Mary D’Onofrio
Partner
Bessemer Venture Partners
Waseem Daher
CEO & Co-Founder
Pilot
Ben Hodson
Co-Founder & CEO
JobNimbus

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