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How to Pitch Your Startup to LA Investors

5/29/2013 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM

It's time to raise money for the startup you've spent months getting off the ground- are you ready? Students will learn what investors look for, the different sources for raising a seed round in LA and how to tell their startups' story. Students will also have the opportunity to test out their pitches and receive feedback from the instructor, a seasoned entrepreneur and angel investor.

Student Takeaways:

What should I look for in an investor?

Who are the early stage investors in LA?

What's the process that angels use to evaluate an investment?

What does an investor look for in a deal?

How should I prepare for a pitch session with an angel group?

What should I include in a pitch deck?

How do I follow up after the pitch?

Prerequisites:

This class is designed for entrepreneurs or startup fanatics who are looking to start a company or are preparing to fundraise in the next 12 months.

Required class materials / software:

Just bring yourself, good questions and a positive attitude.

About the Instructor:

Marcus Filipovich is the Director Emeritus of Pasadena Angels, a 100 member group of accredited investors. He is also the CEO of Ikona, a developer of mission-critical consumer and medical mobile apps. Marcus is a serial entrepreneur and active angel investor with a focus on Digital Entertainment. He holds an MBA from Carlson School, Minnesota and an M.S.E.E from MIT.

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