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StartupInvestor Forum and Discussion

11/1/2013 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Startup/Investor Forum and Discussion

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Friday, November 1, 2013

6:00 PM

The Hardware Store

744 E. Warrington Ave. , Pittsburgh, PA (map)

Startups, ever want to have a heart-to-heart with an angel investor or some of the region's movers and shakers?

Investors, ever just want to grab a local startup and shake them?

Well here's your chance.

We will be bring together two very important groups of people in the entrepreneurial community for a frank, no holds-barred conversation about fundraising and doing business in our region. Participants will be organized into small groups so that conversations can be focused and meaningful.

More details:

6PM Doors Open

6:30PM Heterogeneous Group Formation

6:45PM Conversation

If your an early-stage startup or entrepreneur, get your questions ready, and be ready to explain your business concept to your group (1 or 2 minutes). Use this format:

Problem

Solution

Describe your market and how you will get to it.

Why are you uniquely qualified to grow the business and exit.

If you're an Angel or entrepreneur with experience, give critical and pointed feedback, ask tough questions, demand answers, and give real-life examples.

Organizing and reporting structures will be provided at the event.

8:15PM Take-Aways and Report Out We'll survey the room's conversations and document themes and valuable nuggets of wisdom.

8:30PM Drinks and Networking

Shoot me suggestions if you got 'em.

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