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Ask an Investor Anything: Open Q&A with Investors that Write 'First Checks' for Startup

Ask early stage investors your questions about fundraising

Date
Mar 29, 2023
Time
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Address
Online Event
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Join us for a unique opportunity to connect with early-stage startup investors and ask the questions that matter to you. In this Q&A session, you will have the chance to engage in an open discussion with a panel of investors who have a wealth of experience in working with early-stage startups. Find out how you can maximize your chances of raising funding and get hands-on tips for presenting your business to investors in the most favorable way.
What You'll Learn:

  • What are the current early-stage investment trends
  • What investors look for and how to prepare your startup for fundraising
  • How to communicate with investors efficiently and what type of information to provide them with

Featured Speakers:

  • Biola Alabi - Partner at Acasia Ventures:  Biola Alabi is a global leader, an experienced founder, and an angel investor. She is passionate about Media and Technology and has worked extensively networking with partners and associations to continuously develop the African technology and television industry. Biola focuses on early-stage investments and matches VC funds with the best startups.

  • Dr. Hanan El Basha - Co-Founder and CEO at The Global Businesswomen: Hanan is an Empowering Business Strategist supporting aspiring entrepreneurs and SME business owners to build and grow sustainable and profitable ventures through practical actions and strategies. She is the Co-Director of the Qatar chapter of FI.

  • Mercedes Bankston - Founder at Funderstar LTD: Mecedes's specialty is in jump-starting new businesses, re-launching failed units, and leading new product rollouts, primarily in innovative technology companies. She is also an expert in global investments in high-potential tech startups and has partnered with FI London for over four years.

Additional Resources:
Find more Startup Events, learn about Funding Benchmarks, and join an InfoSession to learn more about FI's Core Program.

About Founder Institute:
The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 7,000 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.

Speakers

Dr. Hanan

Dr. Hanan El Basha

Founder @ The Business Doctor & The Global Businesswomen

Mercedes

Mercedes Bankston

Founder @ Funderstar LTD

Biola

Biola Alabi

Partner @ Acasia Ventures

Platinum Partners

Local Partners

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The Founder Institute is the world’s most proven network to turn ideas into fundable startups, and startups into global businesses. Since 2009, our structured accelerator programs have helped over 6,800 entrepreneurs raise over $1.75BN in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 100 countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.


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