Online Event

Ask an Investor Anything: Q&A with a Venture Capitalist

Learn the best growth tactics from leading experts

Date
Dec 18, 2023
Time
01:00 pm - 03:00 pm
Address
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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 actionable 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 Experts:

Omar Zaki - Managing Director at Qima Ventures: Omar has been building and managing international ventures and projects for over 20 years. He brings tremendous versatility and utility across different sectors, with both an investor and operator lens across each stage of business. Omar has been advising early stage founders and companies on their Investment Readiness, in addition to supporting growth for late-stage companies and investors in Healthcare, Life Sciences, Climate-tech, Agri-tech, AI and other high impact sectors. He is an active Venture Partner with several accelerators and VCs, and is also building his own ventures syndicate platform Qima Ventures.

John Roberts - Managing Partner at Boot64 Ventures: John is a Limited Partner in three funds and has made 21 angel investments. In May 2023 John and his business partner launched a new pre-seed focused VC firm, Boot64 Ventures, after completing the VC Lab program. The new firm has made six investments to date with a four-year target of approximately sixty. John is a member of New Orleans Angel Network, GEDA, The New Orleans Chamber and mentor in Loyola University’s LaunchU startup program. John has experience serving on BODs in leadership positions such as the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce, the Jefferson Community Foundation and was the youngest President of the Gulf Coast Shell Board.

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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

Omar

Omar Zaki

Founder @ Qima Ventures

John

John Roberts

Boot64 Ventures

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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 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.


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