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

May 17, 2023 @ 05:00 - 07:00 CDT

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 Speaker
  • Ryan Adams – Managing Partner at Raha Beach Ventures: Ryan is a founder, investor, and senior technology executive who excels at defining technology visions, building strategies, and executing roadmaps. He is a hands-on technical leader with broad software development, cybersecurity, and data analytics background. Ryan is an active startup mentor across different ecosystems whose specialty is to bring innovative offerings to market and position them for accelerated commercial success. 

 Additional Resources:
Find more Startup Events, learn about Funding Benchmarks, or visit our Insights Blog for more startup tips.

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 [total_founders] entrepreneurs raise over [total_funding] in funding. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across [total_countries] countries, our mission is to empower communities of talented and motivated people to build impactful technology companies worldwide.