Startup Survival Guide & Investor Pitches (Entrepreneurs, Angels & VCs)

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Part 1: Startup Survival Guide
First, Captain Hoff will share his insights and first-hand experience on what it takes to survive and win in the hyper-competitive world of Silicon Valley. This includes cracking the code on raising venture capital, how to manage your company, avoiding hidden traps that kill startups, and breaking out of a failed plan.

Part 2: Startup Pitch
Come see cutting-edge tech startups pitch our investors. Everyone is welcome. If you’re a startup and want to pitch, view the requirements below. If you’re an accredited investor, simply contact us and we will add you to our VIP list.

Register for Event:
https://startup-event.eventbrite.com

Requirements to Pitch:
If you have a startup with cutting-edge technology and want to pitch to investors at the event, please follow these steps:

• Everyone must buy a ticket, even if you are not pitching.

• The top 5 to 10 startups with the most innovative and bold ideas will be selected to pitch.

• Register your startup on Founders Edge and complete your startup profile in advance. https://www.foundersedge.com/

• Come to the event with your laptop and a 3-minute pitch ready to present.

• At 5:30 pm at the event, we will announce the startups that have been selected to pitch. You must be present or we we will select another startup.

VCs & Angel Investors:
If you’re an accredited investor and would like a VIP ticket, please contact us, and we will add you to our guest list. https://www.foundersspace.com/contact/

Easy Parking!
We’re right near the CalTrain station and BART. Also, the parking is easy around Founders Space, and most of it is free at night: https://www.foundersspace.com/map/

Agenda:
• 5:15 pm Doors Open – Light Food & Drinks
• 5:30 pm Announce Startups Selected to Pitch
• 6:30 pm Startup Survival Guide
• 7:30 pm Startup Pitches
• 8:30 pm Networking, Light Food & Drinks
• 9:00 pm Event Ends

Volunteers:
If you’d like to volunteer to help out at the event and get a free pass, contact us and we’ll get right back to you.

About Speaker:
Steve Hoffman (Captain Hoff) is an angel investor, limited partner at August Capital, serial entrepreneur, and author of the book Make Elephants Fly. Hoffman is also the Captain & CEO of Founders Space, one of the world’s leading incubators and accelerators, with over 50 partners in 22 countries.

Founders Space
https://www.foundersspace.com/

Make Elephants Fly
https://www.makeelephantsfly.com/

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