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Fundamentals for Startups Fridays: How to Pitch to Angel Investors
Fundamentals for Startups Fridays: How to Pitch to Angel Investors
WhenFriday, May 11, 2018, 12 – 1 p.m.
Campus locationFluke Hall (FLK)
Campus room3rd Floor, Idea Lab
Event typesInformation Sessions, Lectures/Seminars
Twitter#Fundamentals4Startups #CoMotionLabs

CoMotion Labs presents, “How to Pitch to Angel Investors” with Susan Preston.

Susan Preston is the General Partner for the CalCEF Clean Energy Angel Fund, which is focused on seed/start-up stage investments in clean energy technology. She is also the Managing Partner of the Seattle Angel Fund, committed to fostering entrepreneurial growth in the Pacific Northwest through early-stage investments, as well as Co-Manager for the Element 8 Fund, focused on cleantech investments. Susan teaches in the MBA program and is the Buerk Endowed Fellow for Entrepreneurship at the University of Washington. Susan also serves as co-chair and a lead instructor for the Angel Resource Institute, a global investor and entrepreneur education organization.

Susan is a world-recognized expert in angel financing and angel organizations. She is a national and international consultant and speaker on economic development, angel and venture financing for numerous countries and NGOs including the EU, OECD, USAID, Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Australia, Industry Canada and EBAN. She was an Entrepreneur-in-Residence with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation for 6 years focusing on initiatives supporting the growth and success of women entrepreneurs and initiatives related to angel investing and angel organizations.

Susan received her JD, cum laude, from Seattle University School of Law and her BS, magna cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa, in Microbiology and Public Health from Washington State University.

Each Fundamentals for Startups session has a topic and an area expert providing key insights and knowledge regarding the topic in a 40 minute seminar format followed by a Q&A session. All seminars will be video captured and live streamed. Light refreshments will be served. These sessions are open to the public and you do not have to be currently affiliated with UW or a startup to join.

May 11
How to Pitch to Angel Investors, Susan Preston

May 18
Top Ten Ways to Screw-Up Your Start-Up, Andy Albertson

We hope to see you there!…
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