Friday, March 7, 2014

A Don't-Miss Event for Tech Entrepreneurs

Just like March Madness, CED's Raising the Dough for tech entrepreneurs only comes around once a year! We've planned an event that you won't want to miss with some of the area's most successful entrepreneurs and investors. Plus, you'll get individualized feedback on becoming more investor ready.

Here's a look at the packed agenda...we hope you'll join us on March 11 & 18 at the RTP Foundation.

Tuesday, March 11

  • 3:00pm Venture Funding 101: John Austin, Groundwork Labs 
  • 3:30pm Bootstrapping: Joe Colopy, CEO & Founder, Bronto Software 
  • 4:00pm Crowdfunding: What, Why, and How? Freeman White, CEO and Founder, Launcht; Mark Easley, NC Jobs Act; Steve Reaser, 
  • 5:00pm Early-Stage Investor Perspectives: Elaine Bolle, RTP Capital; Lister Delgado, IDEA Fund Partners; David Gardner, Angel Investor; Alex Osadzinski, Angel Investor; Bill Spruill, Triangle Angel Partners; Steve Vanderwoude, Madison River Ventures 
  • 6:00pm An Entrepreneur's Perspective on Raising Capital 
  • 7:00pm Networking Reception

Tuesday, March 18

  • 3:00pm CEO Lessons Learned: Raising Capital: Tony Atti, Phononic; Robbie Allen, Automated Insights; Brendan Morrissey, Netsertive 
  • 4:00pm Why Valuation Isn't the Only Thing to Negotiate! Led by Justyn Kasierski and Scott Bryant, Hutchison PLLC5:00pm Fundability Assessments 
  • 5:30pm Coaching Roundtables: Robbie Allen, Automated Insights; Tony Atti, Phononic; John Austin, Groundwork Labs; Elaine Bolle, RTP Capital; Jan Davis, Triangle Angel Partners, Lister Delgado, IDEA Fund Partners; John Fahlberg, David Gardner, VenueGen; Gary Hayes, TAP; David Jones, Bull City Venture Partners; Alex Osadinski, Angel Investor; Steve Reaser,

Register at:

$50 for non-members (both days)
$20 for members

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  3. The only complaint is the aisle lights that shine down are right in your face on the edges of the aisles in the back of the house, took some time to get used to them.
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