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Seed Funding

  • Mar 10, 2011 · 6:30 PM
  • Microsoft

Please join us for the March 10 Ultra Light Startups event on Seed Funding.

Please note that we do charge admission for Ultra Light Startups events - but for various reasons we do not use the payment system. The price is $20 (Early Bird) or $30 (Last Minute). Early Bird ticket sales close at midnight on Monday the week of the the event or when they sell out. Last Minute tickets sales close when these tickets are sold out.

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Seed Funding

David CohenShai GoldmanJeff StewartMark Wachen


Topics include:

  • When should you seek seed funding? What state should the company/concept/team be in?
  • How do you determine who is appropriate to pitch to?
  • What format and content is appropriate for a seed-funding pitch?
  • What is the difference between an seed, angel, super-angel, and Series A funding?
  • What are an entrepreneur’s biggest obstacles to getting funded?
  • Seed funding technologies – AngelList, KickStarter, AngelSoft…
  • Seed funding and mentoring programs – TechStars, Y Combinator, DreamIt, Founder Institute, Keiretsu Forum, angel groups…
  • How is the venture capital and angel investment landscape expected to change in 2011?
  • And much more…



  • Graham Lawlor, Founder of Ultra Light Startups


Panelists (alphabetic order):

  • David Cohen (@davidcohen) CEO and Founder of TechStars
  • Shai Goldman (@shaig) Director at Silicon Valley Bank
  • Jeff Stewart (@urgentspeed) Founder of, Urgent Group, and Urgent Ventures
  • Mark Wachen, Managing Partner at DreamIt Ventures, Founder/CEO of Upstage Ventures


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  • Alex F.

    If there were awards for meetups, this one would win my vote. Great job!

    March 13, 2011

  • Gennady B.

    Amazing event, with amazing people! These meetings get better every month!

    March 11, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Lots of info, intelligent presenters, good atmosphere.

    March 11, 2011

  • Jijoy

    It allowed me to rsvp but I coudnt buy a ticket. Is that ok to get a ticket at the door..?

    March 10, 2011

  • Sahdev T.

    I have a general admission ticket - contact me at [masked] if interested.

    March 10, 2011

  • Hemanth S.

    Same here. Extra ticket anyone? hsetty at gmail thx

    March 9, 2011

  • Chilzap

    If someone has an extra ticket, please ping me. Need a ticket.

    March 8, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    Ticket is taken...good luck...

    March 8, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    I have an extra general admission ticket - contact me at [masked] if interested.

    March 8, 2011

  • Alex K.

    I would also definitely want to buy a ticket if anyone wants to sell!!


    March 7, 2011

  • A former member
    A former member

    If anyone cannot make the event, please let me know. I'd be happy to buy your ticket. Thanks.

    March 7, 2011

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