How VCs think About Early Stage Investing

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Cross Campus

85 N. Raymond Avenue · Pasadena, CA

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Venue is located on the 2nd floor. Free street parking until 11:00 am; except where valet signs are posted. 90 minutes free parking is also available at nearby parking lots.

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Topic: How VCs think About Early Stage Investing

Come hear how VCs think about investing in early stage companies, how best to connect with VCs, and when you should think about raising. Maaria Bajwa will also present on the different types of VCs and how to find the investors who are best suited to invest in your idea. Lastly, she'll provide some tactical advice on what entrepreneurs should and shouldn't do when trying to raise capital.

Maaria Bajwa is an early stage investor at Sound Ventures, covering everything from crypto and fintech to B2B SaaS to direct to consumer. Sound Ventures is a $150M early stage venture fund founded by Ashton Kutcher and Guy Oseary in 2015. Maaria joined the firm over 2 years ago and was previously on the LP side of venture investing, working at a $4B investment advisor called ICG Advisors.