Past Meetup

NYESN: Startup Pitch & Raising Capital through the Crowd with Jonathan Sandlund

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Price: $5.00 /per person
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Getting funded is the goal of all startups. The source of capital can come from anywhere and it all starts with a simple 30 second to 1 minute pitch that causes people to become intrigue.

Without a clean and clear message, no one will be interested in knowing more about your business. This event is setup for everyone to practice pitching their businesses so that when it really counts, your ready to go!

1 Minute Startup Pitch:
Here is the suggested format that we recommend you use:

Who are you and what is your background? (10-20 seconds) What is the problem? (10-20 seconds) How does your product/service solve the problem? (10-20 seconds) --------------------------------------------------------------------

30 Minute Presentation Jonathan Sandlund:
Jonathan Sandlund is the founder of thecrowdcafe.com (http://thecrowdcafe.com/), a leading provider of research and data on the global crowdinvesting industry, and localinvestors.org (http://localinvestors.org/). Drawing from his background in institutional investing and investment banking, Jonathan has studied nearly every major securities-based crowdfunding platform in the world in an effort to better understand this future state of private funding.

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Event Agenda:
6:30 - 7:00PM Registration & Networking
7:00 - 7:30PM 1 Minute Startup Pitch from everyone that is interested in pitching
7:30 - 8:00PM 30 Minute Presentation with Jonathan Sandlund on Crowdfunding
8:00 - 9:00PM Networking time!

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Admission:
- $5 RSVP & Make Payment in Advance
- $10 At the Door

***Registration closes at 3PM on day of event. Be sure to submit payment online to save. Admission at door is cash only.***
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Event Sponsor:
1800Accountant.com
1800Accountant.com is the leading national business services and accounting firm specializing in small businesses. New York & Washington, and Florida-based teams of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs), enrolled agents (EAs), and accountants have been providing affordable accounting, tax preparation, payroll, bookkeeping, business planning and consulting services since 1999.
Small businesses count on 1800Accountant.com to provide flat-fee services that take the worry and drudgery out of business accounting, bookkeeping, and tax planning or preparation.

Food Sponsor:
Pink Princess Pastry - http://www.pinkprincesspastry.com
Premier specialty cake caterer that specialize in cake pops, cupcakes, topsy turvy cakes, theme cakes, specialty cheese cakes, and much more…
Pita Caps - http://www.pitacaps.com
Hand made, bit sized, hummus filled baked pita shells!
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Note:
We hope you meet potential business and capital partners at our events. However, please remember that the attendees are made up of those who are interested in the event and there may be an uneven mix of people, in terms of their skills and ability to invest.
There will be a table for business cards and promotional literature. Feel free to bring information to share with others.