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The primary purpose of this group is to connect founders and startups with investors, especially hard to reach investors, and investors with startups, in addition to advisors, mentors, cofounders, team members, and startup service providers. Our events cover important themes and topics in the startup world, including but not limited to fundraising, building a team, building a product, user interviews, etc. Expect everything startups.

Upcoming events (5)

X Investor Series: Angel/Preseed, Seed, series A, series B+ Investor Conference

X Investor Series: Angel/Pre-Seed, Seed, A, and B+ Round Investor Conference

X Investor is a new global virtual venture conference series connecting primarily Silicon Valley-based angel investors, venture capitalists, corporate VCs, technology transfer professionals, university researchers, incubators, and premier service providers, with senior executives of venture backed, emerging and early stage companies. Whether you are an investor seeking access to new deals, or founder and/or CEO of a new venture looking for funding, visibility and growth, X Investor Conference Series is a conference series you won't want to miss.

This is a virtual event, and you will be able to join us online from the comfort of your own home to learn from the greatest minds in angel/pre-seed startup investing. You’ll hear what is top of mind for angel/pre-seed investors and network with a global community of fellow startup pioneers, and leverage the best part of a COVID-induced virtual world: being able to connect with and hear from your esteemed peers where distance is no longer relevant!

It is organized by San Francisco-based Epic Events founded by Anna Cho, Founding Partner of Anna Cho Syndicate. This application only, merit based program will dive into topics from "Team & Culture" to "Negotiating a Term Sheet". The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming investors and founders.

Presentation Areas:

May 18: Angel/Pre-Seed

X Investor is kicking off its series with Angel/Pre-Seed Round Investor Conference, the most exciting Angel/Pre-Seed Round Investor conference in the near term to bring together active investors in top startups. It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming startup investors and founders.

May 19: Seed

X Investor is kicking off its series with Seed Round Investor Conference, the most exciting Seed Round Investor conference in the near term to bring together active investors in top startups. It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming startup investors and founders.

May 20: A Round

X Investor is kicking off its series with A Round Investor Conference, the most exciting A Round Investor conference in the near term to bring together active investors in top startups. It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming startup investors and founders.

May 21: B+ Round

X Investor is kicking off its series with B Round and Beyond Investor Conference, the most exciting B Round and Beyond Investor conference in the near term to bring together active investors in top startups. It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming startup investors and founders.

Want to Pitch?

If you want to present to 150+ investors at this event, please submit your application and purchase the appropriate Pitching Startup ticket: https://bit.ly/3bgiDtK. Deadline to apply is Sunday, 5/16/21 11:59pm PST. Epic Events is sponsoring several merit-based Pitch spots, but you must apply by deadline to be considered!

Conference Breakdown

Starting at 10:00 AM PDT, Angel/Pre-Seed, Seed, A, and B+ Round Investor Conference will be broken up into three sections: panel, presentations, and panel, with open mic networking 30 minutes before event start.

Agenda (All Times In PDT)

9:30am - Zoom Live, Open Mic Networking (30 min)
10:00am - Opening Remarks, Angel Investor Panel (30 min)
10:30am - Pitch (2 hr)
12:30pm - VC Investor Panel (30 min)
1:00pm - Best Presenters Announced, Closing Remarks

NOTE: For full description, go to this link Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/35mHk77

Seed Round Investor Panel + Startup Pitches (On Zoom)

Online event

Are you a startup looking to pitch your company in front of an audience and panel of expert VC and Angel judges? This is your chance. Present and get immediate feedback from investors.

Pitching entrepreneurs receive judges' contact details within 24 hours of the event.*

You will receive your Zoom URL after signing up for your ticket.

*Epic Events Pitch Guarantee for Pitching Entrepreneurs: If we have less than 4 investors/experts, we will introduce you by email to additional investors the same week of the event, given that you request who you wish to talk from similar past events. For example, if we have 3 investors for an event, we will introduce you to 2 more investors.

Epic Events Virtual Format (Updated)

Startups will get to do a 4-min. presentation followed by 4 min. of Q&A followed by 4 min. of non-rebuttal feedback. The panelists will vote on the company based on their 4-minute presentation.
If we have 3-5 startups:

Startups will get to do a 4-min. presentation followed by 4 min. of Q&A followed by 4 min. of non-rebuttal feedback. The panelists will vote on the company on a scale of 1-5 based on their 4-minute presentation.
Winners will be announced following the pitches. Companies that do well often get meetings with the investors that result in beginning the process for Angel investment.
If we have more than 5 startups, our format will be the following:

Each company will deliver a 1-minute elevator to the Investor Panelists. There will be up to two questions from the panel.
After each company’s elevator pitch the panel will vote on a scale of 1-5 as to how much they like the company.
The top 5 vote getters will get to do a 4-min. presentation followed by 4 min. of Q&A followed by 4 min. of non-rebuttal feedback. The panelists will vote again on the company based on their 4-minute presentation.
Winners will be announced following the pitches. Companies that do well often get meetings with the investors that result in beginning the process for Angel investment.

Agenda:
5:00pm PDT - 5:05pm PDT: Opening Remarks
5:05pm PDT - 5:20pm PDT: Judges Panel Intros
5:20pm PDT - 7:00pm PDT: Pitch Your Startup to VCs & Angels

Judges:

TBD

Want to Pitch?

If you want to present at this event, please purchase the Entrepreneur ticket and submit your application here: https://bit.ly/2EaaJWY. After the event, we share Investor contacts within 24 hrs.

Not part of a startup?

Get tickets and join us! Our pitch event is a great networking and learning opportunity.

Check out other events in our X Investor conference series:

Diversity, Hardware, Tech Investor Conference - 12/1-4
Angel/Pre-Seed, Seed, A, and B+ Round Investor Conference - 12/15-18
EdTech, Gaming/Digital Media, and Healthcare/Life Sciences/Biotech Investor Conference - 12/15-17
Check out the other events in our X Academy series:

Founder Academy - 11/30
Angel Academy - 12/7
Check out the other events in our Heads of X series:

Heads of Product - July 28
Heads of Engineering - August 13
Heads of Design - August 27
Heads of Data Science - September 10
Heads of Digital Marketing - September 24
Heads of Sales - October 8
Heads of Operations - October 22
Heads of People - November 19
Heads of Finance - December 8
Heads of Legal - December 22
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Venue: Zoom (Event Link Will Be Provided In Your Confirmation Email)

San Francisco, CA 94105

Notice of Photo/Video Consent: Video footage (including 360 Video) and/or photos may be taken during this event, which may or may not include your recognizable image. Please be advised, by participating in this event, you agree to allow AR + CV and its partners to use the images in print, digital or web-based formats for promotional and archival purposes.

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NO REFUNDS

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Eventbrite link : http://bit.ly/392uaNI

Heads Of X Series: Heads of Finance Conference

Online event

Heads of X Series: Heads of Finance Conference

Heads of X is a new global virtual technology conference series bringing top minds and highly sought after world and industry leaders across a wide array of disciplines and subject matter expertise.

Heads of X is offering the ninth event of its series with Heads of Finance, the most exciting Finance conference in the near term to bring together top practitioners of Finance. It is organized by Epic Events based in San Francisco, CA. The speaker lineup features finance leaders from Google, Slack, Amazon, Airbnb, Netflix, Facebook and more.

This is a virtual event, and you will be able to join us online from the comfort of your own home to learn from the greatest minds in finance. You’ll hear what is top of mind for industry leaders, grasp the best practices behind the most successful Finances, and learn about new trends in Finance. Prepare yourself to sharpen your Finance skills, network with a global community of fellow Finance leaders, and leverage the best part of a COVID-induced virtual world: being able to connect with and hear from your esteemed peers where distance is no longer relevant!

Check out the other events in our series:

Heads of Product - July 28
Heads of Engineering - August 13
Heads of Design - August 27
Heads of Data Science - September 10
Heads of Digital Marketing - September 24
Heads of Sales - October 8
Heads of Operations - October 22
Heads of People - February 25
Heads of Finance - March 18
Heads of Legal - February 25
Conference Breakdown

Starting at 10:00 AM PDT, Heads of Finance will be broken up into three sections with two 15-minute breaks and one 30-minute lunch break. Our keynote speakers will receive 15 minutes each to share their most impactful insights. We will end the event with an exclusive 45-minute VIP Virtual Networking Session (must purchase ticket with VIP).

Agenda (All Times In PDT)

10:00 am - TBD

10:30am - TBD

11:00am - Panel (30 min) - TBD

11:30am - TBD

12:00pm - TBD

12:30pm - TBD

CONFIRMED SPEAKERS:

-TBD

What is #HeadsOfX?

Heads of X is a new global virtual technology conference series bringing top minds and highly sought after world and industry leaders across a wide array of disciplines and subject matter expertise.

What is #HeadsOfFinance?

Heads of Finance is the ninth conference in the Heads of X conference series by Epic Events where attendees can delve into the future of Finance. It will feature a mix of keynotes, breakout sessions, and panel discussions, all with the aim to provide actionable insights around how to build human operations.

Why should I attend?

Whether you’re a startup or a Fortune 500, an individual contributor or leading a team, what you learn during Heads of Finance will transform the way you go about building human operations. You’ll come away with concrete ideas you can apply in your company right away, along with fresh contacts that may become customers or partners in the future.

What does my FREE Heads of Finance ticket include?

It includes access to the conference to the livestream and you will be able to download the slides during the conference.

Where is the conference?

Heads of Finance will take place live, online on May 27th, 2021. We will send you the instructions in the confirmation email. The best part is you can watch the conference from the comfort of your own home, wherever in the world you are!

Who is attending?

Attendees of Heads of Finance are Senior Finance leaders: Sr. Finance Manager, Director of Finance, Head of Finance, VP of Finance, and Chief Finance Officer.

Will Heads of Finance be recorded?

Yes. Make sure to get your free online ticket in order to receive all the recordings and slides.

How do I become a Sponsor?

Get in touch with us at [masked].

NOTE: For full description, go to this link Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/324PihZ

X Academy Series: Angel Academy (Cohort AA2)

Online event

X Academy Series: Angel Academy

Angel Academy is a two-day virtual curriculum and educational experience for angel investors who are seeking to invest in early stage startups.

It is organized by San Francisco-based Epic Events founded by Anna Cho, Founding Partner of Anna Cho Syndicate. This application only, merit based program will dive into topics from "Team & Culture" to "Negotiating a Term Sheet". The speaker lineup features prominent and up-and-coming investors and founders.

This is a virtual event, and you will be able to join us online from the comfort of your own home to learn from the greatest minds in building the next unicorn. You’ll hear what is top of mind for veteran angel investors and network with a global community of fellow angel investors, and leverage the best part of a COVID-induced virtual world: being able to connect with and hear from your esteemed peers where distance is no longer relevant!

How to Apply?

*Update: Questions are integrated into the registration form as of 11/25/20. No need to fill out separate form. Event is applicable to accredited investors only.* Please fill out this Angel Investor form: https://bit.ly/365YTXN. We will email you to proceed with the registration.

Program Breakdown

Starting at 2:00M PDT, Angel Academy will be broken up into two sections: open mic networking 30 minutes before event start and informative presentations or panels from investors and experts.

Agenda (All Times In PDT)

DAY ONE - JUNE 1

2:00pm - Zoom Live, Open Mic Networking, Pitches (30 min)
2:30pm - Opening Remarks
2:30pm - Presentation
3:30pm - Presentation
4:30pm - Closing Remarks

DAY TWO - JUNE 2

2:00pm - Zoom Live, Open Mic Networking, Pitches (30 min)
2:30pm - Opening Remarks
2:30pm - Presentation
3:30pm - Presentation
4:30pm - Closing Remarks

NOTE: For full description, go to this link Eventbrite: https://bit.ly/33TROJm

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