We are pleased to Co-Host with iBreakfast/iEvening (http://ibreakfast.com/) The Entrepreneur's Event from 3:30 - 8:30 PM.
3:30 - 5:30 Fundability/Power Pitch™ Workshop
5:30 - 6:00 Cocktails & hors d'oevres
6:00 - 8:00 Pitch your business plan to our panel of Angel VCs
The FUNDABLE WORKSHOP (3:30 - 5:30)
Are You Fundable? Workshop presented by Alan Brody and guest coach, Mayra Ceja, TigerCub Advisors.
This workshop is about you and your ideas and how to shape them so you get funded. Nothing gets to heart of what you need like this amazing workshop and it is offered FREE with your registration.
This workshop will sell out!
We then offer Entrepreneurs a unique opportunity to seek capital and find their best pitch. A select group will pitch their plan to our panel of Investors
STEVE BROTMAN Silicon Alley Venture Partners
Steve Brotman is the Managing Partner of Silicon Alley Venture Partners. Previously, he was a Managing Director of GSA Venture Partners, and co-founder and co-head of Greenhill SAVP. Prior to founding SAVP in 1998, Steve was the founder, CEO and Chairman of AdOne Classified Network, one of the nation's leading classified ad web sites which merged with Powerdz to become PowerOne Media.
While at SAVP, Steve was a finalist for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2000 and was named in Crain's 2001 Tech 100.While at AdOne, Steve, in 1997, was selected for Crain's Top 25 Players Shaping Silicon Alley and the 1995 Top 40 under 40 among New York businessmen.
Steve currently serves on the boards of ReachForce, Managed Systems, Critical Mention, Cosential, Game Trust (Observer), and Knovel (Observer) and has previously served on the boards of Medidata (Observer), DataSynapse (Observer), 7thOnline and Bla-bla (acquired by UGO in 2001). In addition, Steve has served on the board of the MIT Enterprise Forum and as a mentor and judge for the Columbia Business School Lang and Greenhouse Funds.
Steve received his undergraduate degree in Economics from Duke University and a joint JD/MBA degree with honors from Washington University.
JOHN ASON, Angel Investor extraordinaire (diapers.com - sold to Amazon).
John Ason has been an angel investor for over 14 years specializing in early stage pre-revenue companies. He has made about forty eclectic investments in the areas of e-commerce, technology, advertising, digital social media and entertainment.
Some of John's investments:
Xlibris (www.xlibris.com) - internet self publishing
Tucker Toys (www.phlatball.com) - toy inventing
Bikini (www.bikini.com) - beach culture
Geometrix3D models from 2D video
MakeUsAnOfferautomated internet haggling
Hooja - mobile search
Centrak (www.centrak.com) - real time location system
Fulcrum Gallery (www.fulcrumgallery.com - internet posters
Calluna winery (www.callunavineyards.com) - startup winery
Livelook (www.livelook.com) - screen sharing
IvyExec (www.IvyExec.com) - electronic job board
Ology (www.ology.com) - GenY blog aggregator
TheHotList(www.TheHotList.com) - Facebook event aggregator
DoodleDeals(www.DoodleDeals.com) - Daily deals for mommies
Diapers (www.diapers.com) - Diapers
For about half if his investments, John has been the lead angel devoting a significant amount of his time to mentoring the companies. A typical company consists of one or two people in a garage or kitchen with minimal or no revenues. Average investment from the angel network for the first round is $275K.
6 Pitching Slots:
Submit your business plan here: http://bit.ly/or9lC1
Even if you are just looking to network your idea - this is where you discover what investors are looking for, how much they are willing to invest and how to get them interested in looking at your plan.
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