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Funding For Women
with Gwen Edwards, Golden Seeds
Gwen Edwards knows so much about why companies succeed with investors!
Gwen Edwards is a fantastic speaker, an evangelist for women, a mover and a shaker with a heart of gold. Meet her, hear her story and learn what opportunities in funding await women.
Gwen is a managing director at Golden Seeds, an investment firm that pursues above-market returns through the empowerment of female entrepreneurs and the people who invest in them.
Check out these video interviews of Gwen.
Advice for Women: Be authentic! (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ipbRF3-4Qw0)
Sales Success Tips (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8U_un4RA_Gw)
Date: Tuesday, October 8
Doors open at 6:30 for refreshments, speaker event 7-8 PM
Location: Procopio, Menlo Park, 1020 Marsh Road, Menlo Park
$25 Online purchase
$30 tickets at the door
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About Gwen Edwards
http://photos1.meetupstatic.com/photos/event/5/6/c/4/event_247102212.jpegGwen Edwards is Managing Director of Golden Seeds, an investment fund focused on women-led companies. An accomplished executive with 30+ years of experience in tech and telecommunications, Gwen has progressed from the Stanford Research Institute to serving as an operating executive running a $400M business unit of SBC/now AT&T, to becoming the CEO of a venture-backed company. The constant thread in her career – from R&D to Sales VP and General manager -- is one of commercializing innovation, and turning customer needs into revenue opportunities. Gwen now consults and advises both early stage and F500 companies on the art of innovation, and relishes opportunities to engage key customers, frontline employees and other stakeholders in defining next opportunities. She is an avid supporter of engaging women in the angel and venture investment community, and in associated leadership opportunities with new ventures.
Procopio is a full service law firm, with attorneys in the Emerging Growth & Technology Practice group representing start-ups at all different stages, from formation to exit. Procopio's attorneys are dedicated to understanding the businesses and industries of their clients and collaborate with them to develop tailored, relevant business and funding strategies. Procopio is one of the largest business law firms in California.