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Meet New People! Saturday Night Networking (In-Person)

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Look for the MEETUP sign!

Come out and meet new people!

Network, socialize and connect!

This event is free to attend.

Please register here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/meet-new-people-saturday-night-networking-in-person-tickets-384391544457

Attendees must purchase their own liquid refreshments and food.

There's no content or speaker at this event -- just business and social networking.

Build your business and social network - face to face! (in-person)

Come out and enjoy a great evening of good food, liquid refreshments, and connecting.

You may meet your next business collaborator, client, employer, employee, friend, or tennis partner!

Getting away from a screen for a few hours will do you some good!

: -)

Meet Silicon Valley movers and shakers - Internet entrepreneurs, developers, engineers, mobile app coders, attorneys, bloggers, academics, financiers, marketing professionals, community organizers and investors.

This event is organized in collaboration with other groups!

@ideatoipo

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https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjYga11avYH_CUpC0BSyDng

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FREE! Pitch to Angel Investor Gary Jinks, Managing Director, South Valley Angels

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This is an online event. Participation is 100% online.

Participants who have registered via Eventbrite will be emailed the login link right before the start of the event.

Participants can be located anywhere in the world!

This event is FREE to attend.

A "YES" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation.

Space is limited.

In order to participate, you must register here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pitch-to-investor-gary-jinks-managing-director-south-valley-angels-tickets-124660905123

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Your ability to present your business case confidently and clearly is critical for funding, partnerships and building your team. Most people are not born natural speakers we must work on it. This forum will allow you to pitch or listen to others and hear the guidance and discussions from a Silicon Valley thought leader.

This is a great opportunity to practice you pitch, get constructive feedback and guidance.

Format:

Three minute pitch followed by five minutes of one-on-one feedback and discussion.

a) elevator pitch with no slides

or

b) pitch with slide deck

If you would like to pitch and get feedback during the webinar, email Gary at:

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Since this is a public forum do not ask for any funding or discuss your use of funds.

Agenda

Opening Comments: Guidelines and Format

Pitches

Open Q&A

About the Instructor:

Gary is the Founder and Managing Director of South Valley Angels and an executive level leader with deep expertise and extensive track record developing high yield innovation ecosystems and building up high growth exit focused start-up ventures. Gary has created, transformed and launched innovation in the Silicon Valley his entire career, from combat vehicles to lifestyle apps. Gary founded GLJ Group in 2005 and has led engineering, strategic direction and, business development for corporate clients resulting in over $300M in new business. In 2010 he shifted complete focus to the Startup community, advising over 400 Startups, working with the top incubators and investors in the Silicon Valley, launching innovation centers and developing regional ecosystems around the globe. He is a regular speaker, evangelist and lead executive advisor helping clients formulate custom strategies and implementation of the next evolution of the Startup Model, “Precision Innovation”

If you have any questions about the content and format of this webinar, contact Gary at:

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Tuesday Night Networking (In-Person)

Needs a location

Look for the Meetup sign!

Come out and meet new people!

Network, socialize and connect!

This event is free to attend.

Please register here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tuesday-night-netowrkng-tickets-383236439507

Attendees must purchase their own liquid refreshments and food.

There's no content or speaker at this event -- just business and social networking.

Build your business and social network - face to face! (in-person)

Come out and enjoy a great evening of good food, liquid refreshments, and connecting.

You may meet your next business collaborator, client, employer, employee, friend, or tennis partner!

Getting away from a screen for a few hours will do you some good!

: -)

Meet Silicon Valley movers and shakers - Internet entrepreneurs, developers, engineers, mobile app coders, attorneys, bloggers, academics, financiers, marketing professionals, community organizers and investors!

This event is organized in collaboration with other groups.

@ideatoipo

www.idea-to-ipo.com

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjYga11avYH_CUpC0BSyDng

(videos of online events)

How to Build a Unicorn

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This is an online event. Participation is 100% online.

Participants can be located anywhere in the world!

This event is FREE to attend!

In order to attend, you must register here:

https://www.eventbrite.com/e/how-to-build-a-unicorn-tickets-429549372737

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(The login link will be sent via email to Eventbrite registrants right before the start of the event.)

The speakers will discuss:

1. Background
2. How to build a successful team.
3. What is the difference between acceleration and hyper-acceleration?
4. How has the digital transformation impacted going global?
5. How do you find the right advisors and investors?
6. What are the key characteristics of successful startup entrepreneurs?
7. What are the keys to successful company building?
8, What are some of the pitfalls of building a startup?

and more!

Please come with your questions and scenarios.

About the Speakers:

Nick Bravante

Nick Bravante is a two-time entrepreneur, product developer, and project manager. He has built companies in industries ranging from algorithmic trading to automotive hardware, executed complex commercial real estate deals, and led operations for an engineering firm.

Today, he is an integral part of GSD Venture Studios and drives progress for their partners on both a micro and macro level. As VP of Programs for GSD Labs, Nick assists with every aspect of venture building, from sales and marketing strategy to program coordination/leadership, and especially copywriting of materials for member companies.

Prior to GSD, Nick led a team that identified a pattern in the stock market and coordinated research, software development, and back testing to develop a trading algorithm. He also worked as a commercial real estate broker and lead transactions across Northern New Jersey, including a 100-unit apartment development which sold for $27.5m. Nick also worked as an operations manager for a fire protection design and installation firm, coordinating complex life safety projects.
For fun, Nick revived an automotive hardware brand that catered to the vintage Porsche market. He attended Loyola University in Maryland where he majored in business and specialized in law.

Based in New Jersey, Nick spends his free time surfing big waves and automotive racing. He believes that the chaos of these pursuits dilutes the chaos of daily life and venture building, enabling a calm and measured approach to any challenge.

Gary Fowler, President, CEO and Founder, GSD Venture Studios

https://www.linkedin.com/in/fowlerinternational/

Gary Fowler is an award-winning serial entrepreneur and investor with 17 companies and two unicorns and a successful IPO under his belt. Gary was on the original management team of ClickSoftware that was recently sold to SalesForce for 1.35 billion and was the co-founder of the award winning AI company, Yva.ai that was recently acquired by Visier. He has over 30 years of experience and is the CEO and president of GSD Venture Studios. GSD is a Silicon Valley-based venture studio located in Silicon Valley. GSD takes operational roles in companies and uses their vast global network and experience to help companies maximize their opportunities. Gary was recently named one of the top 10 Global AI executives and is an international speaker and the author of over 180 articles.

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