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Raising money for your software or technology-related startup is tough. But you don't have to go it alone.

Finding seed capital, angel investors, and preparing for venture capital investment are our favorite topics to help local entrepreneurs.

If you are serious about raising financing and growing your early stage venture or startup business then this is the place for you.

No lectures, no sale pitches. This is hands on, nitty gritty, lets work on our startup businesses together kind of entrepreneur networking and support group. Bring your latest questions and ideas to share and let's build our local startup ecosystem together :)

A service of the OC Startup Council (OCSC) (https://ocstartupcouncil.org/), these workshops are dedicated to supporting early stage venture founders and accelerating high tech entrepreneurship in Orange County. https://OCStartupCouncil.org (https://ocstartupcouncil.org/)

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MasterMinds PITCH PRACTICE Tech Startup Accelerator #41

ENTREPRENEURS: It's PITCH PRACTICE night! Come network and learn how to raise money for your startup at MasterMinds Pitch Practice Startup Accelerator Workshop #41. GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: http://masterminds41.eventbrite.com Learn how to grow and fund your startup, get your fundraising questions answered, and get valuable expert feedback that can help you raise money from angel investors and venture capitalists, too. Founders: Bring your investor pitch to practice and get friendly feedback from fellow tech startup founders, experts, and investors. We have space for 10 founders to pitch their startups to the group. Each startup will get 5 minutes to share its pitch with the group, followed by helpful Q&A and expert advice for improvement in our friendly peer coaching workshop format. TICKETS: BUY A "PITCH TICKET" AND OUR GROUP OF FRIENDLY EXPERTS WILL GIVE YOU PITCH FEEDBACK GUARANTEED TO UPGRADE YOUR PITCH: http://masterminds41.eventbrite.com There are only a few Pitch Practice tickets available - buy yours now to get friendly expert feedback! OR you can just watch, network, share your feedback, and learn how it's done! ABOUT MASTERMINDS The Startup Council's virtual MasterMinds meetings offer software and technology entrepreneurs, startup employees, founders, service providers, and investors a place to help each other benefit from shared growth company challenges, expertise, and experience. MasterMinds is perfect for anyone with a tech startup company or idea who would like to share experiences or challenges in a friendly, problem-solving format. Our goal is to help everyone in the startup community learn how to found, raise money for, and succeed with high growth startup ideas. [FREE TICKETS for MEMBERS: If you are a Member of the MasterMinds Online Coaching Forum or Tech Coast Angels, or your company is an Executive or higher member of the OC Startup Council, you can attend FREE. Just email us for the comp code!] SPONSORS Azad Virk of Stradling, Attorneys at Law Azad Virk is a shareholder in Stradling’s corporate and technology transactions practice groups. His practice focuses on corporate, commercial, and intellectual property transactions, including the formation of startups, equity and debt financings, mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, and strategic alliances across multiple industries. Tech Coast Angels (TCA) TCA is the largest angel investor group in the U.S. Since 1997, TCA members have been fueling the growth of innovative companies and entrepreneurs in Southern California with over $200 million invested in more than 400 companies. Startup Council These workshops are a service of the Startup Council. Based in Orange County, California, the Startup Council is dedicated to supporting early stage venture founders and accelerating high tech entrepreneurship. Learn more and join for free to list your startup company or service provider in the OC Startup Ecosystem Directory at: https://OCStartupCouncil.org MODERATOR Scott Fox, CEO of the Startup Council 4x Best-selling Entrepreneurship Author, Serial Internet Entrepreneur, Startup Advisor, Business Strategist, MasterMinds Leader, Community Builder, Deal-maker, Angel Investor, Nice Guy. Bio: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Scott_Fox_(author) Books: http://www.ScottFoxBooks.com Forum: https://www.MasterMindsForum.com Contact: https://www.ScottFox.com CAN'T MAKE THIS ONE? JOIN THE FREE MAILING LIST FOR FUTURE EVENTS AT https://OCStartupCouncil.org By attending all attendees agree to release, indemnify, hold harmless, defend, and pay defense costs for all organizers from any and all liability or claims and consent to use and sharing of any photos or videos taken in any media. THESE PAID PRIVATE EVENTS ARE LIMITED TO 30 PEOPLE. THEY SELL OUT EVERY TIME - SO PLEASE REGISTER ASAP ! GET YOUR TICKETS NOW: http://masterminds41.eventbrite.com

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