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Monday, May 7 • 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Raising Venture Capital: A Playbook for Founders in Ohio

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Jake Mendel, an operator-turned-banker working with Silicon Valley Bank’s Early Stage companies in NYC will cover:

  • How do I structure my fundraising process?

  • What should be in my pitch deck?

  • What resources are out there for founders seeking venture capital?

  • What round am I raising and why am I raising venture capital?

  • When’s the best time to raise?

  • How do I qualify investors?

  • What does a lead investor do?

  • What are the difference between VC’s in the Midwest vs. NYC/SF/Boston

  • How do I get an intro to a VC

  • How should I prep for VC meeting #1?

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Jake Mendel

Early-Stage Practice, Silicon Valley Bank
Jake Mendel is an entrepreneur-turned-banker working with Silicon Valley Bank's Early Stage Practice to advise promising seed-stage startups on fundraising and growth strategies. SVB is a commercial bank that operates at the intersection of founders and VC’s, banking a majority... Read More →

Monday May 7, 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm EDT
Elevate Stage at Vue Columbus (aka Chase Basecamp)