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Friday, March 8 • 1:30pm - 2:30pm
How Have Angel Investing and Crowdfunding Changed the Way Startups Get Money? LIMITED

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The current startup boom has seen the rise of the angel investor (and introduction of the ‘super angel’), introduction of crowdfunding platforms, and now the coming Series A crunch.

Join a panel of entrepreneurs, angel investors, crowdfunding experts, and VC investors for this roundtable discussion on how the funding landscape has changed for startup entrepreneurs.

Learn what to expect when you start looking for funding and what the best funding option is for you.

Registration for the Black Founders Conference is free to all SXSW Badge Holders and only $100 without a badge. 

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Brian Dixon

Investment Principal, Kapor Capital
@Brian Dixon focuses on identifying and evaluating early-stage investments along with helping portfolio companies grow effectively. Brian has joined Kapor Capital after spending two summers as an MBA intern. He is currently completing his MBA at F.W. Olin Graduate School of Business... Read More →
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Kate Drane

Director of Outreach, Indiegogo
@Kate Drane believes in the power of “we” over “me.” Crowdfunding is a perfect demonstration of this. Last fall she ran a campaign for her small business, The Can Van, which helped her to hone her skills and understanding of crowdfunding. Additionally, she is lucky enough to live and brea... Read More →
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Richard Kerby

@Richard Kerby joined Venrock in 2012. He focuses primarily on identifying and evaluating early-stage investments. Prior to joining Venrock, Richard was an Associate at Institutional Venture Partners (IVP), where he focused primarily on identifying and evaluating later-stage investments. While at... Read More →
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Natalia Oberti Noguera

Founder & CEO, Pipeline Fellowship
Dubbed "The Coach" by Marie Claire, Natalia (aka Ms. Oberti Noguera) is Founder and CEO of Pipeline Fellowship, an angel investing bootcamp for women that's changing the face of angel investing and creating capital for women social entrepreneurs. Natalia holds a BA in Comparative Literature & Economics from Yale. She has been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Mashable, Reuters Money... Read More →
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Monique Woodard

@Monique Woodard is a marketing strategist with 10 years of consumer tech experience in the areas of entertainment, e-commerce, and lifestyle brands. At Brand Institute, she led brand development projects for consumer clients that included Avon, Starbucks, and Bayer. She has helped companies define... Read More →

Friday March 8, 2013 1:30pm - 2:30pm CST
BiT House | Colorado Room Hilton Garden Inn, 500 N Interstate 35

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