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Webinar Recording

Creating a Winning Pitch for Venture Capital Investors

Date: Wednesday, August 12, 2015
Time: 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
Fundraising for your company via Angel or Venture Capital Investors can be one of the most challenging endeavors for startup founders and early-stage companies.The difference between a good investor pitch and great investor pitch routinely will make or break a company. This webinar will walk you through the preparation process, the necessary information to be covered, and help you understand the mindset of the investor, so you can specifically target their interests and avoid common pitfalls.
After attending this event you will be able to:
Discover how to create the key documents and presentation materials required for effective angel/venture fundraising
Recognize how to utilize your network to engage potential investors
Identify a framework for presenting your company to investors that will maximize interest and potential for investment


Bruce Schechter, Bruce Schechter, The Schechter Company, LLC
Bruce Schechter
Bruce Schechter, The Schechter Company, LLC
Bruce Schechter is an active advisor, board member or investor in several technology startups including Life360 and Proformative. Bruce began his career at Intel Corporation in 1980 and there he served a 17 year tenure in a variety of roles including Fab Process Engineering, Microprocessor Product Management, the Corporate Strategy Group, and Director of Online Marketing in the Corporate Marketing Group. Bruce was on the founding team of Pandesic LLC, a pioneer eCommerce application service provider, where he served as Director of Operations Management and then Director of Strategic Alliances. Bruce is active in non-profit work, including his role as founder and President of the Intel Alumni Network. He received his BS in Physics and Math from Purdue University and an MS in Computer Science from Stanford University.
Moderated by: John Kogan, CEO, Proformative
Moderated by: John Kogan
CEO, Proformative
John has been CFO at four technology companies, a finance executive at Cardinal Health, and in multiple roles at AlliedSignal and Cisco Systems. John has raised over $100M in equity capital and debt and has played central roles in numerous buy and sell-side transactions for both public and private companies. As COO at two companies, John also ran Engineering, Manufacturing and Customer Service operations. He has also founded, invested in and been a board member or advisor of a number of companies. John has a B.A. in Economics from Connecticut College and an MBA from the Fuqua School of Business at Duke University.


Event Sponsor Proformative Academy
Proformative Academy - Proformative Academy™ transforms professional development for the office of the CFO through a centralized platform of collaborative learning tools, continuing professional education credits, and hundreds of courses in a range of critical categories, including technical finance, treasury, accounting, compliance, risk management, leadership, career development, technology and more.

All Proformative Academy courses, resources and tools are accessible on-demand via smartphone, tablet, laptop or PC. Each course, taught by top industry practitioners with decades of experience, is subject to peer-based reviews and ratings to ensure the highest quality curriculum possible. Whether for you or your team, Proformative Academy’s highly focused functional training and tools help you address important skills gaps, deepen your knowledge, broaden capabilities and increase your productivity.
By filling out this form you will become a member of Proformative, and are subject to Proformative's User Agreement. This webinar is provided to you for free by the sponsor, who may contact you later.

There are no CPE Credits for this Solution Demonstration.