As a startup, an almost inevitable route is to pitch to investors for funding. How do you make sure your pitch is the best one they hear that day, so you can get your much-needed resources? Hear from seasoned VC himself – Bill Reichert of Garage Technology Ventures will tell you what he really wants to hear from the startups! Following our sell-outs with Don Norman and Geoffrey Moore, sign up now to ensure a seat!
Date: 19 June 2014 (Thursday)
Location: Mountain View
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About the Speaker:
Bill Reichert was a founding board member and a Chairman of the Churchill Club, and a Board Member of the Silicon Valley Association of Startup Entrepreneurs. Currently he is the Chairman of the Small Fund Roundtable of the VC Taskforce and a member of the Council on Foreign Relations in New York.
A talk about the importance of getting to Wow, and why almost all the advice entrepreneurs get about pitching to investors is wrong.
Bill Reichert, Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures
Bill Reichert has over 20 years of experience as an entrepreneur and operating executive. Since joining Garage in 1998, Bill has focused on early-stage information technology and materials science companies. He has been a board director or board observer at CaseStack, WhiteHat Security, ClearFuels Technology, Simply Hired, MiaSole, D.light Design, ThermoCeramix, and VisaNow, among others. Prior to Garage, Bill was a co-founder or senior executive in several venture-backed technology startups, including Trademark Software, The Learning Company, and Academic Systems. Earlier in his career, he worked at McKinsey & Company, Brown Brothers Harriman & Co., and the World Bank. Bill earned a B.A. at Harvard College and an M.B.A. from Stanford University.
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