Ask the Experts: Capital for Underrepresented Entrepreneurs
Learn the strategies of raising capital with public and private funds in Colorado. This diverse panel of decision-makers includes a discussion on the secret sauce to winning a grant and creating a pathway for follow-on private funding.
We will learn from the experts in Colorado and investors across the country that invest in Colorado. This Q & A session will provide individuals with strategies and insights into alternative funding pipelines and the unpublished must-dos and don’ts as Underrepresented Entrepreneurs during the application and pitch.
This session is open to ALL Entrepreneurs, however, underrepresented entrepreneurs are encouraged to attend: Women, People of Color, LGBTQ+, Veterans, and Rural Communities.
Barbara Bauer, Director, Women’s Investor Network & Rockies Venture Club
Derren Burrell, Managing Partner, Veterans Venture Capital
Henry Chi, Portfolio Manager, Capital Innovators Venture Fund
Cory Finney, Partner, Greater Colorado Venture Fund
Katie Woslager, Senior Manager, Advanced Industries, Global Business Development (OEDIT)
Moderated by Virginia Chau and Osa Aihie, Capital Studio
Co-Sponsored by The Commons on Champa