Startup Funding, May 2012

Startup Funding, May 2012
Streamlining Venture Capitalists and Business Angels
Faro, 21-22 May 2012
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On 21st -22nd May 2012, in collaboration with Carnegie Mellon University Portugal Program, UTEN Portugal will hold the 2nd UTEN Workshop 2012: “Startup funding: Streamlining venture capitalists and business angels”.

This two-day workshop targeted at Technology Transfer Officers (TTO’s) and Start-Up Companies aims to increase awareness and knowledge about the key aspects necessary to successfully obtain venture funding, in particular in the US. The keynote speaker for the event will be Robert Unetich, a renowned expert from Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), a business angel and an active member of several Pittsburgh based venture capital firms.

Robert will present his views on where to start to obtain Venture Capital (VC). Some of the questions up for discussion are: Strategic Investor vs. Venture capitalist/Business Angel, Venture capitalism in the U.S, Ways to approach a venture capitalist, What are the expectations of companies interested in coming to the U.S. from a foreign country, and Risk vs. Return