2000 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, California 94303

This workshop is for serious startup entrepreneurs in the process of developing their business plan and/or wanting to grow their company so that they can maximize their chances of attracting an outside investor for the first time. You may attend the morning and/or afternoon sessions. You will learn how to organize your financials and perfecting your pitch before running the funding gauntlet.

Morning Session - Building Blocks

8:15am Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:00am Crafting a Fundable Financial Roadmap - Anthony Nassar, Venture Momentum

10:30am Morning Break

10:45am Crafting a Due Diligence-Ready Legal Framework - Curtis Mo, DLA Piper

11:45am Assessing and Sizing Your Market Opportunity - Sean Murphy, SKMurphy

Afternoon Session - The Pitch
Registration for this session will start at 12:00pm

12:45pm Working Lunch - Pitch to the Group
15 one minute elevator pitches presented, with the top three chosen to pitch to the final panel at 4:00pm.

1:45pm Developing a Compelling Pitch: 13 Slides that will Hook Investors - Nathan Gold, The Demo Coach

2:45pm Afternoon Break
3:00pm Entrepreneur Panel
Confirmed Panelists include: Nagesh Challa, Ecrio; K.V Rao, Zuora; Ralph Marx, Advocate Systems, Inc.

4:00pm Investors Panel: The Voice of Experience
Confirmed Panelists Include: Ben Narasin, TriplePoint Ventures; Neal Hansch, Rustic Canyon Partners; Anurag Nigam, Sand Hill Angels; Chris Yeh, PBWorks and Angel Investor

5:15pm-6:00pm Wine Reception
(Workshop is limited to 25 participants)

Official Website: http://www.sdforum.org/startup

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