Meet leading women who support women entrepreneurs and share the challenges of entrepreneurship and winning strategies such as: structuring your business, raising capital, leveraging technology and scaling your business.
Jeanne M. Sullivan, Chief Inspiration Officer – Advisor, Speaker, Connector (Co-Founder, StarVest Partners, leading New York-based venture capital firm managing $400MM in assets; Board Member of New York Angel Association, Board Member Women's Leadership Council at Harvard Kennedy School, Athena Entrepreneur Fellow at Barnard College, Astia Global Board of Trustees, Executive Team at eProvStudio)
Tereza Nemessanyi, Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Microsoft (East Region); leading Microsoft's work with Startups in New York; passionate about women in high-growth entrepreneurship.. As Founder /CEO of website startupHonestly Now, she was named one of the Forbes "Ten Female Entrepreneurs to Watch". She earned a dual MA/MBA at The Wharton School and Lauder Institute & was the first employee of CETV (IPO in 1995).
Lori Hoberman, Founder, Hoberman Law Group PLLC (Co-Founder of IMG Labs, a new innovation incubator; Chair of MIT Enterprise Forum in NYC and a Mentor with 37 Angels. Name by AlleyWatch as one of the "20 Awesome People to in the New York Tech Scene You Need to Know."
Sarah Miyazawa LaFleur, Founder & CEO, M.M. LaFleur (Raised $2MM in venture capital. M.M. LaFleur is a new fashion label for professional women. As MM grows, the ethos remains the same: to make the purposeful women look and feel beautiful, without having to work hard at it. Sarah serves on the Junior Board at International Rescue Committee and is a Harvard College graduate.
HOST & MODERATOR:
Veronica Guzman, Founder, WAMVentures
Check-in & Networking: 6pm to 6:45pm
Panel Discussion: 7pm - 7:45pm
Open Forum: 7:45pm - 8:15pm
(select attendees will be invited to pitch their businesses for constructive feedback and we'll open the floor for special announcements)
Networking: 8:15pm to 9pm
For women entrepreneurs seeking to raise capital, WAMVentures prefers entrepreneurs who have achieved some traction: loyal customer base, revenues, MVP, unique technology or unique business solution. For social entrepreneurs, focus on triple bottom-line impact (profit, purpose, people/planet). Send your 1-page executive summary for review to: contact "at" wamventures "dot" com
email: contact "at" wamventures "dot" com
* Light refreshments during networking *
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