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Remember Your First Time? What I Wish I’d Known Then! Lessons Learned from Fund Managers in Launching a First Fund
Sarah Williams, Propel Capital
There's nothing like learning by doing, but it's challenging when you’re doing it with someone else's money. Come benefit from others’ mistakes so you can avoid them in your own investing strategies. Hear honest reflections and practical advice from fund managers about their first fund. What was the hardest and easiest thing about raising money? How to generate deal flow? What is enough due diligence? What do you wish your investors and entrepreneurs had done or not done?
entrepreneurship, fund management, impact investing
Sarah Williams, Propel Capital (moderator) Victoria Fram, Village Capital Christie George, New Media Ventures Jackie Carmel, Endeavor Catalyst Wes Selke, Better Ventures Kesha Cash, Impact America Fund
- June 14, 2017
Final day to submit an idea.
- June 15 - 29, 2017
Commenting and voting period. All sessions open for voting.
- June 30 - July 13, 2017
Judging panel and final selection by SOCAP17 Content Team.
- July 14, 2017
Winning sessions announced to session organizers.
A lucky person will receive 2 free tickets to SOCAP17 and other impact-themed prizes!ENTER TO WIN