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SXSWedu 2015

Show me the Money: Raising Funds for a Startup

You know Shark Tank? Take a dip in the Dolphin Tank, a kinder, gentler place to get tips for your start-up. Back by popular demand, join Alex Hernandez and Tom Vander Ark for a fully interactive session on funding start-ups and growth organizations. Interested donors and funders will get an outline of investment options both philanthropic grants and return-seeking. Schools and organizations seeking to raise money will get tips of speaking to donors and investors. Come ready with pitches!

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  1. Help entrepreneurs understand options for capitalizing their start-up.
  2. Provide entrepreneurs with instant feedback on their funding pitch and provide new ideas and avenues to explore.
  3. Introduce donors and investors to new start-ups.



Caroline Vander Ark, COO, Getting Smart

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  • Tags: funding, fundraising
  • Event: EDU
  • Format: Panel Discussion
  • Track: Entrepreneurialism in Education
  • Level: Field Experience
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