Capital Conversations: Fundraising Beyond the Southeast (Members Only)

February 16, 2024
February 16, 2024 10:00 AM
11:30 am
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Join us for a discussion that zooms in on the distinctions between the Atlanta startup ecosystem and the broader Southeastern venture capital landscape, compared to the more traditional Silicon Valley investors.

The conversation will explore the specific challenges and opportunities unique to the SE, emphasizing strategies for startups in Atlanta to attract and secure funding from investors beyond the region.

Attendees can expect to gain valuable insights into tailoring pitches, building relationships with investors from diverse backgrounds, and leveraging the strengths of the local ecosystem while navigating the differences in investor expectations and criteria between the SE and Silicon Valley.

The goal is to foster a nuanced understanding of fundraising dynamics for entrepreneurs in the SE aiming to broaden their scope and connect with investors outside the traditional hotspots.

This event is limited to members only. Villagers, email for the code.

Our guests:

Allyson Plosko, SpringTime Ventures

John Hooie, Tusk Venture Partners

Kent Keirsey, Founder and CEO, Invoke

Thank you to our sponsors at Silicon Valley Bank.

Silicon Valley Bank (SVB), a division of First Citizens Bank, is the bank of some of the world’s most innovative companies and investors. SVB provides commercial and private banking to individuals and companies in the technology, life science and healthcare, private equity, and venture capital industries. SVB operates in centers of innovation throughout the United States, serving the unique needs of its dynamic clients with deep sector expertise, insights and connections. SVB’s parent company, First Citizens BancShares, Inc. (NASDAQ: FCNCA), is a top 20 U.S. financial institution with more than $200 billion in assets.