Ask Before You Need: Startups, Investing & You

Mar 16, 2017 | 12:30pm – 1:30pm


Holly McConnell

North Bridge Growth Equity

Jason Cohen

WP Engine

Patrick Chang

Samsung NEXT

Greg Barr

Austin Business Journal

Acquiring venture funding has completely changed in the past 20 years due to low business startup costs, the prevalence of free cloud computing, and the ubiquity of social media. Starting a business is accessible to more people, but the number of investors has not increased.

To stand out, startups must break away from their pre-conceived notions of the way investing worked in the past and leverage new strategies and mindsets for investing in the present and beyond.

In this talk, serial entrepreneur and WP Engine Founder and CTO Jason Cohen with other entrepreneurs and venture capitalists will share startup secrets to make attracting investors (and knowing when to go after them) simple.

Primary Access: Music Badge, Film Badge, Interactive Badge, Platinum Badge
Format: Panel
Event Type: Sessions
Level: Intermediate