Ask Before You Need: Startups, Investing & You

Mar 16, 2017

12:30pm – 1:30pm CT

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.

Programming descriptions are generated by participants and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of SXSW.

Greg Barr

Austin Business Journal

Jason Cohen

WP Engine

Holly McConnell

North Bridge Growth Equity

Niranjan Nagar

Samsung NEXT Start

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