Presented by Amplify Philly

Myth Busting: Raising Startup Capital in a Down Market Is Possible

Mar 10, 2024

4:00pm – 5:00pm CT

In a market characterized by investor caution, it's more critical than ever for startups to have a realistic understanding of what's required to gain the confidence of investors. Spoiler: it’s much more than a flashy pitch deck.
Representing the investor perspective, our panel will bust common investment myths that stifle a startup’s ability to raise incremental capital early in the commercialization lifecycle. We’ll explore common and current challenges startups face in acquiring capital, and discuss what this market correction means for startups.

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Roberto Rodriguez

Sequential Ventures

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Archna Sahay

Northwestern Mutual Future Ventures

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Eli Velasquez

Science Center

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Christopher Wink

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