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Angel Investing During COVID-19 Pandemic [MBDA-Tacoma]
September 10, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm PDT
About this Event
In this webinar, you will hear directly from angel investors and businesses based here in Tacoma. Receive insight on pitch decks and presentations. Learn how the process of asking for funds to eventually receiving funds works. Presenters will share their personal knowledge and experiences to help expose you to the world of angel investing.
This workshop will be divided into four 45-minute segments:
- Lecture: introduction into angel investing and interactive panel discussion/interview from experienced professionals
- Perspective Angel Investors
- Perspective of Business Owners who have received funding from Angel Investors
- Perspective of Business Owners who are currently seeking funding
Carlton Lewis, Consultant
Carlton Lewis has been a successful management consultant for 30 plus years. Assisting both startup and established companies in raising capital, both equity and debt.
Rebecca Lovell, Executive Director, Create33
Rebecca Lovell is the Executive Director of Create33, a resource center for high-growth technology entrepreneurs, and also serves as the Chair of the National Center for American Entrepreneurship.
William Manzanares, Angel Investor
William Manzanares is a serial entrepreneur with a range of small business start-up experience. Coaching and mentoring small business owners to find success in his or her businesses.
Dennis Joyce, Angel Investor, Tacoma Venture Fund
Dennis Joyce is a Tacoma based early-stage investor with the Tacoma Venture Fund. He has 6 years experience as a full-time angel investor and has made 23 investments. Of his 23 investments, 17 have been in companies led by either female or minority-led teams.
JD, CEO/President WayOut Kids
F. Jerome Davis, also known as “JD” created children’s character Rodney Raccoon and friends to engage and educate youth through multimedia and technology. JD is leading the development of a 2D animated cartoon series which will be distributed and sold globally.
Laura Malcolm, Founder Give InKind
Laura Malcolm founder of Give InKind, a Tacoma based startup that has received national media attention and funding from angel investors.