Peter Adams, Rockies Venture Club, Venture Capital - Where to Begin?

Date: 06/17/2014


Shine Restaurant and Gathering Place,
2027 13th St,
CO 80302

Time: 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM


Venture Capital - Where to Begin?

Peter Adams

Executive Director, Rockies Venture Club

Have you ever wondered how Venture Capital works? Whether you are looking for investors to grow your business or looking to invest in other businesses, participate in this workshop to get inside track of Venture Capital.

You'll walk away with:

  • How do VCs pick the companies they invest in?
  • What are they looking for?
  • How can you make your business more attractive to VCs?
  • What companies need to do to prepare for the perfect pitch?
  • How to find VCs and get the appointment to pitch?
  • How to value your company and negotiate a great deal?

Landing a VC investment can be a lot of work - especially if you make all the classic mistakes. Find the answers to all of these questions and more at this Venture Capital session.

About Peter Adams

Peter Adams is co-author of Venture Capital for Dummies (John Wiley & Sons. 2013) and serves as the Executive Director of the Rockies Venture Club a non-profit organization furthering economic development in Colorado whose companies raised over $22 million in the past year. RVC connects angel and venture capital investors and entrepreneurs through conferences (Angel Capital Summit and Colorado Capital Conference), networking events, angel investing educational offerings and facilitation of Colorado's largest angel investor groups.

Peter serves as Managing Director of Rockies Venture Fund, an early stage venture capital co-investment fund. Peter holds a BA Degree from Colorado College, PhD/ABD from University of Colorado and an MBA from Regis University.

$10 prepay, $12 at the event; includes a delicious spread of hors d'oeuvres

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