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CEO Roundtable: Raising The Series A

  • New Resource Bank San Francisco (map)

The purpose of the gathering is to provide an opportunity for social entrepreneurs to connect with each other and a few institutional investors on the topic of fundraising.   The discussion will be guided by expert investors who have worked with hundreds of start-up CEOs over their careers. 

Topic: Raising Series A


11am - Welcome & Introductions - Scott Saslow & Angie Mertens ONE WORLD

11:15 - Facilitated discussion by Andrew BeebeObvious Ventures

Noon - Lunch & networking with additional entrepreneur and investor guests

1pm - Facilitated discussion by Heidi PatelReThink Impact

2pm - Wrap up


Dominique Barnes, Co-founder & CEO, New Wave Foods

Andrew Beebe, Managing Director, Obvious Ventures

Danny Cotter, Investor, Westly Group

Jeffrey Engler, CEO, Wright Electric

Andrew Hill, Co-founder & CEO, LiftEd

Lynn Johnson, Co-founder & CEO, Spotlight:Girls

Sidarth Kakkar, Co-founder & CEO, Freckle

Virginia Klausmeier, President & CEO, Sylvatex

Angie Mertens, Program Director, ONE WORLD

Heidi Patel, Partner, ReThink Impact

Marsela Pecanac, Director/SVP, New Resource Bank

Meena Sankaran, Founder & CEO, Ketos

Scott Saslow, Founder & CEO, ONE WORLD

Keely Stevenson, Founder & CEO, Weal Life

David Snydacker, Founder & CEO Lilac Solutions

Rose Wang, Co-founder, & CEO, Chirps Chips

Sophia Yen, Co-founder & CEO, Pandia Health

Jeanne Yao, Co-founder & CTO, BioCellection

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Thank you to our host New Resource Bank!

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