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SYMPOSIUM

March 17th - 18th

3/17 (11:15 am) - 3/18 (2:45 pm) |
Online

Entrepreneurial Education Symposium

Entrepreneurs, are you positioned for GROWTH in 2021?

The Pittsburgh Venture Capital Association [PVCA] is pleased to announce the brand-new Entrepreneurial Education Symposium, developed to help early-stage ventures reach the next level.

A team of business insiders will share tips, strategies, and insights on some of the most important entrepreneurship topics through four interactive and engaging sessions.


Agenda


Wednesday, March 17th

Session 1

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Fundraising Bootcamp Experience

Ed Engler

Emcee - Ed Engler

Managing Partner - Pittsburgh Equity Partners


Joseph Angotti

Emcee - Joseph Angotti

Principal - Grouse Ridge Capital, LLC


Ilana Diamond

Moderator - Ilana Diamond

Managing Partner - 412 Venture Fund


Zach Malone

Panelist - Zach Malone

Principal - Draper Triangle Ventures


Jenn Van Dam

Panelist - Jenn Van Dam

Digital Engagement - Innovation Works


Melissa Withers

Panelist - Melissa Withers

Co-Founder & Managing Partner - RevUp Capital


Rachel Reid

Presenter - Rachel Reid

CEO - Subtl Beauty



Session 2

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Managing Your Equity, Capital Structure & Cap Table: Best Practices & Things to Avoid

Chad Cowan

Moderator - Chad Cowan

Member - Cozen O'Connor


Craig Ball

Panelist - Craig Ball

Director of Strategic Investments & Transactions - UPMC Enterprises


Jeff Kovacs

Panelist - Jeff Kovacs

Partner - Cohen & Company





Thursday, March 18th

Session 3

11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Customer Acquisition & Sales, Marketing & Branding in Our New Virtual Reality & Beyond

Rebecca Harris

Moderator - Rebecca Harris

President - RUH Consulting, LLC


Gunjan Agarwal

Speaker - Gunjan Agarwal

IP Attorney - Fox Rothschild, LLP


Amy Baker

Speaker - Amy Baker

VP of Marketing - Othot, Inc.


Joel Burstein

Speaker - Joel Burstein

CEO - Keep it Simple Training and Development


Kyshira Moffett

Speaker - Kyshira Moffett

Founder & Business Strategist - The Power Collective


Session 4

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Best Practices in Recruiting & Running Startup Boards

Jeremy Garvey

Moderator - Jeremy Garvey

Managing Partner - Cozen O'Connor


John McIlwraith

Panelist - John McIlwraith

Co-Founder & Managing Director - Allos Ventures


Donna Myers

Panelist - Donna Myers

CEO - Salsa Labs



Download Agenda

Thank you to our Entrepreneurial Education Symposium Sponsors

Activate Partners Alleghency Conference on Community Development Baker Tilly
 
BDO Blue Tree Buchanan Ingersoll
 
Carnegie Mellon Cohen & Company Covestro
 
Cozen O'Connor Draper Triangle Dentons Cohen & Grigsby
 
DFIN Plante Moran Fish & Richardson
 
Fox Rothschild Idea Foundry Innovation Works
 
Invent Penn State Kiz Resources KPMG
 
Kuzneski Insurance Group Medwig Law Morgan Lewis
 
Mutal Capital Partners PA Angel Network Pitchbook
 
Pittsburgh Business Times Pittsburgh Creates Pittsburgh Technology Council
 
Porter Wright Reed Smith Reinforced Ventures
 
Right Brain + Left Brain Rivers Agile Saul Ewing
 
SVB Bank Sisterson Spine & Pain Care
 
Hylant Taft The Lynch Law Group
 
Troutman Pepper University of Pitt UPMC

Members: $25.00 |
Non-Members: $25.00

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations received via email at least 3 business days from the event will be granted a refund, less a 20% administrative fee. Cancellations received after the cut-off date (3 days prior to) are not eligible for a refund. However, registrations can be transferred without penalty to another representative from the same company for the same event, with advanced notification to organizers. If the replacement representative is not a member of the association, the firm will be responsible to pay the difference between the member vs. non-member rate (this will vary depending on the event).

Cancellations received via email at least 3 business days from the event will be granted a refund, less a 20% administrative fee. Cancellations received after the cut-off date (3 days prior to) are not eligible for a refund. However, registrations can be transferred without penalty to another representative from the same company for the same event, with advanced notification to organizers. If the replacement representative is not a member of the association, the firm will be responsible to pay the difference between the member vs. non-member rate (this will vary depending on the event).

Picture/Video Policy: Registration implies consent that any pictures or video taken during the event can be used for promotional purposes. The PVCA is able to use your likeness without remuneration.

We are not currently accepting registrations for this event.

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