Playbook to be Investor-Ready
When & Where
TiEcon 2022 Presents Startup Bootcamp!
This bootcamp is designed to get you ready to raise money and get you ready to talk with investors. This ½ day event will be repeated on both days that TiEcon is active so that our international audience can attend based on their convenience. The bootcamp is designed to prepare you to fine-tune your business plan and pitch to investors in a way that will grab their attention.
This unique format will allow you to learn from Silicon Valley experts about how to start right. You will work with mentors, seasoned entrepreneurs and local business leaders in small group setting and gain insights on how to take your business to the next level.
This workshop is designed to prepare entrepreneurs and startups on:
Getting Investor-Ready - 90 min
- How to shape your presentation to grab investor's attention
- What exactly do you need to be prepared?
- Examples of executive summaries, financial models & investor pitch decks
Mentoring session 60 min:
- Fine-tuning presentations by working with accomplished Silicon Valley mentors and entrepreneurs in a small group setting
- Using fast-paced mentoring and successive elimination method handful of teams will be selected to pitch to a panel of investors
Final Pitches 30 min:
- Pitching! Startups will have the opportunity to present their 5-minute pitch to a panel of investors and receive feedback
- All registered attendees will receive an e-book about how to start a company and get it funded Silicon Valley style
Mentors and Judges
Pier 70 Ventures
Dr. Preetha Ram was founder and CEO of OpenStudy, a peer-to-peer online community and platform for mentoring and academic help for high school and college learners. Preetha raised Multimillion-dollar funding from the who's who of foundations: the National Science Foundation, the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation etc before receiving an institutional round from Learn Capital. Her company was recognized as one of Fast Company's Top Ten Innovative Companies in Education, and she was honored at the White House (Sci & Tech Symposium) as one of the Innovators in Post-Secondary Education. As CEO, she scaled the company to over 60 million global learners served, built a profitable Multimillion-dollar business, and led it to a successful exit. With deep operational experience, technology knowledge, financial acumen she has experienced the entire lifecycle of an entrepreneur, from founding to exit.
FYDA Growth Partners
- Corporate Innovation
- Growth Acceleration
- Ops Excellence
- Exit Strategy
Exits: Mgmt Team of SoftPlus acquired by USIT in 2000, Advisor to Wirkle acquired by Location Labs in Oct 2011, Advisor to Touchfone/StrmEasy acquired by ScoopWhoop Media in Oct 2016, Exec Team of Mobileum acquired by Audax in Sept 2016, Advisor to Teramatrix (IoT Platform) acquired by Globetouch Inc in June 2017, Mentor to Nanosec (Cloud Container Security) acquired by McAfee in Aug 2019, Advisor to eSignGenie acquired by Foxit in Sept 2021.
Specialties: President and CEO of Retail operations Canada and USA . Real Estate Investments including hospitality , complete retail store operations, in Food and cosmetics including skin care products, direct response, manufacturing food and cosmetics and franchising.
Hands on experience of Food products including non meat ,Cosmetics , Skin care products and personal care products Retail in Canada , USA , India and other countries
ATA Ventures is a Silicon Valley venture capital firm founded in 2003 and focused on early stage private companies which appear to offer strong prospects for capital growth. With over $450 Million of capital under management, ATA partners offer seed and early-stage growth capital along with decades of proven operating experience to assist startups in their pursuit of building companies of tremendous value. Having a focus on digital delivery platforms that empower business and consumer applications, the ATA Ventures team makes capital investments in opportunities where long-standing and out-dated procedures can be replaced with innovative technology-rich solutions. The result is often a dramatic improvement to the operation of a business or the lifestyle of a consumer. We maximize our investment leverage in situations where the combined backgrounds of the ATA investment professionals can offer an extraordinary positive advantage to the portfolio company. We believe each investment is "A Team Approach."