10/17/12 | FundingPost Mobile Venture & Angel Conference

It was an honor to co-host the official FundingPost Mobile Venture & Angel Conference Afterparty!

Sponsored by Ambrose, Nolcha, SocialRadius, WeiserMazars, Human Demand

The panels for the day:

  • Early-Stage Mobile Investing: How to meet investors, pitch them, where the capital is going and what it really takes to get them to write you a check!
  • Growing your Mobile business: growing and selling your product, and positioning it for a capital raise.
  • Future of Crowdfunding: How mobile companies will be able to take advantage of crowdfunding through rewards or equity.
  • Keynote: Founding and Exiting a Mobile Company: Howard Schwartz, CEO, Human Demand
  • Keynote: Invest as an Angel, Take Venture Capital, Go Public, Repeat: Steve Shwartz, Angel Investor in Tangoe

The panelists discussed trends in Early-Stage Mobile Investing, things that are most important to Investors when they are considering an Investment, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention, grow their business, use crowdfunding, additional advice for entrepreneurs, and, of course, the best ways to reach these and other Investors.

Ron Shah, Angel Investor (and JINA Ventures)
Jeff Pulver, Angel Investor, 140 Conference
Nikhil Kalghatgi, Softbank Capital
Matt Fates, Ascent Venture Partners

and the Crowdfunding Panel:
* Moderator: Douglas S. Ellenoff, Ellenoff Grossman & Schole
* Katherine O’Neill, Jumpstart NJ Angel Network
* Vladimir Vukicevic, RocketHub
* Ryan Feit, SeedInvest
* David Borish, Crowdhut

Brad Farkas, General Partner, i-Hatch Ventures
Jeffrey Finkle, Angel Investor, ARC Angel Fund
Nat Brinn, Principal, Vital Financial
J. Skyler Fernandes, Partner, Centripetal Capital Partners
Medha Vedaprakash, Principal, Rho Ventures
Keynote: Howard Schwartz, CEO, Human Demand and Angel Investor
Jay Goldberg, Senior Managing Director, Hudson Ventures
William Reinisch, Venture Partner, Paladin Capital Group
Eliot Durbin, Partner, BOLDstart Ventures
Marc Michel, Managing Director, Metamorphic Ventures
Andreas Wuerfel, Director, Deutsche Telekom USA
Katherine O’Neill, Executive Director, Jumpstart NJ Angel Network
Keynote: Steve Shwartz, Angel Investor, Angel Investor Forum
Andrew Tweed, Associate, Thomvest
Dr. Charles Popper, Advisor, Blumberg Capital
Raju Rishi, Venture Partner, Sigma Prime Ventures
Lisa Wu, Senior Associate, Norwest Venture Partners
Keynote: Greg Slamowitz, Co-CEO, Ambrose
Saul Richter, Managing Partner, Emerald Stage2 Ventures
Douglas Roth, Associate, Connecticut Innovations
Moderator: Jeffrey Frese, Mobile Product, CNNMoney
Brett Topche, Principal, MentorTech Ventures

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