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The Nuts and Bolts of Early Stage Funding

August 26, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

The Nuts and Bolts of Early Stage Funding

Join Black Orlando Tech and Kathy Chiu to learn about:

  • VC basics (have a viable product, marketing risk, product-market fit, minimum revenue requirement, business type, team, VC process, deal requirements, etc)
  • If you should raise funding? If so, from whom?
  • Different types of VC deals
  • Diversity in VCs
  • Checklist to be VC ready (minimum revenue requirement, pricing structure, selling process, revenue positivity, business model canvas, team)

Our speaker Kathy Chiu is a managing partner at DeepWork Capital, a Florida based venture capital firm focused on early stage tech and life science companies. Previously, Kathy worked at a wireless technology venture capital firm, was a quantitative analyst in an economic consulting firm, held various strategy and product management roles in technology companies, and advised client companies in business development issues and new market entry.

Prior to embarking on the business career, Kathy was an electrical engineer. She has an BS and an MS in Electrical Engineering from Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an MBA from Stanford Graduate School of Business.


August 26, 2020
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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