Catalyst Event: Raising Capital

This Thursday evening (Sep 11th, 2008) I’ll be moderating a panel for Catalyst Magazine over at The Vinings Club. The topic is a staple one for entrepreneurs at all levels: “Raising Capital”.

Catalyst has put together a great panel as well:

It’s the million-dollar question. Whether your company is encountering consistent annual revenue growth, or you’re just tired of bootstrapping your start-up, how does an entrepreneur find capital to grow a small business? On September 11th, Catalyst magazine is proud to present a featured panel of experts who will guide you on understanding how to find funds in this tough economic climate. Learn from local entrepreneurs who have raised millions of dollars in recent investment rounds. Find out from top local investors what they perceive as a bankable business. On the panel:

Braxton Jarrett, CEO & Co-Founder, Clearleap
In March 2008, Braxton’s tech startup, Clearleap, announced a first round of venture capital funding of $9 million from industry leaders Trinity Ventures of Menlo Park, California, and Noro-Moseley Partners.

Greg Foster, General Partner, Noro-Moseley Partners
Greg joined NMP in 2008 and has focused his investment activities in technology with an emphasis on digital media. Prior to joining NMP, Greg served as Vice-President of Corporate Development for Turner Broadcasting, where he was responsible for Turner New Media Investments, the company’s early stage strategic investment arm, as well as M&A activities.

Brian Patrick Cork, Managing Partner & Cultural Architect, brian cork Human Capital
Brian has helped a wide range of companies raise more than $500 million dollars in private placement capital and has recruited and counseled hundreds of executives and other decision-makers. He has actively participated in building dozens of successful organizations.

If you’d like to attend, you’d better hurry and sign up. From what I understand there aren’t many seats left. Hope to see you there!



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