Feb 2 2012
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
University of Pittsburgh Katz Graduate School of Business
104 Mervis Hall, Pittsburgh, PA

Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney is proud to continue its sponsorship with the Pittsburgh Technology Council, kicking off the year this year's Venture Out 2012 series with "How to Get Your Business Funded."

The distinguished panel will be moderated by Jeremiah G. Garvey, a shareholder in our Corporate Section. Joining Garvey in discussing external funding options will be:

    • Rich Lunak, president and CEO, Innovation Works
    • John Manzetti, president and CEO, Pittsburgh Life Sciences Greenhouse
    • Alicia McGinnis, general partner, Audrey's Kitchen, L.P.
    • Catherine Mott, president and CEO, Blue Tree Capital Group
    • Steve Robinson, managing partner, Pittsburgh Equity Partners

These regional business investment leaders will discuss avenues and strategies for getting your first money in the door. They will cover the top aspects of external fundraising, including available funding resources, strategies for approaching angel investors and venture capitalists, common term sheet elements and pitfalls, the basic legal aspects of fundraising and developing your expectations for the valuation of your company.