12 July, 2022
3:00 pm
ZOOM Video Conferencing

Need money to scale your business? Want to know more about funding options and finding investors?

Raising money is one of the most difficult challenges women entrepreneurs face. You have to determine when to seek investment, how much you need to raise, how to identify your most likely investors and convince them to invest.

Join New York Women in Business and listen to a panel of founders share how they navigated this process and found investors for their startups and businesses. Get tips on how to raise the money you really need. Sign up for a workshop to learn how to create a killer investor deck.

This event is sponsored by NYWIB in collaboration with Stage2Startups and the Financial Women’s Association.

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

@3:00-6:00 PM ET

including Networking post-event 

Via Zoom

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The webinar and post-conference networking are free. You must register to attend.

The workshop is $20.

Donations of $10 or more are welcome and appreciated, but not required. CLICK here if you would like to make a donation to support NYWIB’s mission and programs.

Panel discussion (3:00-4:00pm)

Listen to these founders talk about what they learned about finding investors to scale their startups and businesses. The panel will be moderated by Betty Wong, CEO and Founder of Stage2Startups, consultant, marketer and educator.

The workshop (4:00-5:00pm)

­­­­“Creating A Winning Pitch Deck” with Carolyn Katz, Venture capital investor, consultant

A compelling pitch deck jumpstarts conversations. Learn how to create a deck that explains your company – your story and exciting potential — and lays a foundation for a strong business partnership that meets investor objectives.

Our Speakers
The Panelists

Kishau Rogers

Kishau Rogers is a technology entrepreneur using computer science, systems thinking, and common sense to create intelligent human-centered solutions. As the Founder and CEO of Time Study, Kishau is the first Black woman in the state of Virginia to raise millions in venture capital to scale her tech startup. Headquartered in New York City, Time Study is a platform that uses artificial intelligence to help enterprises understand the impact of how their employees spend their time. Time Study is used by many of the top hospitals in the United States. Kishau’s work has been featured in Forbes, The Wall Street Journal, Entrepreneur, and Black Enterprise. She holds a Computer Science degree and has over 25 years of technology and entrepreneurial leadership experience.

Jessica Walsh

Jessica the founder & CEO of RX Bandz, which makes auto-injectors (a better Epipen) which has been awarded several military contracts, among many other achievements.  She’s raised multiple rounds of investor funding and has also received a number of grants. She is an innovator and seasoned entrepreneur. A former project manager for world-leading construction and engineering firm, she gained business and technical experience from senior management positions in technology, business development, digital marketing, and team management, Six Sigma process improvements

Susannah Schoolman

Susannah is the Founder and CEO of Tourlami – a plant-based ingredients company specializing in plant-based butter. She is a professional pastry chef and baker with over a decade of experience working in award winning kitchens all over the world – including her time as Head Baker at b. Patisserie in San Francisco, and Head of Pastry and Viennoiserie at Hart Bageri in Copenhagen.

Plant-based since 2016, Susannah felt the disconnect between her personal and professional lives, and created Tourlami as a way to bring the highest quality plant-based ingredients to the foodservice space. Since starting her company in 2020 she has raised capital from both friends and family, as well as through venture capital.

The Workshop

Carolyn Katz

Carolyn Katz is a former banker, venture capital investor, strategic advisor and small business owner. She has broad expertise in small business and startup funding, preparation of business plans, financial forecasts, investor and pitch materials and has run workshops on lending, crowdfunding, profitability and pitch preparation. She is also a SCORE mentor and co-chairs its Funding Committee.

Want even more?

Free Post-Webinar Networking (5:00-6:00pm)

Join fellow attendees for a stimulating interactive session in a small virtual rooms to chat, connect, and build relationships that will help you and your business.

You will get the link to the event in your confirmation email after you register.
register. Links to the workshops will be sent closer to the date of the event.

By registering you’ll be subscribed to NYWIB’s email list.

For even more networking, consider signing up for our monthly networking sessions.

Conversations & Connections, sponsored by NAWBO, offers network-building in an informal environment, with like-minded professional women and with the focus on getting to know each other as people not just business owners.

CLICK HERE to learn more.

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