2020 Events


Being Rescheduled - Stay Tuned!

Virtual Fireside Chat with

Ginger Siegel of Mastercard

Stepping into your power: Leading your business with poise and confidence - Ginger will be sharing the wisdom she has acquired in her 3 decades of working with entrepreneurs

August 20 @ 4pm PT

Springboard Enterprises Dolphin Tank® with WFN

Virtual Dolphin Tank® featuring the finalists from the 2020 WFN Fast Pitch competition. Expert panel provides friendly feedback that you can apply to your own pitch!


June 30, 2020

Know Your Worth - Valuation & Negotiation

How to position your scalable startup for fundraising success, including negotiating with investors, how much to raise, valuation, and more.

May 26, 2020

Cap Table Basics

(View Resources below)

Learn when and how cap tables are used when raising funds, hiring employees, for tax compliance, and when selling your company.

April 28, 2020

How to Communicate With Investors During COVID-19

Fireside chat with Petra Griffith, Managing Director of Wedbush Ventures, and Lisa Tsou of The Winning Pitch

June 16, 2020

Trademarks & Copyrights: How to Protect Your IP

Learn about the types of Intellectual Property, overview of trademarks and copyrights, avoiding infringement, how to apply, and more

May 19, 2020

Choice of Entity for Startup Companies

What's the right legal structure for your startup--corporation, LLC, partnership, or something else? Learn more about your options!

April 20, 2020

How to Apply for Stimulus / SBA Loans

Information about applying for the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).

Download the PPP application and checklist from First Republic Bank.

June 9, 2020

Financial Forecasts

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Guidelines for creating your financial forecast, including what investors look for, understanding your key metrics, pitfalls to avoid, and more.

May 5, 2020

Pitch Deck Essentials

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Executive coach Janine Davis and Sashee Chandran, 2017 WFN Fast Pitch winner, walk you through elements of a winning pitch deck


April 20: How to Apply for Stimulus/SBA Loans - PPP Application Checklist

May 5: Pitch Deck Essentials - View Sashee Chandran's winning 2017 pitch deck

May 26: Cap Table Basics - View sample Cap Table Dilution slide

June 9: Financial Forecasts - View presentation deck

June 16: Trademarks & Copyrights - View presentation deck


“I loved the program! Great job putting a variety of topics together, so we can all get the broad picture of structuring and succeeding at our own startups ” 

—  WFN Workshop Attendee

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