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9th Annual WFN Fast Pitch Event
October 26, 2021
from 6:00-8:00pm PT
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Not to be missed!

Our Fast Pitch finalists pitch virtually to compete for $45k in cash prizes and $100k+ in professional services.

Please join us to be inspired and support these amazing founders!

This will be a hybrid event - tickets on sale now!

Option to join waiting list for live event at Annenberg Beach House with limited seating.

Keynote Speaker: Sara Christensen of Per Capita Ventures

As Co-Founder and Partner of Per Capita Ventures, Sara focuses on all things consumer-facing across tech, products, and services. She has been an Advisory Board Member and early investor in LA based businesses such as FIGS, Girlboss Media, and Harper Wilde. She is also an activist for prison reform and has served on the Board of Directors for Defy Ventures. Before becoming an active angel investor, Sara worked for the private equity firm Pilot Group and served as Managing Director of private investment firm Raptor Capital Management. Prior to that, she was one of the co-founders of NYC-based pressed juice company Liquiteria (well before the explosion of the pressed juice market). Other recent investments include: Blueland, Bread Beauty Supply, Cloud Paper, Chipper Cash, Goodmylk Co., and Dirty Lemon.

Agenda

5:00-6:00

(Live Event) Networking Reception

Virtual Event Begins

6:00-6:15

Welcome & Sponsor/Donor Acknowledgements


6:15-7:20

Pitch Presentations & Q&A with Judges


7:20-7:30 - Break


7:30-7:50

Keynote: Sara Christensen

Judges & Jr. Judges convene for voting


7:50-8:00

Awards Presentation & Closing Remarks

Tickets range from $10-$250

 

Students & Startups: contact us for a promo code to get a free ticket!

WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING

Talking through different ways to get funding was extremely helpful. And honestly hearing all of their struggles was a reminder that everyone goes through the same struggles, so just keep at it...show them why they should invest in you!

— WFN Panel Attendee

@ laizocors  @influencd.co