A unique opportunity for women business owners to meet with active investors and successful entrepreneurs
The Women’s Venture Fund (WVF) announces TakeFLIGHT: Enterprising Women’s Summit on June 11, 2016 in New York City. This is the only event in the city where women entrepreneurs can meet investors and vie for funding for their firms, as well as work through real life business challenges in small group settings, led by experienced business leaders.
The investor headliner is Jeff Hoffman, co-founder of Priceline and UBid, Principal of ColorJar and Hollywood film producer, who brings a commitment to women entrepreneurs to the table.
Other investors include:
- Cynthia Ringo, Senior Partner, DBL Partners, VC firm
- Twyla Garrett, Founder & CEO, Investment Management Enterprises
- Kira Makagon, EVP, Innovation, RingCentralB
- Bruce H. Lipnick, Founder and CEO, Asset Alliance Corp
“We’re especially excited about this year’s Summit because it is a rare occasion for our clients to meet with investors specifically looking to fund women-owned firms”, said Maria Otero, WVF’s President and Founder. “We’ve partnered with five investors with diverse industry interests enabling us to match participants with funders in their space.”
We urge anyone interested in applying to any of the three pitching sessions to do so by June 1st to allow time to prepare for what could be a life-changing opportunity.
Choosing from more than a dozen workshop sessions, attendees will meet with successful entrepreneurs who are experts in digital marketing, business development and sales, as well as financial management. Enterprising business owners will come away from the conference with practical and innovative solutions that can be directly applied to their business ventures.
For more information on the Summit, go to http://womensventurefund.org/takeflight/.
About the Women’s Venture Fund
Founded in 1994, The Women’s Venture Fund (WVF) is a nonprofit organization that helps women to establish thriving businesses in the NYC metro area. The organization has served more than 18,000 firms, helping to launch more than 3,200 small businesses through a range of services including business training, funding and advisory services. As a certified Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI), WVF has administered loans to more than 1,780 women entrepreneurs in NYC.