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Tuesday, June 26 • 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Getting Funded: With The Area’s Top Women Investors LIMITED SEATING

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Want to learn about how to get your start-up funded, or interested in investing in startups yourself? Join us for the second half of our keynote to learn how investors think and what you can do to increase your chances of funding. Learn from angels, venture capitalists and a family office how they source deals, what they look for in companies, about their due diligence process and what they are doing to fund more diversity.

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Victoria Lakers

Board, Tech Coast Angels
Victoria is a Partner at The Lancer Group, a private equity advisory and executive search firm that connects PE firms and their portfolio companies in software with high impact leaders. Via her consulting company, Victoria has served in numerous executive roles for clients in the... Read More →

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Ellen Chang

Chair, Wharton Angels
Ellen Chang is an experienced defense innovation professional working in areas from aerospace to informatics. She has over 25 years of experience in strategy, business and product development, and systems engineering in the technology and aerospace industries. Ellen cofounded LightSpeed... Read More →
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Arlan Hamilton

Managing Partner, Backstage Capital
Arlan built a venture capital fund from the ground up, while homeless. She is the Founder and Managing Partner of Backstage Capital, a fund that is dedicated to minimizing funding disparities in tech by investing in high-potential founders who are of color, women, and/or LGBT. Started... Read More →
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Jenn Kercher

President & General Counsel, Section 32
Jennifer Kercher is President and General Counsel of Section 32.  Prior to joining Section 32 in August 2017, Jennifer was General Counsel of GV (formerly Google Ventures) for 7+ years, overseeing all fund legal and regulatory matters. Until December 2015, Jennifer also supported... Read More →
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Allison Long Pettine

Founder & President, SEED San Diego
Allison Long Pettine is an investor and entrepreneur who is passionate about finding and empowering visionaries uniquely destined to change the world. She recently founded Ad Astra Ventures, a fund dedicated to empowering founders of high growth startups with at least one female co-founder... Read More →
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Caitlin Wege

Partner, MooDoos Investments
Caitlin is an experienced angel investor and advisor to several early-stage companies throughout North America. She serves on the board of portfolio company Contract Pharmaceuticals Limited, in Mississauga, Canada. In addition to her role at MooDoos, she is a board member at Tech... Read More →

Tuesday June 26, 2018 7:30pm - 8:30pm PDT
Golden Hall - Main Stage