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Thanks to all who attended our events and webinars last year--over 1,100 people!

Our 2024 events and important dates are listed below.

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Pitch Deck Essentials
April 17 from 12:00-1:00pm PDT



Get answers to these questions and see a live pitch demo:

  • What are the elements of a winning pitch deck?

  • How much information is too much?

  • Should I have more than one version of my pitch deck?

  • What type of financial information should I include?

  • Live Q&A

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Financial Forecasts:

Must-haves for Your Pitch Deck
April 24 from 12:00-1:00pm PDT



Learn about the essential financials that must be in your pitch deck, including:

  • Creating a forecast if you don't have a financial history

  • How to present key information investors are looking for

  • Sample profit forecast

  • Key metrics

  • Live Q&A

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Term Sheets, LOIs, and Operating Agreements
May 8 from 12:00-1:00pm PDT



Join us for a webinar designed for entrepreneurs and startup founders aiming to demystify the complexities of term sheets, letters of intent (LOIs) and operating agreements.

  • Decoding Term Sheets

  • Navigating LOIs

  • Crafting Operating Agreements
  • Strategic Negotiations

  • Case Studies and Real-world Applications

  • Live Q&A

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Positioning Your Scalable Startup for Funding
May 15 from 12:00-1:00pm PDT



Join us with Sarah Fergusson Chambless, Partner at Fenwick, for this informative live webinar to learn how to position your scalable startup for fundraising success, including:

  • Friends and family rounds

  • Valuation and Negotiation

  • What investors care about the most
  • How much to raise

  • Live Q&A

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Cap Table Basics:
Formation to Early Stage Funding
May 22 from 12:00-1:00pm PDT



Join us with Kelly Siobhan Laffey of SA&M to learn about the components of a cap table, including:

  • Ownership and rights to acquire ownership

  • How cap tables are used

  • How dilution works

  • Retaining ownership at formation and in a financing


March 1 - April 30

Next Generation Investors Application Period

Junior Venture Capitalist program for young women in high school grades 9-12. Learn the fundamentals of evaluating early stage businesses for investment and participate as "venture capitalist for a day" at the annual Fast Pitch. Learn more here.

Due Diligence Analyst program for college women to gain real-world experience in preparing and presenting a due diligence report on one of our Fast Pitch finalist companies. Learn more here.

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April 1 - May 31

Fast Pitch Application Period

Female founders are invited to apply for our 2024 Fast Pitch competition. There are two tracks: Tech/Tech-enabled and Consumer/CPG. Five finalists will be selected for each track to complete for cash grants and professional services. All ten finalists will receive individualized pitch coaching, financial mentors, and other perks.

Learn more about application criteria and benefits here.


SAVE THE DATE: October 29, 2024

WFN 12th Annual Fast Pitch Event

The grand finale! Join us at UCLA for our big annual event to support our 10 finalists as they pitch for cash prizes. Fantastic networking, great energy, and a night you don't want to miss!

Early bird tickets will be available in late summer.

Fast Pitch Event at UCLA 2023


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 them why they should invest in you!

— WFN Panel Attendee

@ laizocors

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