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2022 Events
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Financial Forecasts:
Must-haves for Your Pitch Deck

MAY 17, 2022
12:00-1:00pm PST on Zoom

Join Binti Yost of KPMG, to learn about the essential financials that must be in your pitch deck, including:

  • How to create a forecast if you don't have a financial history

  • Information investors are looking for

  • How to present the information

  • Sample profit forecast

  • Key metrics

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Fireside Chat with
Courtney Nichols Gould

MAY 19, 2022
12:00-1:00pm PST on Zoom

Back in 2013, Courtney talked to WFN about building her company, SmartyPants Vitamins, and raising capital. Since then, she successfully scaled her business and sold it to Unilever in 2020!

Join us to hear all about Courtney's inspiring story of her excellent exit.

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Essentials of Raising Capital – Term Sheets
MAY 24, 2022
12:00-1:00pm PST on Zoom

Kelly Laffey and Durdana Kari of SA&M will cover the basics of what to expect in negotiating term sheets for capital raising purposes, including the nature of a term sheet, the difference between the most common types of venture capital financing transactions and go over the key terms of those types of transactions.

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Valuation & Negotiation
JUNE 7, 2022
12:00-1:00pm PST on Zoom

Join Sarah Fergusson Chambless, Partner at Fenwick, to learn how to position your scalable startup for fundraising success, including:

  • Friends and family rounds

  • Valuation

  • What investors care about the most

  • Negotiating

  • How much to raise

  • Live Q&A


Springboard Enterprises Dolphin Tank® with WFN
AUGUST 10, 2022
Location: Expert Dojo in Santa Monica, CA

Springboard Enterprises Dolphin Tank® with WFN featuring the finalists from our 2022 Fast Pitch.


Join us for this helpful, feedback-driven pitch session to hear live advice from our expert panel that you can apply to your own pitch!

Save the Date!

WFN 10th Annual

Fast Pitch Event

OCTOBER 25, 2022

Mark your calendar! You don't want to miss our Fast Pitch event as we celebrate our 10th anniversary! We plan to have a live/virtual hybrid event this year, barring any major changes in health and safety standards. Our Fast Pitch founders will be selected and announced in July - we can't wait!

Save the Date!

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