AGENDA

Nov. 9-10, 2022 - Monona Terrace in Madison

EARLY STAGE SYMPOSIUM

 

Wednesday, Nov. 9
7:30 to 8:30 a.m. Continental breakfast & registration
8:30 to 9:30 a.m. Keynote speaker: Bobby Franklin, president & chief executive officer of National Venture Capital Association
9:35 to 10:30 a.m. Panel Tracks
  How we funded our companies: Hear from entrepreneurs on their funding strategies
  How do I know if I’m messing up? Finding the right advisors
  Tech talent wanted: Tactics for finding who and what you need
10:30 to 10:45 a.m. Networking & coffee break
10:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Tech Council Investor Networks presentations (session 1)
10:45 to 11:30 a.m. Networking & coffee break
11:30 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Office Hours
12:15 to 1:45 p.m. Triple E Award ceremony honoring TBA and lunch
1:45 to 2:30 p.m. Innovation Exhibitor Showcase
2:35 to 3:30 p.m. Panel Tracks
  The financial returns angels and VCs need: What ‘treps should know
  Navigating choppy waters: Lower valuations, down rounds and other tough seas
  I’m not right for angel or venture: What are other money sources?
3:30 to 3:45 p.m. Networking & coffee break
3:45 to 5:30 p.m. Tech Council Investor Networks presentations (session 2)
3:45 to 4:30 p.m. Networking & coffee break
4:30 to 5:15 p.m. Office Hours
5:30 to 7 p.m. Reception celebrating Wisconsin’s entrepreneurs
  sponsored by Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation
Thursday, Nov. 10
8 to 8:45 a.m. Continental breakfast & registration
8:45 to 10 a.m. Keynote speaker or plenary panel TBA
10 to 10:10 a.m. Networking & coffee break
10:10 a.m. to 12:10 p.m. Investor Intros
10:10 to 11:05 a.m. Office Hours
11:10 a.m. to 12:05 p.m. Office Hours
12:15 to 12:30 p.m. Buffet Luncheon
12:30 to 1:15 p.m. Midwest training platform for angel diversity discussion
Featuring Margie Becheler, Angel Capital Association; Cordero Barkley, TitletownTech; and Kelli Jones, Sixty8 Capital
1:15 to 3 p.m. Elevator Pitch Olympics
  awards sponsored by Madison Development Corp.