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Founder vs VC :: How to raise funds?

When building up a new company the hardest parts can be gaining market traction, raising funds, and building relationships with investors. Next Thursday, join Spark Labs along with our host, John O'Connor and our guest speakers serial entrepreneur Ashley Heather, and Managing Partner Eliot Durbin as they tackle common startup hurdles from a CEO and VC perspective. 


6:30pm: General admission opens. Please bring a copy of your RSVP on paper or using the Meetup app

7:00pm: Talks start (yeahhh!)

8:00pm: Post-event networking

8:30pm: Go home! :)

About John O’Connor: 

John O’Connor is a successful Executive Business and Performance Coach in NYC. He coaches top sales teams in real estate, E-commerce and Tech. He trains and speaks to groups nationally about the inner game of building their business.

About Ashley Heather:

Ashley Heather is a serial entrepreneur with several successful companies under his belt. He is a Managing Partner at White Space Group, a digital strategy, e-commerce, and online marketing consulting firm.

About Eliot Durbin:

Eliot is General Partner BOLDstart Ventures, an early stage / seed investment firm focused on scalable B2B internet startups in NYC. He previoiusly co-founded Penny Black, a private venture-investment firm where he consummated hundreds of transactions both domestically and abroad. 

About Spark Labs:

SPARK LABS is the coworking ecosystem supporting the creation & expansion of tech & media companies in NYC.