- The 2010 NBMBAA Entrepreneurial Conference - "Winning
- ... is a one day Funding Symposium Conference for
entrepreneurs ready to go to the next level and looking for the
funding to make it happen.
The event will connect Austin's most talented African American
and Hispanic talent with non-traditional Funding Sources. The
primary focus is on those start-up or next level organizations that
have business cases that appeal to Venture Capitalist or Angel
Investors. Now, you too, can have a broader perspective of the
various sources of alternative financing.
- ATT Executive Conference Center
- 1900 University Avenue
- Austin, TX 78705
|Breakfast Keynote Speaker:
Goswami, founder of entrepreneurial network
Bootstrap Austin, evangelizes what he calls “mental models.” He
organizes complex ideas into paradigms that people and organizations can
understand, process and implement into successful projects.
Luncheon Keynote Speaker:
Corey Bell, Trifusion
Corey Bell, Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer, Trifusion, heads
an advanced IT solutions provider specializing in managed deployment,
technology, and fulfillment services. From an idea hatched around a
breakfast table, TriFusion has grown to an internationally focused
company with a national footprint.
Marilyn Johnson, IBM
vice president of market development at IBM, Johnson leads the group
responsible for developing the company’s strategy for reaching out
to and building relationships with businesses owned or operated by
Asians, Blacks, Hispanics, Native Americans and women.
Venture Capital Panel:
- • Baylor Angel Network
• The Knight News Challenge
• Global Equations
- • Wild Basin Investments
- • Hall T. Martin, Austin Entrepreneur Network
- Access to Capital Panel:
- • A+ Credit Union
- • Interface Financial
- • People Fund
- • Texas Mezzanine
- • Wells Fargo
• Hopeton Hay, Economics Perspectives (Moderator)
Call for Volunteer’s
- “Give your time.
- Got an idea? Apply to pitch your idea to a VC and Angel Investor Panel
and you could win funding. Just five minutes and a genius business
can win big. $150K - $5M is not impossible when you have the
right plan with the right investor at the right time. Submit your Business Plan or Funding Proposal today!
$100 Fee includes registration.
FUNDING PREPARATION SCHEDULE
Every Friday at 12pm CST:
Weekly Meet the Investor Conference Call
October 5, 2010: Meet the Investor.
Orientation for those considering on applying
October 15, 2010: Application deadline
October 29, 2010: Funding Forum and
Fastpitch candidates announced
November 5, 2010: Pitch presentation
Runthrough 4-6pm (Location: TBD)
November 5, 2010: NBMBAA-Austin Chapter
First Friday Happy Hour 6pm – 9pm at MJs Nightclub
November 12, 2010: Funding Forum/Fastpitch
at AT&T Conference Center, 10am to 12
November 18, 2010: Followup Meeting
For more info, contact Irene Mwathi: 512-934-1411
Direct Access to
Angel Investors & Venture Capitalists
Network and engage directly with reputable, industry-experienced
investors and VC' s in the Austin area.
Panel Forums on Investment & Funding
Top leaders in the investment and funding sector will share important
knowledge about how to get access to funding for your business. Learn
how to go from idea stage to building a successful business from
Austin's own dynamic business leaders.