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Startegies for Building Your Dream Team and Fundraising

by Sonya Sepahban

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Building your team and Fundraising are THE hardest tasks at a startup. At this JoinIN session, you'll collaborate with your peers and cohosts and learn about strategies and resources to build the right team and improve your chances of successful fundraising. You may even meet your future startup team or co-founder at this session! Agenda is as follows: 5:00-5:30 Intros and Networking; 5:30-7:00 Peer Collaboration and Mentoring; 7:00-9:00 Open Coworking/Free Time. Our Host, Sonya Sepahban is an angel investor and active mentor in Silicon Beach. Our co-host, Max Brown, is the founder of Silicon Beach Talent, a boutique recruiting and HR consulting firm specializing in design and engineering talent for Southern California. Prior to founding SBT Max was one of the recruiting leaders at Tesla Motors.

Date and Time

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016 at 5:00-9:00

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Sonya Sepahban

Sonya Sepahban is an Angel investor, Board member, and Entrepreneur. She has combined her engineering background and deep expertise in technology and product development to build some of the most advanced systems in the US and around the world. As an angel, she is most interested in mobility, cyber, energy, clean tech, bio, enterprise SAAS, IoT, EdTech, and brings unique insights to B2B and B2G companies. Driven by her passion for entrepreneurship and innovation, Sonya recently co-founded PropelWorks, with its first product, JoinIN, where startups meet in small groups to learn, get answers and personalized feedback. She believes that beyond connecting, entrepreneurs need mentorship and support, which are critical to economic prosperity and transforming lives in communities around the globe. Sonya’s career spans world-class high tech organizations such as NASA and several major aerospace and technology companies. Her most recent role was a Senior Vice President at General Dynamics, where she had significant P&L responsibility for Land Systems new product development and technology portfolio worldwide. Sonya currently serves on the Boards of Cooper Standard, a leading global supplier in the automotive industry, and Genomenon, a high growth bio-informatics company. She is an angel investor, and serves on the five-member Investment Committee of the largest Angel Fund in Michigan (MAF). Sonya advises and mentors entrepreneurs in her spare time. She is also a private pilot and enjoys traveling.

Startegies for Building Your Dream Team and Fundraising
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