SNAC

 

Southern Nevada Angel Conference

October 9-10, 2019 | Las Vegas City Hall: Council Chambers

 

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Investors

Learn how to be a highly successful early stage investor. Network with experienced angels, fund managers, family offices, and early stage venture firms. Hear presentations and panel discussions with experienced fund managers, angel investors, and successfully exited founders. See pitches from well vetted start-up founders seeking pre-seed and seed capital investments.

Founders

Learn how to present your startup in a way that investors will understand and take seriously. Hear from experienced founders with successful exits. Have the chance to apply to pitch your startup at the event — or afterward to StartUpNV.


 


Our Speaker & Panel Line-Up

Successful Angel Investors and Founders to help you learn

sponsored by:

 

Bernie Brenner


Rollick, Inc

Founder / CEO


 


George Moncrief


AFWERX

Tech Scout


 


Lisa Song-Sutton


Forbes | TEDx

Investor / Founder / Speaker


 


Jeremy Neilson


Assure

Co-CEO


 


Carolyn Goodman


City of Las Vegas

Mayor


 

Angela Jackson


Portland Seed Fund

Co-Founder & Managing Director


 


Linda Smith


Angel Capital Association

Chairman of the Board


 


Mark Brennan


Brennan Consulting Group

Founder & CEO


 


Paul Smith


Sierra Angels | Tyrolian Investments

Angel | General Partner


 


Jeffrey Saling


StartUpNV | FundNV

Co-Founder & Executive Director


 

Claire England


Kauffman Venture Fund

Kauffman Fellow


 


Bill Payne


Angel Resource Institute

Fellow | Lead Investor


 


Bill Botts


Rebel Venture Fund

Director


 


Bob Anderson


Snell & Wilmer | Holland & Hart

M&A Partner (retired)


 


Bradley Bertoch


MountainWest Capital Network

Co-Founder / Director


 

Mysty Rusk


University of San Diego

Director, Innovation Center


 


Madeline Feldman


StartUpNV | FundNV

Ops Director & Biz Dev


 


Troy Vosseller


Gener8tor

Co-Founder


 


Katie Neilson


Assure

Co-CEO


 


Catherine Cortez-Masto


State of Nevada

US Senator


 

Date / Time

Topic

Speaker / Panelists

Location

October 9, 2019
6:30 - 8:00 pm

Registration, Networking & Social Hour | Light Apps & Drinks | Pre-Event Inspiration

7:00 - 7:15 pm Welcome & Event Logistics Jeff Saling City Hall Lobby
October 10, 2019
Welcome Track - all attendees
7:30 - 8:15 am Registration:
Networking & Coffee | Light Breakfast Buffet
City Hall Lobby & Art Gallery
8:15 - 8:20 Conference Kick-offJeff Saling Council Chambers
8:20 - 8:30Welcome to Las VegasMayor Goodman Council Chambers
Track #1 - Investors: Angels, Early Stage, Friends & Family, Pre-Seed, Seed

8:30 - 12:00 Course: Fundamentals of Angel Investing | Angel Capital Association Bill PayneCity Hall Cafe

Panelists:

Angela Jackson, Linda Smith, George Moncrief, Bill Botts, Bob Anderson, Mark Brennan
Track #2 - Founders: Capital Raisers & the Start-Up "Curious"
8:30 - 9:15

Presentation & Panel:

Raising Capital for a Start-up

Panel: Mark Brennan, Bernie Brenner
Amanda Signorelli Council Chambers
9:15 - 9:45

Networking Break

Patio / Art Gallery
9:45 - 10:45

Presentation & Panel:

Capital Stage Requirements: Pre-seed to A Round

Panel: Linda Smith, Claire England, Brad Bertoch, Paul Smith
Madeline Feldman Council Chambers
10:45 - 11:15 Networking Break Patio / Art Gallery
11:15 - 12:00

Q&A:

Ask Me Anything
George Moncrief Council Chambers
Track #3 - all attendees
12:00 - 12:45 pm Lunch & Founder Interviews with iDemand, Castango, and SocratesPatio
12:45 - 1:05

Fireside Chat:

Building an Angel Ecosystem - Lessons from Seattle Angel Conference in San Diego
Mysty RuskCouncil Chambers
1:05 - 1:30

Presentation:

Building an Start-up Ecosystem - Lessons from Madison, WI & Gener8tor
Troy VossellerCouncil Chambers
1:30 - 2:00

Presentation:

Early Investor Benefits for You & Your Community via the Portland Seed Fund
Angela Jackson Council Chambers
2:00 - 2:15 Networking Break Patio / Art Gallery
2:15 - 3:00

Fireside Chat:

Building Startup Ecosystems
Claire EnglandCouncil Chambers
3:00 - 3:45

Presentation:

The Path to IPO, acquisition & attracting investment. Stories from Austin, TrueCar, & Rollick
Bernie BrennerCouncil Chambers
3:45 - 4:00 Networking Break Patio / Art Gallery
4:00 - 5:30 Pitches (6)
2 Pre-seed: Right Hearted Weddings | HiBear Outdoor
4 Seed: PantyDrop | SNOOZ | Free Brands | Care Share

SNAC pitch registration closed. Pitch to StartUpNV at PITCH

Panel: G Moncrief / A Jackson / B Brenner / M Rusk / C England / A Signorelli / M Brennan / T Vosseller / B Anderson
Bill Payne & Bill Botts Council Chambers
5:30 - 6:00 Networking & Cocktails Patio
6:00 - 6:15 Check Awards to Start-UpsJeff Saling Patio
6:15 - 7:30 After Party Patio

Location:   Las Vegas City Hall – City Council Chambers

Date:  October 9 (6:30p-8:00p) | October 10 (7:30a – 7:30p)


Incubation / Acceleration for Nevada Companies

Pitches heard most Wednesdays in Las Vegas and Reno

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