The Perfect Pitch: Connecting with Investors

Office Hours with Bill Reichert
Managing Director, Garage Technology Ventures

Moderated by James Beriker
President and CEO, Simply Hired

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

LOCATION: Silicon Valley, exact location TBA

6:00 pm – Registration & Reception
7:00 - 8:30pm – Event Program


** Exclusive Event for Startup Founders & Technologists **

All tickets are sold out!! No tickets available at the door

Are you a startup founder pitching your idea to investors?  Join us on on Tuesday, May 13th as our featured luminary, Bill Reichert, Managing Director at Garage Technology Partners, shares valuable insights into the venture capital investment process.  Key topics will include:
  • Communicating the essence of your company and how to get investors on board with your vision
  • Developing a compelling pitch
  • Connecting with potential investors
  • Devising plausible growth plans, sales cycles, and market segmentation
  • Addressing risk with potential investors
  • Aspects of negotiating your Seed and Series A investments
Limited spaces are available for this exclusive event where you will have the opportunity to discuss your burning questions with Bill Reichert in a candid environment.

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About Bill Reichert

Bill brings a wealth of experience as a successful serial entrepreneur and as Managing Director at Garage Technology Partners. Bill has been a member of the Board of Directors of MiaSole, CaseStack, WhiteHat Security, ClearFuels Technology, ThermoCeramix, cFares, and STEP Labs (acquired by Dolby Labs). Some of Garage’s earlier investments include Pandora Media (NYSE: P), Digital Fountain (acquired by Qualcomm), Coremetrics (acquired by IBM), iNest (acquired by LendingTree), Psionic (acquired by Cisco), LeftHand Networks (acquired by HP), (NSDQ: ANSW), Hoku Scientific (NSDQ: HOKU), and Kaboodle (acquired by Hearst Corp). Prior to joining Garage in 1998, Bill co-founded Academic Systems, funded by Kleiner Perkins, Accel Partners, and Microsoft, and acquired by Plato Learning (NSDQ: TUTR). Earlier, Bill was a senior executive at venture-backed technology companies.


Garage Technology Ventures is a seed-stage and early-stage venture capital firm based in Los Altos, California. Garage makes focused investments in promising early-stage technology companies and works intensively with them to help them grow and succeed.



About VLAB Founders Series

Founders Series events provide a unique opportunity for early stage startups and technologists to take part in an interactive session, so come prepared with your burning questions! Several startup founders will be notified prior to the event to be invited to take the “Hot Seat” on stage, where they each have the opportunity to ask Bill Reichert questions and receive feedback, specifically about their question.

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