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Connecticut Bootcamp Venture Enterprises

April 17, 2008

Speakers: Donna L. Brooks

When:
April 17, 2008
Where:
New Haven Lawn Club
New Haven, CT
DESIGNED FOR: CEOs, CFOs, and Advisers of entrepreneurial ventures.

10:00 am – Registration and continental breakfast

10:30 am – Financing High-Growth Enterprises – Paul Hughes, Wiggin & Dana;
Greg Lallier, Updike Kelly & Spellacy

• Current Valuations and sample deals
• Venture Capitalists vs. Angel Investors
• How to access equity capital – CVG Joint Application
• Roll-playing demonstration of an investment contract (Term Sheet) negotiation
• NDAs

12:00 to 12:45 pm – Buffet Networking Lunch

12:45 to 1:30 – What to include in a written or oral Executive Summary (the Message)
Donna Brooks, Esq., Shipman & Goodwin LLP dbrooks@goodwin.com

1:30 pm – How to Pitch a Funding Proposal (The Medium) – Mike Roer

2:00 pm to 2:10 pm – Sample Pitch and Critique - Donna Brooks

2:10 pm to 2:30 pm – Presentation Logistics - Mike Roer

2:30 pm – Three-Minute Presentation Dry Runs
• All accepted Crossroads Presenters may give practice presentations.
• Presentations will be in two rooms.
• Industry experts from the following organizations will critique presentations:

Room 1 –
o Charles Moret, Connecticut Innovations
o Shipman & Goodwin

Room 2 –
o Peter Hicks, Webster Bank
o Wiggin & Dana
o Updike Kelly & Spellacy

4:30 pm Reception with Mentors (Mentors are also encouraged to view presentations)

5:00 pm - Adjourn

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