Are you a food, food tech or agtech entrepreneur getting ready to fundraise and feeling totally overwhelmed?
We know exactly how you feel, which is why we are over the moon to announce our Food Startup Venture Fundraising Bootcamp ding held in NYC on February 15 and online starting in March (Sign up now and get 50% off).
Taught by US Venture Partners Partner and Feeding 10 Billion Founder Paul Matteucci, this intimate, hands-on bootcamp will demystify the process of raising venture capital and give you the tools to go out and raise money with confidence.
A leading Silicon Valley investor and advocate for food system innovation, Paul is working with the State of California and Stone Barns to develop programs for food entrepreneurs. He has been on both sides of the table numerous times as a founding entrepreneur and investor, and now he wants to help you succeed.
Through case studies and hands-on exercises, you will learn the ins and outs of fundraising financials, market sizing, valuation, term sheets and crafting your pitch. You will understand what motivates investors and what scares them. You will leave with a complete picture of how venture capitalists make money and why they behave the way they do. And you’ll also get fundraising tips and tricks from some of the industries top entrepreneurs and investors.
Space is limited to around 30 people, so snag your spot today!
We’re giving first dibs to the FTC community with a massive discount to boot. Be one of the first five to sign up and snag your spot for just $250 (normally $399). Space is limited for this first-of-its-kind bootcamp, so sign up today.
Paul Matteucci is a venture capitalist, entrepreneur, corporate executive, fly fisherman and home cook. He is passionate about building companies, creating jobs with opportunity, recreating the global food system, building the world’s first privately-funded national park, cooking, baseball, mystery novels and his family.
Current Work: Paul is an Operating Partner at U.S. Venture Partners, one of the true pioneers of venture capital, which have helped make Silicon Valley a leader in IT technology and health care innovation. At the same time, he is the Founder of Feeding 10 Billion, a non-profit initiative focused on building a robust eco-system of information and people to help entrepreneurs create their food-system businesses.
With a passion for creating jobs and mentoring startup teams, Paul has helped a generation of entrepreneurs learn how to execute during difficult times. In fact, he notes, the best of them learn to use challenges as a catalyst for innovation, and for creating cultures that are accountable, cash-efficient, resilient and focused.
At USVP, Paul has led or co-led investments in Livefyre, 3Ware (sold to AMCC), Total Beauty, Trovix (sold to Monster), PlaceIQ, Swoop, and others. He has also served on the boards of distillery, 4info, Homestead (sold to Intuit) and Jeda Networks. Paul’s current interests on the technology landscape include: Internet services, mobile computing, audience measurement and aggregation, data storage and data analytics.
At Feeding 10 Billion, Paul advises start-ups and works with public and private institutions to develop programs for entrepreneurs, who are creating what he calls Food System 6.0.
Read his full bio here.