Nov 13-14th: Funding the best in global innovation

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A 2-day conference designed to accelerate funding for innovative startups from around the world

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Introducing FUNDING THE BEST IN GLOBAL INNOVATION — A 2-day conference bringing together a first-of-its-kind global ecosystem developed to close the gap between US investors and top investment opportunities overseas.

With the number of technology accelerators outside the U.S. reaching over 300, and nations increasing resources in technology and entrepreneurship, the level of global innovation at its peak. Who is mining the untapped (and far less expensive) investment opportunities overseas? And how does a game-changing, yet unknown, venture from abroad get on the radar of US investors to secure funding and expand globally?

It's a growing problem that has yet be addressed — until now…

DAY 1 — We'll hear from leaders of NY's venture community on exactly what it takes to raise funds, expand and integrate into the NYC startup ecosystem. Plus — international startups sharing detailed "success stories" of New York expansion.

DAY 2 — We'll showcase 10 top accelerator graduates and exceptional startups from around the world. Each company gets priceless one-on-one mentorship from seasoned investors and intimate access to top VCs, angels and family offices. In Demo Day style they'll pitch these high-potential ventures to our premier NYC venture community.

Our program was carefully developed to bring the best of all worlds to the heart of New York City:

  • 10 Startups representing the best of global innovation
  • Top Tier Venture Partners sharing secrets to shortening the path to round A
  • 5 Successful Entrepreneurs of international startups sharing stories of raising capital in the US and integrating into the NY startup community
  • Exclusive Networking Opportunities bringing together the entire ecosystem — global innovators, active investors, relevant partners and who's who in the NY tech and venture scene
  • Finalist Demo Day our Top 10 startups will pitch to the entire NY venture community

Don't miss this opportunity to join the first global ecosystem breaking down geographic barriers and creating a bridge for innovation and investment opportunities.

Click here to purchase tickets for entrepreneurs and students at 50% off the regular price using code "innovation". Investors are also invited to join the event on both days for discussions and the Finalist Demo Day.

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