Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Top Tips To Get A Lead Investor Or How To Close Your Seed Round Without One

September 25, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm PDT

You’ve heard of the term – Lead Investor, if you’re raising capital. If you haven’t, you’ll come to realize that people don’t like being the first (even investors!), there’s a comfort in investors knowing that someone else reputable is backing up your company.
How then do you secure a Lead Investor, and what can you do to still successfully close a round event if you can’t find one? Come join us for a lightning workshop on Lead Investors.

Come to our workshop if:

You are a co-founder of an early-stage startup
You are raising a round of capital or planning to do so in the next 6 months

You will learn about:

How to identify a Lead Investor
How to make the ASK
How to convince other investors to commit even without a Lead Investor
How to show progress and demonstrate traction to your investors

About your speaker:

Keith Ippel, CEO and Co-Founder at Spring
With over 15 years experience as a leader in technology centric businesses, Keith has accelerated the growth of both small and large companies, launched new products, and raised over $20m in angel investment and venture capital. He has an unparalleled ability to collaborate with entrepreneurs, employees, and investors to deliver amazing products to the market. Keith is passionate about creating opportunities that previously did not exist for people and co-founded Spring to bring that into the social venture space.
Thank you to our Strategic Partners: Vancity, Dentons, MNP, Radical I/O Technology, App-Scoop, Karl Jung Financial Services, Jones Brown, Active Impact Investments, Fledge.
Thank you to our Community Partners: Volition, Women’s Enterprise Centre, Futurpreneur, The Amp

Tell a friend

Tell a friend


23 West Pender Street
Vancouver, BC V6B 6E3 Canada