Success in the US: Getting investment, building business with UKTI and Friends

Sep 10, 2015 · London, United Kingdom
Join us at WeWork’s brand new Spitalfields location for an evening exploring the world’s biggest tech market, the USA. Hosted by UK Trade & Investment, Pitch NYC and Fried Frank the evening will feature top insight fuelled by drinks and snacks from our friends at WeWork.
Discover the market opportunities, how to build your business and hear how to target US VCs to secure investment. UKTI’s staff from San Francisco, Chicago and New York will provide a pan-US perspective. Plus we'll hear the warts'n'all Entrepreneurs' perspective.
Find out more about Pitch NYC, a new event series to help fast-growing UK tech firms pitch New York’s top investors, with an intensive bootcamp and support programme. 
Speakers

Tate Turner, UKTI SF
Tim Bakke, UKTI Chicago
Erica Juergensen, UKTI NYC
Nancy Fechnay, Flight.vc
Megan Hannum, FundedBuy / Comcast Ventures
Joe Braidwood, Swiftkey
Paul Fifield, MyUniDays
Sam Michel, Chinwag & Pitch NYC
Moderated by Fried Frank partner Daniel Glazer
Plus, a discussion of the US VC landscape
And, real-life entrepreneur tales of breaking the US
more tbc

Agenda
18:30 Drinks & Networking
19:00 Speaker programme

Welcome & introduction to Pitch NYC
Transatlantic money trends - US investment, UK deals
Panel: Inside US VC - what’s getting funded and why?
Panel: Business Development in the USA
Success in the US: An Entrepreneur’s View

20:30 Drinks & networking

21:30 Close

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