Hera Venture Summit

FOR ENTREPRENEURS & INVESTORS

September 15, 2018

Presented by:
Hera Hub, Hera Labs and Hera Fund

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THE HERA VENTURE SUMMIT WILL FEATURE KEYNOTE SPEAKERS, QUALITY PANELS, & INTERACTIVE DISCUSSIONS

Our Summit will bring together EXPERTS from both sides of the investment table to share best practices, essential tips and lessons learned. Binational, local and global resources will be shared and discussed along with trends and hot topics around gender investing.

One-day intensive event aimed at equipping and connecting female founders and female funders.

When

Saturday, September 15, 2018

7:30 AM to 7:00 PM (PDT)

Where

University of San Diego
5998 Alcalá Park
Mother Rosalie Hill Hall
School of Leadership & Education Sciences
San Diego, CA 92110-2492

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Schedule

7:30-8:30 AM

REGISTRATION

8:00-8:30 AM

LIGHT REFRESHMENTS & LIGHT BREAKFAST

8:30-9:00 AM

WELCOME 

  • Barbara Bry, Council President Pro Tem representing San Diego’s First City Council District and serving as chair of the Committee on Budget and Government Efficiency
  • Michael Lawless, Academic Director of Entrepreneurship Initiatives, School of Business, University of San Diego
  • Sarah Bacerra (MC & Event Coordinator), Senior Learning Experience Designer

9:00 – 9:30 AM

MORNING KEYNOTE: It’s the Decade of Women!

9:30 – 10:15 AM

PANEL I: Team Up to Dream Up – The Rise of the Female Investor & Fabulous Founder

10:15 – 11:00 AM

STARTUP ECOSYSTEM SHOWCASE:

HOSTED by Female-founded DoWhop Ecosystem partners (corporate sponsors, VCs, investors, business accelerators, entrepreneurs, and community groups) will have booths to interact and network for shared resources.

11:00 – 12:00 PM

PANEL II: Fierce Gender Lens Investors – After #MeToo & #TimesUp, #GenderLensInvesting has its moment

12:00 – 1:00 PM

LUNCH & STARTUP ECOSYSTEM SHOWCASE

  • Lunch on the patio with new connections, VCs, angel investors and entrepreneurs
  • Enjoy music from a female artist!
  • Connect with resources for female entrepreneurs and investors at the showcase

1:00 – 1:30 PM

AFTERNOON KEYNOTE: Women Go Global!

1:30 – 2:15 PM

Panel III: Can’t Hold us Back: Going Global Calibaja and the Global Investing Climate

2:15 – 2:30 PM

SHORT BREAK

2:30- 3:00 PM

PITCH SESSION: Local & National Hera Fast Pitch Top Winners Pitch for Prize Money & Gifts in Kind

3:00 – 3:45 PM

Interactive Due Diligence Session & Allocation of “Funds”

3:45 – 4:00 PM

COFFEE & NETWORKING BREAK

2 TRACK PANELS: Angel Investors (a) & Entrepreneurs (e)

4:00 – 4:30 PM

PANEL IV (a): Red Flags & Due Diligence

Angel Track

4:30 – 5:00 PM

PANEL IV (e): Entrepreneurs Turned Investors

Entrepreneur Track

5:00 – 5:30 PM

PANEL V (a): Becoming a VC

Angel Track

5:30 – 6:00 PM

PANEL V (e): Creating Funding Curb Appeal

Entrepreneur Track

6:00 – 6:15 PM

CLOSING KEYNOTE: A Female Entrepreneurial Success Story in San Diego

6:15 – 6:30 PM

FINAL REMARKS

6:30 – 7:00 PM

HAPPY HOUR: Wine, Women, & Wisdom

Organizers

Hera Labs

Hera Labs is a female-focused intensive business accelerator where entrepreneurs become equipped through intensive labs to launch, grow & sustain profitable businesses.

Labs, strategy sessions, & the female founders intensive are get-it-done, interactive offerings all having accountability groups attached for sustained support.

Hera Angels

Hera Angels is a female angel group actively funding female-focused startups.

It’s mission is to increase the number of female angel investors & fund more female entrepreneurs. To empower more women to consider angel investing, education is key through strategic partnership with Pipeline Angels, Rising Tide Fund, Female Founders & quarterly due diligence dinners.

Biweekly angel access hours & monthly Google Hangout discussions bring angels to the fingertips of female founders for candid conversations and mentoring.

Hera Hub

Hera Hub is a female-focused co-working space, an incubator of ideas and businesses, where members can create and collaborate in a professional, productive setting.

The platform gives them connections to other business experts, access to educational workshops, and visibility within the community, thus giving them the support they need to be prosperous.

There are 3 San Diego locations & through a franchise model, 1 franchise in Washington DC & 30 active prospects in pipeline.

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Location

The SoLES building, as it is known, is on the west end of campus. If you enter the west entrance it’s the first large building, at the top of the hill, on your left.  (Across from the Peace & Justice Institute).

As you enter the campus you will need to pick up a FREE guest parking permit.  Just let them know you’re attending an event. Underground parking can be found by turning left at the stop sign and circling around the backside of the building.

*** Important: only park in the unreserved spots around the perimeter of the underground parking lot.  If this lot is full you may park around the perimeter spaces under the Peace & Justice building (across the way) or in the outdoor lots below (as you head back down the hill).

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