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The Realities Of Funding: Behind The Scenes with a Female Founder and a VC

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Hello Fresh

Saarbrücker Strasse 37a

10405 Berlin

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How are you funding your company? Let's learn from a founder who has successfully raised funds, and what are the requirements from a VC.

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We are kicking off 2020 talking about funding, because let‘s be honest, you need money to build, survive and grow. And who better to have a candid discussion with and learn from, than a female founder who has raised money successfully and the view from the investor and what is important?!

Join us for an evening of networking kicking 2020 off with great learnings, 29 January 2020 at Hello Fresh, who is sponsoring the venue for us.

Agenda:

6:15-6:30 - Arriving and Networking

6:30-6:45 - Welcome

6:45-7:10 - Speaker 1: Lubomila Jordanova

7:10-7:35 - Speaker 2: Maja Markowitz

7:40-8:30 - Networking

Speaker 1: Lubomila Jordanova is the founder and CEO of Plan A, a Berlin-based startup developing an algorithm which predicts where and how climate change will hit the hardest and a software that helps businesses monitor their sustainability and reduce their carbon footprint. Prior to Plan A, she worked in investment banking, venture capital and fintech in Asia and Europe. She was recently announced as 30 under 30 Social Entrepreneur of 2020 by Forbes and Entrepreneur to watch in Germany.

Speaker 2: Maja Markowitz is an early-stage venture investor with APX, the Axel Springer Porsche Investment Fund, supporting excellent entrepreneurs to realise their utmost potential. Maja has extensive experience in the finance sector. Before moving into the entrepreneur and VC space, Maja was involved with Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions in the corporate space. She is proud to be one of the few females in the VC space, and will be sharing more about what an investor is looking for and at when they invest in a company.

What is Future Females?

Future Females is a global community of female entrepreneurs, intrapreneurs and aspiring entrepreneurs who are taking their career into their lives, learning the hard skills to grow in business and the soft skills to drive it. Our mission is to accelerate the success of aspiring and existing female entrepreneurs – to provide an environment where females can connect, and access the key resources (mentorship, funding, education) needed to succeed!

We are pro women, not anti-men. Men are always welcome! This is an inclusive event.

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