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LAUNCH|Talk: Funding Your Business

February 7, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm


Show me the money!

We are back in Ashland for our first LAUNCH|Talk of 2019 at Plexis Healthcare Systems, 340 Oak Street, 5:30 – 8:00 pm.

Raising money is one of the biggest challenges every entrepreneur, start-up, and established business faces. It can be a complicated and daunting process navigating all of the various funding options, working out which one is right for you, crafting the right business plan, financial model & pitch deck and eventually nailing down that all- important funding to take your business to the next level.

Join us for a panel discussion and Q&A to answer many of these common questions about raising money for start-ups and entrepreneurs. Hear in detail on the different sources of both equity & debt financing, and what the keys are to successful fundraising.

Panel Guests:

Melissa Brandao – CEO & Founder Herddogg. A successful Ashland start-up that has raised over $2M in VC funding.

Jeff Roberts – Founder MASSIF and now head of Rifton Capital, an Ashland private equity firm.

William McCurry – First Interstate Bank, SBA Loan Expert.

Stephanie Hirche – Business Lender, Craft 3.

Tickets are $10 and include a complimentary beverage and light snacks. If you are a local entrepreneur, reach out to SOREDI’s Venture Catalyst, Alex Palmer for a discount code to register for free – alex@soredi.org

And since you are here, take your next step in your entrepreneurial journey! Schedule a Sounding Board session to tell us more about your startup story and how we can help; https://soredi.org/launch/sounding-board/

LAUNCH|Talks are made possible by these generous sponsors
and SOREDI members like you:



February 7, 2019
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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Plexis Healthcare Systems
340 Oak Street
Ashland, 97520 United States
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(541) 494-2500


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