Investor Dating Game

May 17, 2017 @ 5:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Knobbe Martens
12790 El Camino Real
San Diego, CA 92130
Anita Rusch
858-771-MIT1 (858-771-6481)
The Investor Dating Game

Just like dating, investing is a lot about the relationship. Investors have to be comfortable with the management team that they invest in. That’s because investors have numerous values to offer, well beyond financial capital. Investors can offer sage advice and important connections. Connections to other investors, talent, resources and customers. And, they determine how they can most effectively assist a company by the pitch. That’s why the Dating Game works!

INVESTORS: Bill Unrue, Founder of GTD Acquisitions   AND   Eric Gasser, Founding Partner of Seed San Diego

MODERATOR:  Mike Krenn, President of SDVG

The Founder Institute, the world’s premier start-up launch program, presents three companies to see who’s the best match with our investor’s money. You’ll learn how investors think as they ask questions in a fun and entertaining way.


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Many Thanks to Jeanine Jacobson, Executive Director of the Southern California Founder Institute.  The Founder Institute is the world’s premier start up launch program for talented entrepreneurs. If you are up to the challenge, their comprehensive four month, step-by-step program will give you the structure, mentor support, and network of entrepreneurs you need to start an enduring company. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60 countries, the Founder Institute’s mission is to “Globalize Silicon Valley” and build sustainable startup ecosystems worldwide.


5:30: Registration, Appetizers and Networking
6:30: Presentation
7:45: Audience Q & A
8:00: Program Concludes, Networking, Coffee & Dessert until 8:30

MITEF Members and MITEF Sponsors: Free
Non-members: $65
MIT Alums:  $50
​​On-Site: $75

NOTE:  Online Registration ends at midnight, the day prior to the event.  If you register online the day of the event, you will be charged $75, the on-site price.

PAYPAL is our payment processor and accepts ALL MAJOR Credit Cards.

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