New Haven Entrepreneurs to Meet Active Investors at FundingPost's VC and Angel Event on Wednesday, September 7, 2011

August 25, 2011 (PRLEAP.COM) Business News
On September 7, 2011, FundingPost ( will host a panel discussion with local Angel Investors and Venture Capitalists at its "New Haven VC and Angel Conference," sponsored by Connecticut Innovations, Ambrose, and Fincham Downs. FundingPost has organized 180+ sold-out venture events over the past 10 years. Leading Venture Capital and Angel investors are set to speak and coach entrepreneurs at the FundingPost New Haven event on September 7, 2011, at the Lawn Club. The FundingPost Event registration and information are online at:

Top Venture Firms will gather at FundingPost's upcoming event to discuss the trends in Early-Stage Investing, hot sectors, sectors that these Angels and VCs look at, things that are most important to them when they are considering an Investment, the best and worst things an entrepreneur can do to get their attention, additional advice for entrepreneurs, and, of course, the best ways to reach these and other Investors.


  • Mike Downs, Partner, Fincham Downs

  • Keynote:

  • John Iorillo, Ambrose Co-CEO

  • Speakers:

  • Peter Longo, President and Exec Director, Connecticut Innovations
  • Patricia A. Meagher, Venture Partner, Dakota Ventures
  • Neil Anderson, Angel Investor, ARC Angel Fund
  • Mike Kane, Manager, Kestrel Asset Management
  • Victor Budnick, Managing Director, Ironwood Capital
  • John Warburg, Co-Founder, Warbros Venture Partners

  • "We are excited about returning to the New Haven area. It's a fantastic opportunity for an early-stage company to meet face to face with investors," said Joe Rubin, Director, FundingPost. "Early-stage VCs are always on the lookout for great ideas, and FundingPost is proud to provide a forum for these investors to locate promising new ventures. We hear new success stories from companies raising capital at our events all the time!"

    As with all FundingPost events, there will be pitching and plenty of networking time for the entrepreneurs to meet the investors during the cocktail party! There is still space available, but the seating is limited! To register to attend, visit:

    With over 10,000 CEOs and 700 Venture Capital Funds attending events in 20 cities nationwide; a Printed Dealflow Magazine; and a deal-exchange website with over 7,700 VC and Angel Investor members and over 138,000 companies, that has, on average, made an introduction of an Investor to an Entrepreneur every business day since its inception; FundingPost believes that it is important to reach investors in every medium possible - both online and offline. For more information: (