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Both Sides of the Coin: How to Raise Angel Money by Thinking Like One

April 13, 2017 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

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Mark Schmulen, Founder of Jelly Capital and former Cofounder & CEO of Nutshell Mail (where he led a successful exit to Constant Contact) will provide his unique perspective on angel investing as a former cofounder and current angel investor. He’ll shed light on what he looks for in companies when investing, as well as steps he took to go from startup founder to investor.

Who Should Attend:

  • Founders interested in raising money from angel investors (now or in the future)
  • Startups looking to determine whether they will need to raise angel monies
  • Investors interested in expanding their portfolio to include early stage startups

What You’ll Learn:

  • The story behind Mark’s journey with Nutshell Mail and Jelly Capital
  • How Mark’s startup was able to raising a seed round from angel investors, and was ultimately acquired by Constant Contact
  • Mark’s insights as a former Co-Founder/CEO, and current experience as an angel investor

About the Speaker – Mark Schmulen:
Mark Schmulen is an entrepreneur, investor and advisor to both early-stage and middle-market companies. Currently, Mark runs Jelly Capital, a private investment firm, focused on providing liquidity, growth capital, recapitalizations and generational transfers for businesses with $1M – $5M in EBITDA. Previously, Mark was Cofounder and CEO of NutshellMail, a venture-backed social media marketing solution that was acquired by Constant Contact. At Constant Contact, Mark served as General Manager of the company’s social media business unit, where he was responsible for guiding Constant Contact’s social media product and go-to-market strategies that reached over 650,000 small business customers. Prior, Mark was an investment banking analyst at JPMorgan. Mark holds a Master of Science in Management from The Stanford Graduate School of Business and B.A. from The University of Pennsylvania.

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