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How To Fund Your Tech Startup | Michael Girdley (VC at Geekdom Fund)

August 4 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm


Join us as Geekdom Fund partner, Michael Girdley shares his insights and experiences on investing in early stage tech startups. Come ready with questions about timing your raise, approaching angels, structuring terms, and hitting key points to attract investors.

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This event is intended for startups which are in the process of raising funds, or who plan to raise capital from institutional investors in the future. These startups generally meet the following criteria:

  • B2B / B2C — Either
  • INDUSTRY — Internet-tech related
  • PRODUCT TECH — Any business where internet-tech is a core component of the business function
  • STAGE — MVP (self-funded, working prototype); Product-Market Fit (seed investment, V1.0 product released)
  • BUSINESS FUNCTION — Fundraising


  • What are seed and series A investors in startups looking for?
  • How do you get find investors?
  • When will VCs care about my business?
  • .. Or any questions you have.


Michael is a long-time entrepreneur and investor from San Antonio. His published works include 6 books on Java Programming with a focus on web applications. He holds a computer science degree with honors from Lafayette College. Michael has worked in enterprise software (BEA / WebLogic), security (RSA Security), venture capitalist (Geekdom Fund) and as CEO of Alamo Fireworks.

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