Lightning Lessons is back again this week! Join us this Wednesday, July 24th at 11am PDT to hear Mark Peter Davis speak for a brief 10 minutes on fundraising strategies.

By Lauren Kim (Events Coordinator, Women 2.0)

For newcomers to Women 2.0’s new Lightning Lessons series, expect a productive 10 minutes where you can tune in for a bit of fresh insight and advice on a startup-related topic. Watching Lightning Lessons can help unveil a new perspective on a tough challenge you might currently be working through or even provide some inspiration to keep you fresh and get through the week!

Last week, we sat down with Easilydo founder Hetal Pandya to learn a bit about how to “Start, Listen, and Pivot.” If you missed it, you can watch the video, here.

Lightning Lesson Session #4 with Mark Peter Davis

If you missed the session, check out the Lightning Lessons #4 Video above! 

This week, we have Mark Peter Davis (Founder & Managing Partner, Interplay Ventures) sitting down to talk to Women 2.0 viewers about fundraising strategies.

Mark will be discussing the following three topics

           1. Seek fundraising alignment

           2. Understand how VCs think about valuation

           3. When to pick convertible note vs. equity

If any of these topics pertain to you, make sure to sign up here for the Lightning Lessons #4 free, live broadcast. Don’t forget to join us for the 15-minute live Twitter Q&A to follow the session. Just tweet your questions to @Women2 and @mpd  with the hashtag #w2LL.

More about Mark:

  • Venture Partner at High Peaks Venture Partners
  • Author of The Fundraising Rules
  • Founder of the Columbia Venture Community & NY Venture Community
  • On Twitter @mpd

What would you like to know about fundraising strategies?

laurenLauren Kim currently serves as the Events Coordinator at Women 2.0. She holds a B.A. in Development Studies (study of developing nations) from U.C. Berkeley and graduated from Phillips Exeter Academy. She is passionate about social entrepreneurship and women’s issues. In her spare time, she competes in hackathons and snowboards. Follow her on Twitter at @LaurenJisoo.