Weatherhead Entrepreneurship Series: Financing Startups

Raising capital is one of the most important parts of getting a high-potential company off the ground. Whether you are an investor or a founder, understanding the keys to financing a new business is crucial.

Join the Weatherhead School of Management for the Weatherhead Entrepreneurship Series: Financing Startups event Monday, Feb. 6, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Tinkham Veale University Center.

The event will feature an expert discussion about:

  • The emerging trends in early-stage investing;
  • What is most important to experienced investors when considering a new start-up opportunity;
  • How entrepreneurs have successfully raised money from investors; and
  • The dos and don’ts for meeting and pitching angel investors and venture capitalists.

The panel presentation and discussion will be held from 6 to 7 p.m., with a reception and networking from 7 to 8 p.m.

Suzanne Rivera, vice president for research and technology management, will moderate the discussion.

The panel will be composed of:

  • Stephanie Harrington, CEO of Matrix Medical Devices LLC;
  • Marcella Kanfer Rolnick, vice chair of GOJO Industries; and
  • Charu Ramanathan, co-founder and chief scientific officer of CardioInsight.

Learn more about the panelists and register for the event at