We have postponed this event and will post the new date information soon.

Learn from Experienced Investors & Entrepreneurs

Raising equity capital is challenging at best. Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur™ is designed to educate and prepare growth-oriented entrepreneurs to successfully engage private equity investors.

Attendees will:


List of experienced investors and entrepreneurs who will lead this Investor-Ready Entrepreneur include:

Will Joyner
Will Joyner
Kilpatrick Townsend
transactional attorney
Troy Knauss
Troy Knauss
Guardant Partners
entrepreneur & investor
Greg Frisby
Greg Frisby
Sensory Analytics
serial entrepreneur and investor
Bill Warner
Bill Warner
investor & early stage fund executive
Dr. CohenKEYNOTE: Dr. Daniel Cohen
Wake Forest University

Dr. Cohen built a large business and sold it to a private equity firm. He also founded Cornell’s e-Lab, and now teaches at WFU.


How to Register

The Becoming an Investor-Ready Entrepreneur registration fee is $295; however, you are eligible for a special scholarship rate of $95 courtesy of our state and local sponsors.

Remember to select your sponsor/partner to get the $95 rate.

Space is limited, so registrations are being accepted on a first come, first served basis.


Cancellation Policy 

Cancellation and refund requests will be honored until 5 PM on May 20, 2016.  Check payments should be received by the SBTDC on or before May 20, 2016 to maintain registered status.

What Entrepreneurs Say...

"I learned more about the equity investment process, procedures, what is truly valued and expected in one day than I have in several months stumbling through the process."

"I wanted to let you know that I personally loved the course the other day. I have been to many Merger-Acquisition Courses and Forums etc. But, your guest panel was amazing and very interesting. I felt that every time [they] spoke they were giving it to us straight and not just the textbook response. You made it fun. That’s not easy, especially when everyone in the room is hoping that you are going to give them the magical key to their success."

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