January 16, 2019 Meeting

COME AND LEARN:   Small Business Owners and Biz Startups struggle to Pitch Products to Customers and Investors.  Learn what you need to WRITE smarter Product Sales and Funding Pitches

  1. WHY Small Businesses and Startups fail to get Funding
  2. HOW increase the odds of fundraising success
  3. WHAT Investors and Customers are Looking For
  4. HOW to Write Compelling Copy for Social Media and Investor Pitches

SPEAKER BACKGROUND: Patrick Donahue, a co-founder of INVESTyR, helps provide Biz Owners and Startups with the tools they need to gain superior access to Business Funding. Patrick has 17 years of capital markets experience including business development, financial modeling, investment research publication and investment banking.

  • Mentors at the Carlson School Growth Fund at the University of Minnesota
  • Past Programming Chair (‘06-‘09) and board member for the CFA Society of Minnesota
  • Served as a board member, board observer and advisory board member for several private companies.
  • Graduated Creighton University with Finance Degree with Honors
  • Holds the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation