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Monday, November 16 • 12:00pm - 1:00pm
ICE Jam: Fund Your Startup!

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The first in the ICE Jam StartupWeek Series - don’t miss it, this event will be co-hosted with Alaska Center ICE (Center for Innovation, Commercialization, and Entrepreneurship), JEDC (Juneau Economic Development Council) and the Alaska Angel Conference.

Funding is the lifeblood of a startup company. We’ll be inviting partners from across the state who manage venture, investment, and angel funds who all work with startups to present some of their current investment and funding thesis as well announce any upcoming program deadlines, as well as broach conversation about some business loan programs that exist for small businesses. 

Bring your questions, this session will have plenty of Q&A time to dig deep into finding the right sources of funding to get your venture off the ground and then fund it through to growth.

Partnered with: Alaska Angel Conference / 49th State Angel Fund / McKinley Capital / JEDC / Alaska Investor Network & others to be announced. 

Session agenda includes brief 5 minute presentations from funders and an in-depth Q&A at the end. Register for the session by clicking the register button above. Note your one-time free registration is valid for ALL of the ICE Jam StartupWeek Series events.

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Brian Holst

Executive Director, Juneau Economic Development Council
Responsible for promoting economic development in the Capital City of Alaska. Manage staff and additional consultants working on discrete projects at local, statewide and national level.
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Will Fowler

Founder, Signal Rock Capital
About Signal Rock:Signal Rock is an early stage investing services startup with a mission to lower the barrier toentry for accredited investors and potential fund managers to get involved in angel investment,and empower existing investors and managers with efficient and usable tools... Read More →
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Cindy Mittlestadt

Fund Manager, Bristol Bay Development Fund
“Plant my seeds that change perceptions, and connect the disconnected.”  This is a personal mantra that conveys how Cindy navigates life and is aptly befitting to to connect the dots that further economic prosperity in the Alaska marketplace and beyond.  Cindy manages the Bristol... Read More →
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John Wanamaker

Director, Private Investments, McKinley Capital Management
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Gary J Klopfer

President, Alaska Investor Network
Our group is made up of accredited investors looking to invest in Alaskan startup companies.
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Nigel Sharp

Global Entrepreneur in Residence, Alaska Center for Innovation, Commercialization and Entrepreneurship
Nigel is the current Global Entrepreneur in Residence (GEIR) at the University of Alaska. A lifelong entrepreneur, Nigel engages as a mentor, adviser, guest lecturer, and panelist. Prior to this role, he served as the University of Colorado Boulder GEIR, where he co-founded a University... Read More →

Monday November 16, 2020 12:00pm - 1:00pm AKST