The World’s First Online Venture Capital Firm, FundersClub, Produces Accredited Investor Conference

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FundersClub is producing its first conference specifically tailored to an elite, accredited investor audience on Sept. 12 in San Francisco, CA.

The Investor Conference

The UPROUND™ Conference is gathering some of the brightest minds in the private investment community and an equally high-caliber group of founders and CEOs from some of the most promising startup companies in Silicon Valley.

Confirmed speakers and panelists include well-known investors such as: Josh Kopelman (managing partner at First Round Capital), Aileen Lee (founder of Cowboy Ventures and partner at Kleiner Perkings), Garry Tan (partner at Y Combinator), Mahendra Ramsinghani (managing director First Step Fund and author of The Business of Venture Capital), Alex Mittal (CEO FundersClub), George Kellerman (partner at 500 Startups), Aydin Senkut (founder and managing director of Felicis Ventures), Andy White (partner at VegasTechFund), and Ariel Poler (serial entrepreneur and angel investor).

Held at the Mission Bay Conference Center, this one-day event will be an opportunity for venture capitalists, angel investors and startup founders to engage in an intimate networking environment, discuss trends in the startup world, and share strategies for successful seed funding.

Early-bird registration for the general audience is $350 and ends on Aug. 23. Conference passes will go up to the regular price of $600 after that date. For more information, go to: http://www.upround.co

About FundersClub

FundersClub is the world’s first online venture capital firm, making it easy for elite
startups and accredited investors to connect. The FundersClub network of 6,700+ accredited investors get access to pre-screened, high-growth-potential startups, once only presented to an exclusive group of Silicon Valley insiders. In return, investors help companies succeed through capital and value-added support, from early-stage to successful exit or IPO.

Alex Mittal and Boris Silver launched FundersClub in July 2012 with one goal in mind – to change the way the world fundraises and invests. Together they had founded five companies, raised more than $20 million in funding and invested as angels in other startups. For FundersClub, the pair raised capital through their own platform and from other top investors including Y Combinator, First Round Capital, Spark Capital, Intel Capital, Andreessen Horowitz, Felicis Ventures, and Tim Draper. All FundersClub members with access to investment opportunities have been certified as accredited investors.

To learn more about FundersClub visit http://www.fundersclub.com.
For further details on how the platform works visit: http://www.fundersclub.com/site/howitworks/.

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