Top Ranked Venture Capital Firm SierraMaya360 To Hold Startup Event in Charlotte

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Held at Industry Coworking’s new location at the NC Music Factory, the SierraMaya360 Partners will introduce their fund to Charlotte and discuss empowering the region’s tech and startup communities.

Amish Shah, Eric Kagan, Glen Howard & Tony Potts

Amish Shah, Eric Kagan, Glen Howard & Tony Potts

We empower early stage companies through more than just capital... We make sure our companies have everything they need to move ahead of the crowd.

Top ranked venture capital firm SierraMaya360 will host a local event in Charlotte to share their story and experiences, and will discuss strategies for getting access to capital and building business relationships. Held by Start Charlotte, the event will be on Wednesday, December 10th at 6:00pm EST at Industry Coworking’s NC Music Factory location.

Founded by Managing Partners Amish Shah, Eric Kagan, Glen Howard and Tony Potts, SierraMaya360 is a nationally recognized and ranked venture capital firm with offices in Charlotte, Boston, San Francisco and Los Angeles. The firm was grown from Shah and Kagan’s angel fund Sierra Maya Ventures, which won Top Newcomer in Venture Capital: North America by Wealth and Finance International Magazine for 2014. The fund consistently ranks in Mattermark’s Top 50 Overall VCs. Following that success, the four partners came together with a new fund that invests in companies at the early stages, from Seed to Series A. SierraMaya360 will focus sharply on bridging the worlds of technology and hollywood to accelerate investment, growth and reach in sectors that include Mobile, eCommerce, Gaming, the Internet of Things, Healthcare IT and Consumer Products.

SierraMaya360’s Managing Partners will all be in Charlotte this week speaking to the startup community’s founders and investors. They will discuss gaining needed access to capital and building relationships to take startups to the next level. They will be sharing their entrepreneurial stories and experiences, and address how their 360 Approach helps startups in Charlotte and beyond accelerate growth and traction.

"We empower early stage companies through more than just capital," says Amish Shah, Managing Partner at SierraMaya360. "We get companies access to other top tier VC firms and provide assistance in areas like Operations, Marketing, Sales and Recruiting. Our approach is also unique in that it includes connections within Hollywood’s A-List celebrity network that are open to startup investing, advising and endorsements. We make sure our companies have everything they need to move ahead of the crowd."

The event in Charlotte will kick off their US tour that includes stops in Boston, New York City, Los Angeles, and San Francisco, Washington DC, Atlanta and Orlando. For more information about the event you can find it here http://www.startcharlotte.com/events/sierra-maya-360-introduction.html

ABOUT SIERRAMAYA360: SierraMaya360 is a full-service early stage venture capital firm. Our team is comprised of industry veterans with an extensive network of contacts in Silicon Valley, Hollywood, New York, Boston, Charlotte and now Silicon Beach. Our experience, network and expertise gives us a critical advantage to identify innovative opportunities long before they bubble up as a ‘trend’ on the national radar. Our firm was founded to leverage the success of angel fund Sierra Maya Ventures, which won Top Newcomer to Venture Capital 2014- North America by Wealth and Finance International Magazine and is consistently recognized a top-tier Angel/Seed fund. To learn more, visit http://www.sierramaya360.vc/.

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