First FUND Conference in Austin, Texas, Launches Thursday with 800+ Entrepreneurs and Investors

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National Network of Business Leaders Convene for Distinguished Speaking Engagements and Innovation Expo

FUND Conference Launches in Austin, TX

“For four years, we have assisted early- stage companies to connect with leading investors resulting in over 200 million in investments and providing all parties with opportunities for long-term strategy,” said Jessica Powell, COO of FUND Conference.

FUND Conference, a prominent national network of entrepreneurs and investors, hosts its fourth annual event in Austin, Texas, Thursday, April 26, at the new Fairmont hotel in the Central Business District.

With a focus on curated deal flow, captivating content, and same day connections, the Conference will feature a full day of keynotes and panel presentations from a variety of influential business leaders across industries including Joshua Baer, Sara Brand, and Jay Samit. In addition to 16 speaking engagements, 100 innovative, highly scalable early -stage companies will exhibit in the entrepreneur expo. These presenting companies actively seek outside investment to ultimately propel their growth and profitability.

FUND Conference began in Chicago in 2015.

“For four years, we have assisted early- stage companies to connect with leading investors resulting in over 200 million in investments and providing all parties with opportunities for long-term strategy,” said Jessica Powell, COO of FUND Conference. “The FUND team supports thriving, entrepreneurial ecosystems for growing innovation in Chicago and now Austin with more cities planned for 2019.”

The Conference kicks off the morning of April 25, with a Women Investing in Women seminar, at Deloitte’s Austin offices, and a happy hour party for all ticket holders beginning at 5 p.m. at Capital Factory. FUND’s official legal industry sponsor is Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR), and two of its attorneys Robert Suffoletta and Scott Craig, will speak on Thursday.

"The attorneys of the WSGR firm are known for demonstrating technical excellence and establishing strong relationships with their clients," said RJ Pahura, FUND Conference Founder & CEO. "We are impressed by their many unique accomplishments and appreciate their advocacy for the advancement of entrepreneurship and its funding needs. We're proud to welcome them as partners and are excited to expand this event to Austin in support of their thriving entrepreneurial community.”

FUND Conference’s next conference is in Chicago in October.

About Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
For more than 50 years, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati has offered a broad range of services and legal disciplines focused on serving the principal challenges faced by the management and boards of directors of business enterprises. The firm is nationally recognized as a leader in the fields of corporate governance and finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, securities litigation, employment law, intellectual property, and antitrust, among many other areas of law. For more information, please visit http://www.wsgr.com.

About FUND Conference
FUND Conference is a national connector of entrepreneurs, VCs, angel investors, and industry experts with a focus on curated deal flow, captivating content, and same day connections. To date, the company has introduced over 300 startups to nearly 1,250 investors and has featured more than 150 distinguished speakers.

See the recap video here: FUND Conference 2017 Recap.

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FUND Conference | COO
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