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1871 – Are you Investor Ready with Karen Gordon

June 13, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Are you ready to speak to investors?

Have you got a financial model that you are confident in that mirrors your business model?

In this workshop, we will explore how to get your financial model and business model to align. We will address investor questions that can blow up a meeting or not trigger interest. There is no longer a need to be afraid of your financials.


1. Increase your confidence in your financials and learn why they must tell the same story as your business model

2. Learn what are your most important KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)

3. Understand your investor readiness

Who should attend

  1. Have been working on your business for at least for one year
  2. Are you at the point where you are looking for or thinking about looking for funding
  3. Met with investors but couldn’t answer the investor’s questions


Karen has been mentoring at 1871 for almost six years. Her early career was financially focused where she provided financial data and training to the Wall Street analysts who crunched financial data for deal evaluation. Throughout her 30 year career, Karen has to lead many new business efforts and always excelled at connecting the business model to the financial model. Karen has been an angel investor but for the next four years will be investing in her daughter’s project – undergrad at Penn/Wharton. Karen is on her 5th and 6th startup.


Register Here: https://goo.gl/LeHVPJ



June 13, 2018
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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CushWake Room 1.08
1871, 222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #1212w
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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