Monday, May 2
9:00 – 9:30 AM EDT
Welcome, Overview of the Day, and Founder Introductions
9:30 – 10:30 AM EDT
Growing Your Revenues
Annual recurring revenue is key to Series A readiness. Hear how to convert leads to customers and manage sales cycles, and how to be capital efficient in doing so.
10:30 AM – 10:45 AM EDT
10:45 AM – 12:15 PM EDT
Pitching Your Company as a High Growth Opportunity
Female founders get questions about risk and challenges. Male founders get questions about growth and opportunity. Participate in a master class led by Dr. Dana Kanze to learn how to disrupt that bias.
12:15 PM – 1:15 PM EDT
Spend some non-programmed time with your fellow founders and get ready for the afternoon’s interactive activities.
1:15 PM – 2:30 PM EDT
Growing Your Balance Sheet
Hear what investors look for in a Series A investment — ARR, YOY growth, CAC/LTV, product market fit, clear strategic plan — and get tips on how to negotiate your terms.
2:30 PM – 3:45 PM EDT
Growing Your Team
Learn how to develop and retain a high performing team that enables you to be the leader and CEO who takes her company to the next level.
3:45 PM – 4:00 PM EDT
4:00 PM – 5:30 PM EDT
Company Presentation/Investor Feedback Sessions
Present your company’s business model and solution to investors in the Project W community for impactful feedback.
5:30 PM EDT
Wrap and Final Remarks
6:30 PM EDT
Build Your Network
Spend time over dinner getting to know your fellow founders and our amazing faculty of investors and experts.