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2019 WeROC: Women Entrepreneurs Realizing Opportunities for Capital

October 24, 2019 @ 7:00 am - 3:00 pm MDT

WeROC:Women Entrepreneurs Realizing Opportunities for Capital

Are you a woman-owned business having trouble raising funds? Learn from successful women investors, business owners, and influencers the secrets behind fundraising and overcoming issues and perceptions that you may not even know about. This is a full day of learning and networking.

The WeRoc Conference is a one day event to be held October 24th, 2019 at Salt Lake Community College to investigate the “WHY” and the “HOW”,  for women raising funds for their companies.

WeROC Agenda:

7:00 am – 7:45 am        Registration and Networking    

8:00 am – 9:00 am        Breakfast and Keynote: Doreen Benson (Benson Funds


9:15 am – 10:15 am      Workshop Panels:      

                                      – Laying a Proper Foundation for Business Success: Matt Castleberry (Advanced CFO) | Whit Johnson (Stoel Rives) | Others TBA

                                      – Success Stories: Panel TBA


10:30 am – 11:30 am     Workshops Panels:

                                      – Changing Culture, leading young women entrepreneurs to ask for more and more often! Panel: Rose Maizner (Renewable Tech Ventures) |  Fraser Nelson (Salt Lake Tribune) | Tara Spalding (Hen House Ventures) | Others TBA

                                      – Alternative Financing Panel: Jolene Anderson (Keiretsu Forum) | Doreen Benson (Benson Funds) | Alex Eaton (Community Foundation of Utah) | Angela Jackson (Portland Seed Fund) | Katherine Hill Ritchie (Nottingham Spirk Family Office) | Alison Wistner (Upwell Health) | Others TBA


11:45 am – 12:45 pm     Lunch and Keynote: Mary-Lou Smulders (9th Gear)      


1:00 pm – 3:00 pm        WeROC Deal Forum 

Deal Forum Panel includes: Jolene Anderson (Keiretsu Forum) | Alex Daines (Peterson Partners) | Susannah Duke (Pelion Ventures) | Leslie Goldman (The Artemis Fund) | Andy Jorgensen (Lighthouse Investments) | Marcia Nelson (Alberleen Capital) | Katherine Hill Ritchie (Nottingham Spirk Family Office) | Tara Spalding (Hen House Ventures) | Others TBA

Deal Forum presenting companies include: Free to Feed | MedForums | Nurish | Prepear | Prenatal Hope | Teaching It Right | Others TBA

For thosen registered for WeROC, please join us for a cocktail reception 6-9p at Zions Bank downtown the evening before WeROC. 


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Salt Lake Community College – Miller Conference Center
9750 South 300 West, Sandy, UT 84070
Sandy, UT 84070 US
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