Angel Venture Fair’s Snake Pit 2017

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Fox Rothschild LLP
2000 Market St
Philadelphia, PA
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Join us at Angel Venture Fair’s sixth annual Snake Pit, which teaches entrepreneurs what different funding sources look for when providing capital to grow a business. Three entrepreneurs will each make 10-minute presentations, followed by five minutes of questions from funding source panelists. The moderators will be:

Moderator of Entrepreneurial Presentations: Howard Heyman, Partner, Baker Tilly
Moderator of Funding Sources Panel Discussion: Elizabeth Sigety, Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

After the presentations, there will be a panel discussion on what investors look for and how they evaluate opportunity, followed by questions from the audience.

Funding Source Panelists:

  • Sid Amster, Angel Investor, Investor Circle
  • Kendra Brill, Managing Director, DiSimone Group Investments
  • Katherine O’Neill, Managing Partner, Jump Start NJ Angel Network
  • Tom Penn, Partner, MVP Capital Partners
  • Bernie Rudnick, Chief Judge of the Angel Venture Fair and Angel Investor
  • Mike Rainone, Market President, BB&T Bank


  • 7:30 to 8 a.m. – Networking, registration and continental breakfast
  • 8 to 8:10 a.m. – Introductions
  • 8:10 to 9 a.m. – Three entrepreneurial presentations
  • 9 to 9:30 a.m. – Panel discussion with Q&A

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