Our first speaker, investment banker Aaron Travis, helped raise $30 million for 17 startups in the past year, including a $3.9M round for medical device company Consano Medical. Travis is currently the managing director at Deal Labs, a firm that uses sophisticated data analysis to pair startups with investors based on location, expertise, and passion.
What you’ll learn
How the new JOBS Act legislation allows Deal Labs to use big data and automated marketing to find potential investors.
Why you need to find strategic and relevant investors for your offering.
How to create a sense of urgency and scarcity for your capital raise.
What unique challenges early stage medical device companies face in raising capital, and how the offering should be structured.
5:00 – 5:30 pm Registration + Meet & Greet
5:30 – 6:00 pm Featured Speaker: Aaron Travis
6:00 – 7:00 pm Let’s mix up!
Drinks & refreshment will be served.
About the speaker
Formerly with CircleUp, ThinkEquity, Wells Fargo Securities, Thomas Weisel, and Hambrecht & Quist, Aaron is an investment banking professional with over 19 years’ experience marketing public and private securities to institutional investors, as well as building relationships with company management, equity research sales, and equity position trading. Aaron focuses on small and mid cap companies in high growth sectors. Aaron holds licenses in Series 7, 55, 63 and 24 licenses. He has a BS in Finance from Georgetown University.