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Voice of an Angel: A candid conversation about early-stage investing — June 17, 2020

COVID is having a profound impact on the fundraising landscape. Join Carol Curley for a conversation on the future of early-stage investing!

COVID-19 is having a profound impact on the fundraising landscape for startup founders. Fundraising is a daunting proposition without an economy-altering pandemic; now it’s even more challenging. Carol Curley joins WAFFA to demystify the current state of the fundraising landscape. There will be ample time for Q&A!

Date: June 17, 2020 
Time: 5 – 6 pm ET / 2– 3 pm PT
Location: Online
Cost: FREE

About Carol Curley

Chief Investment Officer, Charian Ventures

Carol A. Curley, CFA is the Chief Investment Officer of Charian Ventures, a Managing Director at Golden Seeds, and a member of New York Angels. Carol has been investing in and advising early-stage companies for over 20 years. She is a frequent judge and panelist and serves on the Advisory Board of Penn Wharton Entrepreneurship. Carol has held senior positions in both Investment Banking and Asset Management firms. In addition, she has served as an Adjunct Professor of Finance in the Graduate Programs of both The University of Dallas and Pace University. Carol holds a BA in Economics from Wellesley College, an MBA in Finance from The Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania and is a Chartered Financial Analyst. Carol writes about topics impacting Angel Investing in her Blog:

Moderator: Laura Colagrande 

Co-Founder, Chippin Snacks

About WAFFA 

The Wharton Alumnae Founders & Funders Association (WAFFA) is a 501c3 non-profit organization. Our mission is to accelerate the success of Penn Wharton female founders and investors. Today, 13% of Penn founders are women but they raise just 6% of venture capital. WAFFA harnesses the power of the Penn Wharton network to educate, support, and foster connections for female founders and funders.