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Tuesday, September 10 • 9:00am - 10:00am
Avoiding These Common Funding Mistakes

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Panel: Ray Jones (Expert in Residence; Ohio State) Jill Raderstorf (Ohio Innovation Fund), Owen Pohl (Chase)

Moderator: Josh Borean (Gillespie Law Group)

Hear from a panel of seasoned investors about the most common mistakes they see entrepreneurs make. These panelists have seen it all and are sharing the information they wish you knew. Moderated by a startup attorney who has also witnessed his share of mistakes that can derail a deal, this panel of experts will help you avoid distractions and get investors to focus on what's important: you and your company.

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Jerome Jones

Small Business Consultant, U. S. Small Business Administration
Jerome W. Jones is a Lender Relations Specialist with The U. S. Small Business Administration. Prior to joining the SBA Jones was a Certified Business Advisor with The Ohio Small Business Development Center at Columbus State Community College and Managing Member of The Danash Group... Read More →
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Owen Pohl

Area Manager for Greater Columbus Business Banking, JPMorgan Chase
Owen Pohl joined JPMorgan Chase Bank in 2006.  He brings 25 years of Business Banking experience.Born in San Diego and raised in Centerville, Ohio, Owen earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from Bowling Green State University. He lives in Powell, Ohio where he enjoys coaching lacrosse... Read More →
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Ray Jones

Expert-in-Residence, The Ohio State University
Ray Jones, currently an Expert-in-Residence at The Ohio State University, has worked in technology business development and venture capital for 13 years including as an early Partner at Andreessen Horowitz (a16z). Jones was a leader in market development and sourcing deals for a16z... Read More →
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Josh Borean

Partner, The Gillespie Law Group
Josh has a broad technology and business law background.  He’s worked as chief in-house counsel at a successful medical-software start-up and worked at as a corporate associate at large regional firm, representing clients in industries ranging from real estate development, restaurant... Read More →
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Jill Raderstorf

Partner, Ohio Innovation Fund
As a partner at the Ohio Innovation Fund, Jill Raderstorf manages due diligence and the Student Experience Program, which has introduced more than 50 students to venture capital since its inception in 2018. She formerly worked as a risk management examiner at the FDIC and as a senior... Read More →

Tuesday September 10, 2019 9:00am - 10:00am EDT
Lincoln Theater - Ambition Stage 769 E Long St, Columbus, OH 43203