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ConnectNow Investor Q&A forum featuring Mark Newhouse - Innosphere Fund

Innovation Pavilion 9200 East Mineral Avenue , Centennial, (map)

A unique opportunity for entrepreneurs and the startup community to “get real” with investors and influencers in the world of startup capital. Each session features a leader in the investment community, with dialog that cuts to the chase and close-up opportunities to get straight answers to real world questions. Get a handle on the thought process from the other side of the table, with knowledge that empowers regarding key capital-raising topics:

- Clarity about what matters to investors

- Insights on a case-by-case basis

- Best practices to get your round right

- Risk and return scenarios that actually happen - What is true “value add” and how to get it

- Investor types and targeting in the real world

- Readiness – what it means in practical terms

The event is hosted by Murray Arenson, CEO of Pluribus Capital and Managing Director of ConnectNow. ConnectNow is a leading access to capital program from Innovation Pavilion in partnership with Pluribus Capital.

Mark Newhouse has built his highly successful career delivering breakthrough products and businesses that have generated more than $2.0 billion in revenue. He has driven innovation in a broad range of markets. In the telecommunications market, he founded, and was the Vice President and General Manager of Corning Optical Networking Devices, a division of Corning, that sold the first optical switches widely deployed in communication networks. In the clean tech and consumer electronics markets, under his leadership as the Senior Vice President and Director of New Business Development, his organization developed products as diverse as backplane technology for OLED displays, laser projection technology for mobile phones, and Gorilla® Glass (for light weighting) and ultra-capacitors (for energy storage) for the automotive industry.

Mark is currently General Partner of Innosphere Fund and Board Member at Pleadge 1% Colorado. Mark is also a Partner at Covalency Partners, an Entrepreneur in Residence at the Center for Global Social and Sustainable Enterprise at Colorado State University, a Senior Advisor to PIM China (, and serves on the board of Bioptigen Inc., a medical device company.

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Office Hours: BOLD Legal and Singer Lewak team will be having Office hours after the meetup. Please contact us and let us know if you would be interested.

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