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Open Class: Introduction to Fundraising


Doors will open at 5:30pm EST, program begins at 6pm EST

Join 1776 for an open class, Introduction to Fundraising, a session designed to help you understand:

  • What is it like to raise capital and how should I prepare?
  • What is the fundraising experience like?
  • What milestones should I hit throughout my raise?
  • How do I find investors?

Learn from founders and investors who have been through it and lived to tell the tale. You’ll meet current 1776 members while you enjoy food and drinks before and after the program.

Brittany Heyd, 1776’s Managing Director, will be your host and moderator for the evening as you learn more about fundraising basics from the experts.

This first session is open to the public and kicks off a 1776 members-only 12-part Fundraising Series.

Monday, August 8 —¬†Doors will open at 5:30pm EST, program begins at 6pm EST


  • Brittany Heyd , Managing Director & General Counsel , 1776

    Brittany Heyd is Managing Director and General Counsel at 1776. As part of 1776's founding team, Brittany has been a critical part of taking the organization from inception of idea to initial execution to scaling into the global brand it…

  • Steve Graubart , CFO , 1776

    Steven Graubart, CFA, is the Chief Financial Officer of 1776. Previously he was Managing Director of Finance for the University of the District of Columbia, and has been CFO of a number of technology companies. He has been responsible for…

  • Ashley Larson , Vice President , Revolution

    Ashley Larson joined¬†Revolution Growth as a Vice President. Ashley brings over 10 years of experience in private equity, investment banking, and operations to Revolution Growth. Prior to joining Revolution, she was a Senior Associate at ABS Capital Partners. Earlier in…

  • Alexander Pessala , Principal , Middleland Capital

  • Susan Tynan , Founder & CEO , Framebridge

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