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PD Dinner Program | Women's Entrepreneurship + VC 414

  • 02/28/2024
  • 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Pritzlaff - Ward 4 | 313 N Plankinton Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53203


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Dive into the world of entrepreneurship and Venture Capital with our exclusive dinner program! Together we'll explore the experiences of women in venture capital, learn from industry experts, and gain insights into smart investing strategies for women to drive a better, more inclusive region.

Join us for an evening of knowledge-sharing, networking, and discovering opportunities to excel in the dynamic realm of venture capital and investing.

Featured guests: Raquel Filmanowicz and Jennifer Abele, VC 414


5:00p - Networking

5:40p - Welcome & Intro

5:45p - Presentation/ Q&A

6:15p - Participant Questions

6:30p - Call to Action/ Defining “Better”

6:50p - Close


Purpose of VC, Overview, Data
How and why did you get into this work? What did it take to get VC 414 off the ground? Why is VC important? How are your answers impacted by your identity as women?

Mechanics of Venture Funding
How does one enter this world as an investor or founder? What is a minimum investment? Can groups/ associations invest? When is your business ready for VC investments/ what are you looking for in your founders?

Day In The Life
How do you spend your days? Who do you invest in and why? Highs and Lows re: this work? What have you learned/seen as a woman in this male-dominated industry? 

Reflections and Learning
What problems are founders solving for? Why are we (as women) great investors? What is possible when more women are investing/ invested in? Any national insights/ learning from cities across the nation or globally? Have any of your goals shifted since VC 414's inception?

Call to Action
How can we support your efforts? How will we know we're making a difference in this space? What does better look like?


VC 414 is an early stage venture capital firm that invests in high growth potential startups across the US, founded by women and other undercapitalized founders.

Program Coordinator: Megan Huse


(414) 374-3570
759 North Milwaukee Street, Suite 404
Milwaukee, WI 53202


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