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Capital Raising 101

9:00 am - 9:45 am

Dan Chorney
Vice President & Financial Advisor at Alliance Bernstein

Dan Chorney is a Vice President and Financial Advisor at Bernstein with more than 15 years of private wealth management experience. He focuses his practice primarily on advising entrepreneurs, founders and business executives who are managing growing companies or those who have had successful exits. Dan currently serves as Board President for the Foundation for Prader-Willi Research and sits on the Board of the Association for Corporate Growth (ACG) – New Jersey.

Course Description:

In this session, Dan will moderate a panel of 3-4 experts that he has curated specifically for this session. The participants include Stephane Levy, Partner at Cooley and
Mike Russell, Co-Founder, and CEO of Monument and a previous member of the founding teams Paintzen, Bombas, and MyClean. Join Dan as he asks the panel questions designed to educate other founders on VC funding and other alternatives they can consider.

Attendees will leave this session with a better understanding of how to:


  • Successfully solicit venture capital funding

  • Identify alternatives to traditional VC funding

  • Learn fundraising lessons from both sides of the aisle - VC and founder