October 18, 2023 

1-4pm   ET 1:1 Speed Dating Investor Meetings (Selected Startups Only)

4-5pm   Happy Hour Sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank 

Expansive, 1201 Connecticut Avenue, NW

We are thrilled to announce our second NEXT RAISE Seed to Series A Investor Event will be in collaboration with DC Startup Week 2023! Startups that are “investor ready” and raising a current round of Seed to Series A funding are able to apply to be selected for 1:1 speed dating investor meetings (in person only) from 1 to 4pm on Wednesday October 18th at Expansive, 1201 Connecticut Avenue, NW. This is a great opportunity for innovative, exciting, “investor ready” startups and Seed to Series A Investors. The 1:1 investor meetings will be followed by a Happy Hour sponsored by Silicon Valley Bank at 5pm. Thank you to NEXT RAISE Sponsors Capital Raise, Deloitte and Silicon Valley Bank.


1-4pm ET      1:1 Speed Dating Investor Meetings (Selected Startups Only)

4-5pm      Networking Happy Hour 

Location: Expansive, 1201 Connecticut Avenue, NW


*This Event is for Seed to Series A Startups actively fundraising and accredited investors only. Application is required.

Are you a Seed to Series A Founder?

Are you a Seed to Series A Investor?

NEXT RAISE will support entrepreneurs everywhere with a new, holistic approach to facilitating access to seed to Series A capital via a variety of events and tools, including:

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Investor Showcase

Seed to Series A Investor Showcase connecting investors with a select group of Investor Ready companies in partnership with Capital Raise

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Guidance on preparing a pitch deck and delivering a winning investor pitch with real-time feedback, click here for more information

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Investor Referrals via Capital Raise

Capital Raise matches startups with investors via a tech platform (NEXT clients Only)

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Founder Spotlight

One-on-One founder interviews with Anthony Millin on new Podcast to be launched in Q4 2023

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Equity crowdfunding tools via NEXT Partners Republic, WeFunder and others

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