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Week 11: Intro to Raising Angel Funding with Samantha Wong of Blackbird and Startmate

Covers: Intro to raising early-stage funding from angel investors and seed funds. Discusses Startmate and Blackbird’s ethos and what they look for in founders and companies.

Host: Samantha Wong is a partner at Blackbird Ventures and Startmate accelerator.  Prior to joining Blackbird, she co-founded CapacityHQ, a professional services marketplace that sold to LegalVision. She also led product and strategy teams at SurfStitch.com after career-pivoting out of corporate law.