Sessions at Open Source Bridge 2011 about Strategy and Funding on Wednesday 22nd June

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  • How to ask for money

    by Selena Deckelmann

    Asking for money doesn’t have to be so hard. Whether you’re working on a non-profit, or a small side project. Or you’re bootstrapping a sweet new developer event. Or you want to find angel investing or venture capital… The same skills apply.

    Come learn all about how to ask for money from Selena Deckelmann and Scott Kveton. Selena co-founded Open Source Bridge, raises money for the open source project PostgreSQL and has found funding for many small non- and for-profit projects. Scott fundraised for the Oregon State University Open Source Lab, launched a bacon-focused startup and is currently CEO of Urban Airship, a VC-funded Portland, OR company.

    They’ll lead you through their process, their successes and failures.

    You’ll leave with proven strategies for developing relationships, asking the right questions and providing the right information to people who want to give you their money.

    At 2:30pm to 3:15pm, Wednesday 22nd June

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