Demystifying Venture Capital | Fundraise Faster

Join us remotely for the first in a series hosted by local Minnesota-based investors to demystify venture capital.

About this Event

Raising venture funding can feel overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. Join us on March 25 to learn how to fundraise faster.


Throughout 2020, we will support a series of free, accessible educational events to help demystify venture capital – both for current and prospective entrepreneurs as well as prospective investors. Learn more about the series here.


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About the Presenters.


Brett Brohl is the founder and Managing Director of The Syndicate Fund. He is an entrepreneur first. With multiple exits and at least one failure under his belt, he understands how hard it is to build a company. He is the Managing Director of the Techstars Farm to Fork Accelerator focused on tech enabled companies innovating in the food world. He was formerly the entrepreneur in residence at the Techstars Retail Accelerator and was the Director of Techstars Startup Next Food & Ag. Find Brett on Twitter @brettbrohl.


Mary Grove is a Partner at Revolution’s Rise of the Rest Seed Fund where she leads some of the fund’s investments in a range of sectors. Mary also manages the portfolio engagement platform to support the Rise of the Rest portfolio companies across the pillars of technology & tools, education, and community. Prior to joining Revolution, Mary spent 15 years at Google in Silicon Valley, New York City, and Zurich. She was the founding Director of Google for Entrepreneurs and led the company’s global efforts to support entrepreneurs and communities in over 100 countries. Find Mary on Twitter @marygrove.



  • 11:30-12:30 | Presentation
  • 12:30-1:00 | Q+A



Accessibility. We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Meg Steuer via email at [email protected] or call/text at 612-234-2228.


COVID-19. While we intend for most events to take place in the community to help foster new relationships, we are taking precautions in light of ongoing public health concerns and the first installment will be held via Zoom.


Mar 25 2020


11:30 am - 1:00 pm



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