Upcoming Events

SWAN POC Affinity Group Meeting

October 5 - 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm   
In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, SWAN's POC (People of Color) Affinity Group is pleased to welcome CEO and Co-Founder of Flash Parking, Juan Rodriguez, as the speaker on our October 5th webinar.  Rodriguez will discuss his entrepreneurial journey in the founding of FlashParking, as well as some of the challenges he sees that Hispanic entrepreneurs sometimes face. Following the presentation, there will be time allowed for asking questions and group discussion about how SWAN can encourage Hispanic entrepreneurship. All SWAN Members are welcome to attend. Registration information will be sent directly to SWAN members. Please reach out to SWAN Administrative Director Jenny Dielmann-Garcia at jenny.dielmann-garcia@swanimpact.org with any questions.

MassChallenge Community Coffee

October 6 - 8:30 am - 9:30 am   
MassChallenge will host a monthly morning round table coffee session at Codependent Coffee located in downtown Austin through December. These gatherings will be held on the first Thursday of every month from 8:30-9:30 a.m. CT. Dates for the fall gatherings: October 6 November 3 December 1 Check the link HERE to register for the date (or dates) you would like to attend. Founders, MC alumni, Experts, Partners, and SWAN members are invited to connect, learn, and exchange views about varying topics happening within the startup ecosystem. As noted earlier this year, SWAN and MassChallenge have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help each other foster deeper, richer connections that make our ecosystems stronger and to refer companies to one another.

Angel 101 Webinar – Introducing the Angel Experience

October 11 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   
Live interactive webinar, taught by SWAN leadership, and open to the public. This webinar answers these questions: What is an Angel Investor? What motivates Angels? What is “Impact” angel Investing all about? What are examples of typical Angel investments? How does the SWAN Impact Network operate?

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Angel 101 Webinar – Introducing the Angel Experience

October 13 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   
Live interactive webinar, taught by SWAN leadership, and open to the public. This webinar answers these questions: What is an Angel Investor? What motivates Angels? What is “Impact” angel Investing all about? What are examples of typical Angel investments? How does the SWAN Impact Network operate?

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SWAN Impact Network Q4 Pitch Event

October 13 - 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm   
This meeting is scheduled to be in person in both Austin and Dallas, with a simultaneous Zoom broadcast. Additional meeting details - including location and event timeline - are provided upon registration.  Closer to the event, we will make a determination if Covid requires this meeting to be Zoom-only. Please Note: In-person attendance in Dallas and Austin begins at 5:30 p.m. The presentations will run from 6:30-8:30 p.m., and small-group breakout rooms will run from 8:30-9:00 p.m. to allow attendees to ask further questions of the presenting companies.   It is by invitation only. If you are an accredited investor and would like to be invited please send an email to bob.bridge@swanimpact.org.
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Webinar: Angel Investing 203 – Measuring and Reporting Social Impact

October 18 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   
Live interactive webinar, taught by SWAN leadership, and open to the public. Covers how social-impact is measured. When you are making impact investments, you can apply the same rigor to assess the potential for impact returns as you do to assess the potential financial returns.

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Webinar: Angel Investing 203 – Measuring and Reporting Social Impact

October 20 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   
Live interactive webinar, taught by SWAN leadership, and open to the public. Covers how social-impact is measured. When you are making impact investments, you can apply the same rigor to assess the potential for impact returns as you do to assess the potential financial returns.

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Webinar: Angel Investing 201 – Introduction to Impact Investing

October 26 - 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm   
Live interactive webinar, taught by SWAN leadership, and open to the public. Covers the Big Picture: Basics of building an Investment Portfolio, and an introduction to how to do Due Diligence in order to increase the return from that portfolio.

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