Venture Capital 101: Understanding Venture Capital - Las Cruces

Arrowhead Discovery Park

4605 Research Park Circle
Las Cruces, NM 88001

Are you an aspiring entrepreneur, computer programmer, engineer, product developer, or tech enthusiast? Don’t miss this great opportunity to learn what venture capital is, how it works, and if it’s right for you from Estela Hernandez, Managing Director of Arrowhead Innovation Fund. This free session with discuss the Startup Finance Ecosystem, what type of companies get VC funding, the VC approach to company valuation, and how VC firms work.

About Estela Hernandez
Estela Hernandez is the Managing Director of Arrowhead Innovation Fund. She has over 15 years of leadership and management experience working in the public health, interior design, and business sectors. Estela has a particular interest in seed- and early-stage companies. Estela launched a design strategy firm in Las Cruces, New Mexico where she works at the intersection of design thinking and business strategy, helping entrepreneurs and startups design innovative business models and compelling customer experiences using new frameworks and tools. Since 2013, she has served as an Enterprise Advisor where she advises clients at Arrowhead Center, preparing them for the investment due diligence process. Hernandez is a Kauffman Fellow, a member of a distinctive world-wide network of expert innovation investors who provide smart, connected capital to fuel entrepreneurial change. Prior to earning an MBA in Design Strategy from the groundbreaking program at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco, Estela earned a Bachelor of Community Health from NMSU.

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Thursday, 16 November, 2017


Estela Hernandez