Past Events

Are You Raising Seed Capital in 2023? Fundraising Mastery Open House

March 1, 2023

Are you a Founder looking for resources to raise capital over the next six months?

The Fulcrum VA team hosted a Virtual Open House session on March 1st. They went into depth on our program design, our Mentor and Investor Network for growth, and our approach to working with founders through a successful fundraise.

This Virtual Open House featured Will Sacks (CEO, Fulcrum Venture Accelerator), Sharn Bassi (Program Manager, Fulcrum Venture Accelerator), Melanie Platt (Venture Partner) and Fulcrum alum Roger Mann (Smart Response)

Leveraging AI To Win The Market And Investors

Feb 22, 2023

Join us for an open discussion on how investors are preparing for AI technologies and what startup founders should be considering when implementing ChatGPT. 

Jeremy Burton, Platform Studio VC, CEO and Cofounder

Chhavi Singh, Cofounder Flyte, Fintech and AI startup Advisor 


Winning Pitch Decks That Get You Funded Feb 8, 2023

In this market, getting the attention of VC’s is harder than ever. On average, investors are spending a little more than 2 minutes reviewing a deck before they move on…

Join us with our Venture Partner, Melanie Platt and get the do’s and don’ts on creating a pitch deck that wins!


Raising Capital in an Economic Downturn: Myths and Truths for 2023 Feb 1, 2023

It’s no secret that in 2023, global economic changes are drastically affecting all aspects of our lives. Join us for both an Investor and a Founder perspective.  

John Albright, Managing Partner – Relay Ventures 
Dylan Robbins, CEO & Founder – Lucra Sports 

Investor roundtable Dec 2022

Watch the Fulcrum team and prominent investors for a frank and honest discussion about how founders can close seed funding in 2023.

Fundraising Mastery Open House 2022​

Take a peek at our Open house webinar  where you can watch our successful alumni and mentor, Daniel Nordberg (CEO – and Fulcrum Founder Will Sacks show you around our flagship program Fundraising Mastery.

Fundraising Mastery Open House

A glimpse inside Fundraising Mastery, our 3-month fundraising accelerator program for seed-stage mission-driven entrepreneurs with successful alum, Alexa Barker (CEO – Trip Abrood), Program Director Mike Schroeck, and Fulcrum Founder Will Sacks

New Year, New You,
New Fundraising Goals

We ended 2020 with a webinar on 25 fundraising mistakes. Will 2022 be the year where you raise your next funding round? Learn what you can do  to set yourself up for fundraising success.

Fundraising Fatigue & Rookie Fundraising Mistakes

In this session Fulcrum founder Will Sacks goes over 25 rookie fundraising mistakes that we see founders making over and over. Learn what not to do and what to do instead to succeed with your raise. 

How to Put Investors in a Trance

Storytelling is an art and a science, and it is a critical skill that can massively differentiate a founder when crafting a pitch, answering investor questions, and closing investors on your round. Learn how you can use storytelling to supercharge your results with investors.

How to Leverage Zoom to Close your Seed Round of Funding

How do I leverage zoom to my advantage? How do I stand-out, spark interest, draw positive attention, and take what used to be an offline conversation and turn that into an online experience vs just yet another zoom conversation?

The Anatomy Of An Investor Meeting

When you get in front of the right investors, how do you close them? In this free training Fulcrum Venture Accelerator founder Will Sacks teaches a 7 step process to massively increase your close rate in investor meetings.

Denver Startup Week: How to Fundraise SUCCESSFULLY During a Pandemic

What does the coronavirus pandemic mean for you as a startup founder raising money? How do you navigate this new landscape? Is funding drying up or are there new opportunities being created?