Paul Nolde Chris Heivly Steve Waddell Ahmad Glover

Securing Your Success: Mastering Investment Timing in the Value-driven Product Development Journey

A Talk by Paul Nolde , Dr. Ahmad Glover King of Online Capital Raising , Steve Waddell MBA, PMP and Chris Heivly

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About this Talk

Welcome to our highly anticipated panel discussion, a pivotal session for any Valuepreneur eager to transform an innovative idea into a successful product. Our distinguished panelists, Paul Nolde, Martin Kaszubowski, and Chris Heivly, bring a wealth of experience from the frontlines of investment and startup incubation. Today, they will shed light on the nuanced journey of seeking and securing investment, aligning it seamlessly with the stages of the Value-Driven Product Development (VDPD) process.

Navigating the landscape of investment is a critical skill for Valuepreneurs. Understanding when to inject capital into your venture can be the difference between flourishing and floundering. Our panelists will discuss not just the 'when' but also the 'how' of investment strategy, providing insights into the myriad options available at each stage of product development.

23 February 2024, 10:00 PM

Main Stage

10:00 PM - 11:15 PM

About The Speakers

Paul Nolde

Paul Nolde

Managing Director, 757 Collab

Early stage investing and acceleration

Paul Nolde

Ahmad Glover

Dr. Ahmad Glover King of Online Capital Raising

Founder & CEO, WIGL

Dr. Ahmad Glover is a seasoned expert in innovative startup fundraising. Notably, he has successfully raised over $6.5 million for WIGL through cutting-edge platforms like Start Engine, showcasing his proficiency in leveraging modern financial tools to secure substantial startup capital.

Ahmad Glover

Steve Waddell

Steve Waddell MBA, PMP

CEO, Valuepreneurs

As the CEO of Valuepreneurs and host of our Virtual Summit, II specialize in product development, blending key strategies into actionable insights. My expertise in the Value-Driven Product Development process guides each expert interview, providing valuable takeaways for attendees.

Steve Waddell

Chris Heivly

Chris Heivly

Managing Director at Build The Fort, LLC, Build The Fort

For the last decade, I have used my skills and experience as an entrepreneur, mentor, advisor, investor, startup community builder, speaker, coach and consultant to develop founders, startups and entrepreneurial ecosystems across the globe.

Chris Heivly

Innovate Hampton Roads

We are building an ecosystem here in HRVA focused on growing, guiding, and connecting entrepreneurs and the technology ecosystem in order to build a stronger and more innovative economy in our region.


Virginia Innovative Partnership Corporation

VIPC is the commercialization and seed stage economic development driver in the Commonwealth that leads funding, infrastructure, and policy initiatives to support Virginia's innovators, entrepreneurs, startups, and market development strategies.

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