The South Bend – Elkhart Regional Partnership is excited to bring back one of the incredible keynote speakers from Founder Factory 2021! Luke Cooper will join us for a Virtual Fireside Chat to celebrate Black History Month. Luke is a serial entrepreneur, growth leader, and merger lawyer, as well as a partner at San Francisco based Preface Ventures and founder and CEO of Latimer, a $250MM venture fund with the mission of helping underrepresented founders reach incredible outcomes.
Luke will share insights into his personal entrepreneurial experience, as well as that of the entrepreneurs he has helped to the next level. With his incredible 20+ years of leadership, strategic planning, and growth execution experience, this Virtual Fireside Chat will dive into insider tips on how to successfully seek out and secure funding, building a scalable business, and how to systemically address bias in the funding and development process. Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions.