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Afternoon: Investment Banker panel


A panel of the country’s top technology investment bankers will be on a panel to discuss the current IPO and M&A markets, valuation trends, raising capital for early-stage companies, services each respective firm can offer early-stage companies, followed by one-on-one meetings to discuss your respective needs. It is interesting to note, that each of these investment banking firms have worked with early-stage technology companies in the Pittsburgh region, in industries ranging from robotics to medical device companies.

Jerry Darko, Senior Vice President at Raymond James, San Francisco, CA
Scot Sedlacek, Managing Director at Mooreland Partners, New York, NY
Samrat Karnik, Managing Director at Capstone Headwaters, Greenwich, CT
Paul Mulé, Executive Director, JP Morgan Chase & Co., New York, NY

Donna Myers, Chief Executive Officer, Salsa Labs, Inc. Donna oversaw rapid growth as President of DonorPro, expanding their suite of nonprofit fundraising solutions, bolstering their customer acquisition, and successfully guiding the 2015 merger with Salsa Labs, Inc.


  • 11:30 am - 12:15 pm Registration, box lunches and networking

  • 12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Panel discussion

  • 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm One on one meetings (20 minutes each); sign up required. Signup for office hours here.

Earlier Event: October 8
NAF Member Meeting
Later Event: October 9
Toyota AI Ventures panel + party