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Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM May 21st, 2014
Location: Cassidy Turley 277 Park Avenue, 42nd Floor New York, NY 10172
Ticket: $100

One of the hardest presentations to deliver would be a pitch, particularly pitch to angel investors. You have got an incredible concept for a business and want an individual to present you cash to make it take place. The problem is that enterprise capitalists and angel buyers are heavily predisposed in opposition to you.

Pioneering angel investor, Bob Xu is coming to CorpStarter! Want to learn what an angel investor like Bob really care about when you try to pitch your businesses and ideas, the art of pitching to venture capitalists, and what every angel investor wants you to know? Here is the chance!


XU Xiaoping (Bob)

Mr. XU Xiaoping is the Founder of ZhenFund. He is also known as one of the China's pioneering angel investors, with distinctions from The Founder Magazine as "2010 Most Respected Angel Investor", "2011 Angel Investor of the Year", "2012 Best Angel Fund in China" and "2013 Best Angel investor in China".

Prior to founding ZhenFund, Mr. Xu was a Co-Founder of New Oriental Education & Technology Group (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private education in China. He is highly regarded among college students and considered a legendary figure by millions of young Chinese students studying abroad who were influenced by his writing, teaching and speeches.

Xiaoping is an active philanthropist and devout social responsibility advocate. He attended the Beijing Central Conservatory of Music in China and received his Masters in Music from the University of Saskatchewan. In 2006, China Southern People's Weekly voted Mr. Xu to be one of China's "50 Most Charismatic People" and in 2004, Forbes Magazine listed Mr. Xu as one of China's "Top 100 Celebrities".



Lijie Zhu
Lijie Zhu is Managing Director of Dragon Gate Investment Partners, Executive Officer of CorpOnline™ and CorpStarter™, and Partner of BRICS Connect Inc. Ms. Zhu has more than 10 years experience in the financial and media industry in America, Europe and Asia. She was Vice Director of The Council of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade, Chief Financial Officer for a US listed Chinese company, a credit analyst for Rogge Global Partners in London, and a financial analyst for Aufhauser Securities in New York. She also worked as a business reporter for China Center Television (CCTV) and China News Service. Ms. Zhu is a frequently invited speaker for international conferences and universities. She graduated with a MBA and a MS degree from the University of Alaska Fairbanks, and a BA degree in Journalism and a Law Degree from Lanzhou University in China. Lijie Zhu was honored as one of the 50 Outstanding Asian Americans in Business 2011 by the Asian American Business Development Center (AABDC).

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