Hina Mehta

Director, VIPC

Hina Mehta is the director of University Programs for the Commercialization Division at Virginia Innovation Partnership Corporation. She participates in the development and execution of the Commonwealth Commercialization Fund (CCF) grant programs and serves as the lead for promoting and managing the CCF’s university-focused programs.

Previously, she was director of George Mason University’s Office of Technology Transfer, where she engaged with and supported commercialization-minded research faculty.

She’s mentor to teams participating in customer discovery programs at Mid Atlantic NSF I-Corps hub. She also serves as technology transition expert and reviewer at several state and federal agencies.

10.00 am - 10.55 am PANEL: Presented by Visitor Guard

Saturday April 20, 2024

PANEL: Raising capital from angels, family-friends networks and VCs

Hina Mehta

Marc Steren
Sahil Rahman
Ramesh Mahal
The panel discussion featuring experts in startup financing and startup founders who have raised capital will discuss strategies for raising capital from angels, family/friends’ networks, and venture capitalists (VCs). You’ll hear from experienced investors and successful founders who have navigated the fundraising landscape firsthand. Topics covered will include angel investing, family/friends’ networks, venture capital, and navigating the fundraising journey.