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Funding Your Next Big Idea

Friday, April 11

Entrepreneurs know that the key to getting a big idea off the ground is access to start-up capital. Join us to learn what it takes to get the funding you need to move your business dreams forward with Gil Beyda.

Attendees will hear from Gil Beyda, founder and managing partner of Genacast Ventures, a seed fund formed in partnership with Comcast Ventures. Gil is an experienced entrepreneur starting companies such as Mind Games and Real Media and one of his past investments through Genacast Ventures was bought by Google in 2010.

In addition, a seasoned local entrepreneur will discuss the key steps when seeking investors.

417 N. 8th Street


  • Gil Beyda

    Gil Beyda

    Gil is a seasoned entrepreneur turned venture capitalist. Gil launched his first company Mind Games in 1982 to develop games for the original Apple II. Gil then started a software consulting firm with Fortune 100 clients in the U.S., Asia and Europe.

    In 1995, Gil helped pioneer Internet advertising by founding Real Media, the first online ad network and ad server company. After Real Media was acquired in 2001, Gil pioneered the next wave of online advertising as CTO of TACODA, the first behavioral targeting, ad network. Following AOL’s acquisition of TACODA in 2007, Gil founded Genacast Ventures in partnership with Comcast Ventures.