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Bryan Cave LLP is a diversified international legal practice. The firm represents a wide variety of business, financial, institutional and individual clients, including publicly held multinational corporations, large and mid-sized privately held companies, partnerships and emerging companies.

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NextSpace is the workplace for the new economy. NextSpace provides innovative physical and virtual infrastructure that freelancers, entrepreneurs, and creative class professionals need to succeed in the 21st century knowledge economy.

Fundraising

Los Angeles Spring 2012 Semester

When is it realistic to raise capital for a brand new company? How should you calculate the amount of money to raise? How should you define the use use of proceeds? What materials are required to fundraise? How do you identify and qualify target angel and seed stage investors? How do you find a lead investor? What do investors expect from the company? What are typical investment structures and deal terms for seed-stage financing? How do you negotiate terms?

Goal:
Plan to raise your first round.

Date:
2012-07-09, 06:00 PM

Mentors


9.72
Scott Painter
CEO, TrueCar

Over the course of his prolific career, Scott Painter, CEO of TrueCar, Inc., has formed over 30 companies – the majority of which bring innovation and advancement to the retail automotive industry. A prolific fundraiser, Painter has risen over one one billion dollars fro...

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Oren Klaff
Director of Capital Markets, Intersection Capital

As Director of Capital Markets for investment bank Intersection Capital, Oren Klaff is responsible for managing the firm's capital raising platform which includes both direct capital raising and deal syndication . He has supervised and assisted in the placement of over $4...

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