Spring 2010 Denver Area Semester
What is the right amount of money to raise from investors? How do you raise capital for a brand new company? How do you identify angels and other seed-stage investors? What do investors expect from the company? What are typical investment structures and deal terms for seed-stage financings? How do you negotiate terms?
Plan to raise your first round.
2010-08-17, 05:30 PM
CEO, Closely, Inc., (MapQuest, Jabber, Local Matters)
Perry Evans is CEO of a start-up called Closely, Inc., focused on the real-time social media industry. Mr. Evans has led the formation and early-mid-stage development of MapQuest, Jabber and Local Matters over the past dozen years. He is active on the Board of the Demin...
Chief Maniac, maniaTV
Massey originally trademarked the name maniaTV in 1998, launched the company in 2004 with major charter advertisers Dodge, Norelco and U.S. Navy, secured blue-chip Venture Capital investment, and successfully grew the company from zero revenue to over $500,000 per month b...
Vice President & General Manager, Yahoo!
Luke is a Vice President and General Manager at Yahoo! Associated Content, which he founded in 2005, was acquired by Yahoo! 2010. Associated Content is known as the web’s first crowd sourced media platform. Prior to founding Associated Content, Luke was the VP of Bus...
Co-Founder, CEO, UsingMiles.com (Wambo, eBags)
Jon is the co-founder of Wambo and co-founder/board member of eBags. Wambo’s "properties" are a portfolio of companies in which Wambo has become an investor, which includes UsedTunes, TrekShare, UsingMiles and a few more Web-based businesses. Jon founded eBags in 1998 and...