Bootstrapping and Fundraising

Berlin Summer 2014 Semester

What are the various ways to capitalize your company in the very beginning? How do you ask friends and family for money to support you? What are the advantages and disadvantages of bootstrapping? What do local angel investors require before making an investment? How do you develop a target list of appropriate angel investors? What materials are required to raise angel investment? What milestones should you look to achieve next? How do you set your six month and twelve month objectives in the very beginning? How should you think about selling the business or exiting the business?

Goal:
Capitalize the business.

Date:
2014-10-23, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Jana Scharfschwerdt
CEO

Jana is advisor for startups and founders with her company Somea People Partners. She helps setting the right base for growth by working on a proper business model, getting the numbers right and helping to raise capital. After all she sets a proper foundation to form an e...

Florian Kosak
CEO, Tab Ticketbroker

Founder and CEO of 50Hours and Tab Ticketbroker

Marius Kraemer
Founder, TennisBuddy

Marius is the co-founder of Tennis Buddy, the "Uber for Tennis", which is an app that enables users find a tennis partner nearby in less than 10 minutes. Having built 30 apps over the past 3 years with reaching over 1000000 users altogether as well, Marius can provide dee...

Stephanie Kaiser
Head of Studio, wooga

Stephanie is Head of Studio at wooga, a company building social games for mobile and Facebook. Having started at wooga as the 2nd employee, Stephanie designed and developed the Facebook title Monster World. Since its launch in April 2010, the team has organically grow...

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