Bootstrapping and Fundraising

Paris Autumn 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:
2015-01-06, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Maximilien Oursel
Partner, Pléiade Venture

Maximilien OURSEL has been Venture Capitalist since 1999 at Seeft and Pléiade Venture. He has invested in such successful companies as Adomos, Fimasys, iHush.com, Materiel.net or smartTrade. Before that he was an Analyst for a financial IT Asset Management firm and a Corp...

Alexandra Pottier
partner, Brunswick Société D'Avocats

Alexandra Pottier has been involved in the past 10 years’s in numerous venture capital, private equity and M&A. She advises managers, investors, companies at all stage of their development. She is the co-head of Brunswick corporate department, a french independent busine...

Cédric Naintré
Founder, Range-Moi

Founder at Range-Moi. The company allows people living in London and Paris to multiply storage space in their apartments using a smartphone to order boxes, fill them with their seasonal belongings, store them away or recall them without leaving home. Co-founder of the thi...

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