Fundraising

Malaysia Spring 2013 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:
2013-07-08, 06:30 PM

Mentors


8.75
Ran Makavy
Growth Manager, DFJ

At Facebook, Ran is responsible for building Facebook’s international user base with a focus on high engagement and mobile usage. Before Facebook, Ran was CEO and co-founder of Snaptu, a leading mobile application platform acquired by Facebook. Ran has lived and worke...

9.50
Niket Desai
GSD Wizard + Product, Punchd, Google

Niket Desai is a Co-founder and was Product Lead of Punchd (now Google). He currently works on assignment at Motorola (Google owned) on next generation phone research and development. He loves going to music festivals and occasionally guest lectures at UC Berkeley. On...

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