Silicon Valley 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?
Plan to raise your first round.
2013-07-02, 06:30 PM
Founder & CEO, Breezy
Jared Hansen is the founder and CEO of Breezy, an industry-leading solution for secure mobile printing.
Prior to starting Breezy, Mr. Hansen was an attorney at Kirkland & Ellis LLP, representing private equity clients in M&A transactions. His frustration with the lack...
Founder/CEO, Founder Institute
Adeo Ressi is the founder and CEO of the Founder Institute, the world's largest startup-technology company accelerator. The Institute is the eighth startup that Mr. Ressi has founded or built, four of which were acquired and three of which are still operating. Mr. Ressi...
Madeline Duva is president of 3rd Eye Consulting and sits on the advisory boards of a number of companies, including Eye-Fi (www.eye.fi), Parrot (www.Parrot.com), Phone Halo (www.phonehalo.com), and Splashtop (www.splashtop.com). After several years at Fidelity Investment...