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Fundraising

New York 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:
2013-06-26, 06:30 PM

Mentors


Saul Orbach
Managing Director, The Beachhead Group

Saul Orbach is a seasoned management professional with over 25 years of executive leadership experience in ‘turning vision into reality’ and managing companies and business projects. He is accomplished in launching and building startups, building emerging growth companies...

David Teten
Partner, ff Venture Capital

David Teten (teten.com) is a serial entrepreneur, Partner with ff Venture Capital (ffvc.com), and Founder and Chairman of Harvard Business School Alumni Angels of Greater New York. ff VC has made over 200 investments in over 70 companies since 1999. HBS Alumni Angels of N...

Jim Spare
CEO, Canesta (acq: MSFT)

Jim Spare has spent his career growing disruptive technology-related businesses through scale and exit, most recently as CEO of Canesta (sold to Microsoft in 2010). Jim has managed complexity from concept stage to $250M in revenue and is agile across technologies with ex...

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