Fundraising

Singapore Summer 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:
2013-09-03, 06:30 PM

Mentors


7.96
Masahiko Honma
Founder and General Partner

Masahiko Honma is co-founder and general partner of Incubate Fund, social and mobile apps- focused venture fund in Tokyo. His key portfolios includes Pokelabo and Gumi, both are leading mobile social apps developer in Japan, and F-route, mobile contents distributer succes...

7.95
Saemin Ahn
Managing Partner, Rakuten Ventures

Saemin Ahn("Sae") is the Managing Partner at Rakuten Ventures. He is responsible for 1) leading and evaluating investments (team, product, IP, market, channels) 2) conducting due diligence and 3) analyzing deal structure in APAC. Prior to Rakuten Ventures, Sae was...

8.43
Sang Han
Vice President, Vertex Venture Management

Sang-Uh Han ("Sang") is currently serving as Vice President of Investments for Vertex Venture Management, responsible for deal-sourcing, execution, and investment management for both direct investments into companies and primary commitments into venture capital funds thr...

8.14
Douglas Khoo
Co-Founder, Qunar.com

Douglas Khoo has been involved in both the interactive and traditional advertising and marketing communications business for almost 20 years. He was a co-founder of Qunar.com and led the company's sales, marketing and business development activities until its acquisition ...

8.57
Jeffrey Paine
Founding Partner, Golden Gate Ventures

Jeffrey Paine is the founding partner of Golden Gate Ventures, an early stage technology seed fund based in Singapore. Jeff started and manages the Founder Institute in Singapore where he is currently overseeing its expansion in Southeast Asia, and Japan. Since 2010 the F...

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