Bootstrapping and Fundraising
San Francisco Winter 2013 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?
Capitalize the business.
2014-03-03, 06:30 PM
Rajesh Setty - Co-founder and CMO, iCharts (Silicon Valley FI), WittyParrot
Rajesh "Raj" Setty is co-founder and president of WittyParrot (www.wittyparrot.com). He is a business alchemist and serial entrepreneur based in Silicon Valley. Raj serves on the boards of multiple startup companies both in US and in India. Raj currently chairs a calendar...
Senior Manager of Business Development, IndieGoGo
Bret is the Senior Manager of Business Development at IndieGoGo. He's been an entrepreneurial leader with 8+ years' proven success in cultivating high-revenue strategic partnerships at industry leading companies in both the start-up and mid-size phases. He has a succes...