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Fundraising

Fall 2010 San Diego & Orange County 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:
2011-01-12, 06:00 PM

Mentors


7.07
Jon Carder
Founder & CEO, Mogl

Jon Carder is a serial Internet entrepreneur, who by the age of 30 had founded three multimillion dollar online businesses. In 2010, Jon started his 4th Company Mogl.com. Mogl is revolutionizing Loyalty Programs by turning eating out into a fun game that earns consumers c...

8.40
Mike Alfred
Co-Founder and CEO, BrightScope

Mike is Co-Founder and CEO of BrightScope. BrightScope is an independent provider of 401k ratings and financial intelligence to plan sponsors, advisors, and participants in all 50 states. Their mission is to increase the retirement security of America's workforce by bring...

9.00
Chester Ng
Co-Founder & CMO, SweetLabs

Chester Ng is a co-founder of SweetLabs, an app distribution company helping developers reach new users and OEMs monetize and differentiate devices through great app experiences. SweetLabs, the makers of the popular Pokki software, is based in San Diego and backed by Goog...

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