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Fall 2010 Berlin
Sessions: 2010-10-08 - 2011-02-04
Our vision is to Globalize Silicon Valley by creating and fostering local startup ecosystems in promising markets across the globe. We aim to help launch 1,000 technology companies per year in over 75 cities worldwide.
Taylor Wessing is a leading international law firm with a single-minded approach: to help our clients succeed. With over 750 lawyers in the UK, Germany, France and Belgium, we are able to provide unrivalled support for commercial organisations doing business in Europe across a full range of legal practice areas. Moreover we have a strong focus on the emerging markets such as China, India and the Middle East. Last but not least we have a strong client base in North America and Japan. Visit website for more information
Tonka is a young, independent agency based in Berlin, focusing on internet and mobile business and life style. We create communication strategies in close cooperation with our clients, focusing on their corporate objectives and delivering valuable communication solutions with a performance based approach. Visit website for more information.
kirikom's expertise is in Innovation and Communication Management. As a consultant and trendscout, Simone Kiri supports technology companies in setting up and optimizing their internal and external communication processes in a fast and efficient way. Visit website for more information.
The Institute identifies corporate supporters to reduce both the time and the costs of setting up a high tech business. Local partners are currently being recruited for this semester.
Fall 2010 Berlin SemesterWhen 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?