Fundraising

Spring 2011 Los Angeles 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:
2011-06-06, 06:30 PM

Mentors


8.08
William Quigley
Partner, Clearstone Venture Partners

William Quigley joined Clearstone Venture Partners shortly after its formation and concentrates on its Internet and communications related investments. During his first two-and-a-half years with the firm, he worked out of the idealab! incubator and helped launch and lea...

8.38
Tom Marchesello
Director,Bainbridge Capital, former Special Ops Officer with Air Force Space Command

Tom Marchesello the Director of Private Equity Markets at Bainbridge Capital - Leading the deal sourcing team looking to place over $3 Billion of capital into mature and growing companies in North and South America. Tom handles all types of corporate acquisitions and Pri...

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