Fundraising

Summer 2011 Colombia 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:
2011-08-02, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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Nico Perez
Co-Founder, mixcloud.com

Nico is Co-founder and Creative Director of Mixcloud - an Internet radio company based in London, UK. He graduated from Cambridge University with a Masters in Aeronautical Engineering before working as an analyst in the renewable energy sector. Nico used his technical...

7.80
Mauricio Bejarano
Chief Strategy Officer/Board Member, ZIO Studios

MAURICIO BEJARANO - SENIOR GLOBAL STRATEGIST at THE RENDON GROUP Angel technology investor and entrepreneur with extensive experience in California-based technology companies. Chief Strategy Officer and board member at ZIO Studios, my most recent investment. At The...

7.90
Esteban Mancuso
Managing Partner, Velum Ventures SAS

Esteban Mancuso, Managing Partner at Velum Ventures Director of Donaccion.org (social crowdfunding) Former Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at Universidad Sergio Arboleda,. MBA from IE (Spain) ,Co founder at NautorPharma SA (Biotech company) Angel Investor ...

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