Fundraising

Spring 2011 Singapore 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:
2011-07-05, 06:30 PM

Mentors


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Steven Goh
CEO & Co-Founder, mig33

Steven is well experienced in developing and delivering successful Internet services for consumers, having first founded Australia’s first online stock brokerage company Sanford Securities Limited, prior to co-founding mig33. Steven is recognized as an authority on contem...

8.32
Amit Anand
Managing Partner, Verve Ventures

Currently: Co-Founder and Managing Partner of Verve Ventures, an early stage micro fund based out of Singapore. Recently: was advising/consulting for ScreamPoint (US, India), TotalSportsAsia (KL, India), Panini Keypad/CleverTexting (India), Sungame (US, Philippines, N...

8.32
James Chan
Investment Manager, Neoteny Labs

James is Investment Manager at Neoteny Labs, and works closely with General Partner Joichi Ito on the fund and its portfolio companies. Prior to Neoteny Labs, James served as Investment Manager at Walden International Singapore, where he worked on Seed Ventures IV Pte ...

8.32
Alvin Yap
CEO, TheMobileGamer Pte Ltd

Alvin is the CEO of TheMobileGamer, an award-winning and venture funded startup based in Singapore. TMG develops mobile social games played by over 2.5 million users across SEA and thousands more are joining each day.

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