Fall 2011 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?
Plan to raise your first round.
2012-02-02, 06:00 PM
Gioia Messinger - Founder and Chairman, Avaak, Inc. (San Diego/Orange County FI), LinkedObjects, Inc.
Gioia Messinger is a serial entrepreneur, executive and mentor. She is the Founder and CEO of LinkedObjects Inc. a newly formed company focused on making products smart, simple and social by connecting them to the Web. Most recently, she was Founder and CEO of Avaak, Inc...
Jon Carder - Founder and CEO, MOGL.com (San Diego FI) , 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...
Managing Partner , The Team Group, LLC.
Cliff Boro began his career on Wall Street in 1987 in the hedge fund industry working as a full-time Wall Street trader during his senior year at Dwight School. His career began on Wall Street working in several capacities at Steinhardt Partners, Soros Fund Management and...