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Maurice WM Lee Solicitors are a Hong Kong law firm focused on legal services relating to business, finance, trust, investment, wealth management, creative industries and legislative lobbying.  Our experienced lawyers also provide legal services in key areas such as media, entertainment, dispute resolutions and China legal services.

Bootstrapping and Fundraising

Hong Kong Spring 2014 Semester

What are the various ways to capitalize your company in the very beginning? How do you ask friends and family for money to support you? What are the advantages and disadvantages of bootstrapping? What do local angel investors require before making an investment? How do you develop a target list of appropriate angel investors? What materials are required to raise angel investment? What milestones should you look to achieve next? How do you set your six month and twelve month objectives in the very beginning? How should you think about selling the business or exiting the business?

Goal:
Capitalize the business.

Date:
2014-09-01, 06:30 PM

Mentors


8.17
Rex Ng
President, 6waves


7.83
Kevin Leung
CEO, Muku Labs

Kevin Leung, a one man company who made multi-millions dollar through outsourcing everything. Kevin is a CUHK engineering alum with a MBA degree from Oxford. Inspired by Pebble, which raised USD10M in a month through crowdfunding, he decided to quit his job and ventur...

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Martin Kessler
Founder, Phonejoy

Founder and Former CEO/MD of Phonejoy, a hardware gaming startup based in Cyberport Hong Kong. Raised over $900k in funding, generated deal size over $200k revenue. Built up entire IT/Marketing/Ops/CRM/Distribution infrastructure of Phonejoy. Featured in Wall Street Journ...

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