Bootstrapping and Fundraising

Athens 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:
2014-09-09, 06:30 PM

Mentors


7.80
Nikos Goulis
CEO, Pamediakopes.gr

Nikos is an e-commerce expert with a hands-on experience in strategy, planning and tactical execution. He is actively leading a number of e-commerce projects by defining the strategy and managing the operations. He has got extensive experience in merchandising, conten...

7.50
Alex Eleftheriadis
Co-Founder, Vidyo

Chief Scientist and co-founder of Vidyo, an award-winning venture-backed company that develops videoconferencing products. Prior to Vidyo he was a tenured Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering at Columbia University, and he is currently Associate Professor in the ...

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