Bootstrapping and Fundraising

Saint Petersburg 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:
2014-08-04, 07:00 PM

Mentors


8.44
Jane Smorodnikova
CEO, LikeHack.com

Startup evangelist & entrepreneur. CEO at LikeHack - content curation technology company that provides marketers with content their audience will like. Author at Freshle.com and advisor at CoffeeLab.vc.

9.22
Andrei Komarovski
Director, Founders Institute Saint-Petersburg

Entrepreneur, co-founder at CoffeeLab.vc, director at Founder Institute in Saint-Petersburg. His extrensive experience of starting and operating companies spans several industries, including manufacturing, restaurant, and IT. He lectures, mentors, and speaks at events an...

7.78
Pavel Pravdin
COO, Interweb Lab


8.67
Sergey Gribov
Managing Partner, Startup Access

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