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Bootstrapping and Fundraising

Barcelona Autumn 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?

Capitalize the business.
2015-02-24, 06:30 PM


Gerard Olivé
Founder & CEO, BeFactory and BeRepublic

Founder & CEO of BeFactory, a digital business incubator, with offices in Barcelona, Paris, London, Santiago de Chile, Bogotá, México DF, Buenos Aires and Lima. Founder and Chairman of WebRepublic, now BeRepublic, a full-service interactive marketing agency and develo...

Luis Martín Cabiedes
Partner, Cabiedes & Partners

Martin Luis Cabiedes is one of the most well known early stage investors in Spain and founding partner of CABIEDES & PARTNERS. Ex-CEO of Europa Press and lecturer at the Entrepreneurship program of IESE Business School. He specialieses in seed and early stage investments...

Nico Bour
Founder & CEO, Verticomm Network (Uvinum, Sportivic, Babibum & Mascotic)

Licenciado en International Management y MBA por ESADE Business School, comenzó su carrera como Internet Manager para Planeta DeAgostini Profesional y Formación en el 2001. Después de pasar por Softonic como Ecommerce Manager, vuelve al Grupo Planeta, pero esta vez como ...

Christoph Sollich
Christoph Sollich - The Pitch Doctor, Startup Consultant (Warsaw FI) , Startup Consultant

Christoph Sollich is a freelance startup consultant specializing in business model generation, strategy, marketing and pitching. After writing his diploma thesis about “Virtual Communities” (old-school speak for “Social Networks”) and a detour through advertising (as ...

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