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BDO Puerto Rico


Puerto Rico Summer 2012 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.
2012-09-19, 06:30 PM


Francisco Uriarte
Principal, ESP Group

Francisco J. Uriarte, PE, AVA, CMAA. Principal, ESP Group; CFO, Commercial Equipment Finance, Inc.; Advisor, Puerto Rico Medical Defense Insurance Company. Formerly Co-Founder, President & CEO of Supermercados Maximo, Inc. (SuperMax); Executive Director, Grupo Guayaca...

Luke Beatty
Vice President & General Manager, Yahoo!

Luke is a Vice President and General Manager at Yahoo! Associated Content, which he founded in 2005, was acquired by Yahoo! 2010. Associated Content is known as the web’s first crowd sourced media platform. Prior to founding Associated Content, Luke was the VP of Bus...

Daniel Hoffer
Co-Founder, Couchsurfing

Daniel Hoffer has been working with online communities and the Internet since 1990, when he ran an online Bulletin Board System (BBS) and created a non-profit statewide educational program in Massachusetts to connect physically disabled patients with elementary and high s...

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