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Sheppard Mullin is a full service AmLaw 100 firm with more than 600 attorneys in 16 offices located in the United States, Europe and Asia. Founded in 1927 on the principle that the firm would succeed only if its attorneys delivered prompt, high quality and cost-effective legal services, Sheppard Mullin provides legal counsel to U.S. and international clients. Companies turn to Sheppard Mullin to handle a full range of corporate and technology matters, high stakes litigation and complex financial transactions. In the U.S., the firm's clients include more than half of the Fortune 100 companies.

Azran Financial is a full-service Certified Public Accounting (CPA) and Advisory firm serving businesses and individuals in the areas of accounting, audit, tax, and advisory services.


Los Angeles 2013 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
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Dimitri Villard
CEO, Facet Capital Partners, LLC

Dimitri Villard is Managing Partner of Facet Capital Partners. From 2009 to 2013 he was CEO of Peer Media Technologies, Inc., (formerly ArtistDIRECT) which provided business intelligence services to the entertainment industry. He began his career in entertainment as a fou...

Joshua Azran
Partner/Owner, Azran Financial APC

Joshua V. Azran CPA/ABV/CFF, CMA, CGMA, CFE is Managing Partner and Owner of Azran Financial APC, a full-service Certified Public Accounting (CPA) and Advisory firm, based in Los Angeles. of As a CPA for Start-ups & Advisor to Entrepreneurs, Joshua has extensive experien...

Jilliene Helman
Jilliene Helman - Co-Founder & CEO, Realty Mogul (Los Angeles FI) , Realty Mogul

Jilliene is the CEO and Co-Founder of Realty Mogul. Previously she was a Vice President at Union Bank, where she spent time in Wealth Management, Finance and Risk Management. Jilliene is a Certified Wealth Strategist® and holds a Series 63 license. She brings real estate ...

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