Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Capital for Your Idea

Date: 2014-04-01, 06:30 PM
Location: University of Technology, Sydney, Glass House, Ground Level, Building 5, Block A, Darling Drive, Haymarket
Do you have a business idea or product that needs funding? Do you want to learn how startup funding works, what you need to do before trying to raise funding, and where you can go to get it? Then join us for this beginner fundraising workshop, which will provide practical, step by step advice, and feature talks from entrepreneurs who have successfully raised money for their businesses. Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more. Join us for a great event!

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Who should attend?

  • Anyone who is thinking about raising money for their idea or business 
  • Anyone that wants an understanding of fundraising for early stage businesses and products 

 

 What are some of the topics?

  • The key metrics and pre-requisites for raising funding, and the anatomy of a "fundable" company
  • How to make yourself more attractive to investors
  • How to utilise online fundraising networks and platforms, like AngelList, Gust, Kickstarter, and Indiegogo. 
  • How to meet and work with different sources of capital, such as friends and family, angel investors, venture capitalists, government grants and loans, and more. 
  • and more...

 

What is the agenda?

  • Welcome and socialising
  • Overview of startup fundraising
  • Talks from entrepreneurs who have raised capital
  • Question and answer
  • Introduction to the Founder Institute
  • Discussion and drinks at a local bar

 

 This event is free to attend. Join us for a fun evening! For more free startup events, visit http://fi.co/events.