Financing Your Startup

Washington, D.C. Campus

GA D.C.
509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington D.C. 20004

Past Locations for this Event

Financing Your Startup

Washington, D.C.

Washington, D.C. Campus

GA D.C.
509 7th Street NW, 3rd Floor
Washington D.C. 20004

Past Locations for this Event

About this event

What is seed capital? What is the current state of the seed market? Who invests in startups? How do I prepare? What are some useful resources?

By the end of the class, each student will be able to strategically think through, prepare for and launch the funding raising process, become aware of their options and be ready to close their first round of financing.

Takeaways

In this class you'll learn:

• The pros and cons of raising funds from Angels vs Funds • Sample Pitches from Successful Entrepreneurs • Decisions To Make before Fundraising • Creating a Killer Pitchdeck • Sample E-mails for Getting the Meeting • Getting Meetings with Angel and Venture Capital Investors • The Investor's Perspective on Fundraising • The emerging role of online crowd-funding platforms: Cases AngelList and FundersClub • East Coast and West Coast funds: Valuations and Outlook • The value of incubators (Case : 500Startups) as a source of capital and leverage) • Methodologies used in determining Valuation and Terms • The Legal Side of Fundraising • Closing Your Financing Round

You'll also get a chance to interview an Angel Investor to learn first hand how Angel Investors think.

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