Startup Fundraising: Preparing for Investment Capital
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Wednesday, 7 December

6:30 8:30 pm EST

Colab Factory

14 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn , NY 11201
$25 USD
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Startup Fundraising: Preparing for Investment Capital

David Ehrenberg Photo


Founder, Partner and Chief Executive Officer, Early Growth Financial Services (EGFS)

7

Wednesday, 7 December

6:30 8:30 pm EST

Colab Factory

14 Dekalb Avenue
Brooklyn , NY 11201
$25 USD
Regular Ticket

Sold Out!

Get on the waitlist

Be the first to know if a spot becomes available.

Add me to the waitlist

Questions? Read our FAQs

About This Class

This class will be held in DOWNTOWN BROOKLYN!

Even the best startup ideas can fall short of their expectations because of a lack of funding. This class will provide you with a practical guide for how to prepare your first (or next) round of investment capital for your startup. You’ll gain an understanding of what investors want to see, learn how to scaffold your fundraising game plan, build and forecast your financials, and craft your finance pitch deck slides. Whether you’re an entrepreneurial person who someday could be seeking investment capital, or a startup founder or CEO of an early-stage company looking to raise funds, this class will provide you with the knowledge you need to succeed.

Takeaways

  • Understand the different available funding options for your startup.
  • Identify the best funding option given your company’s stage of development.
  • Create a plan of attack for approaching the fundraising process.
  • Learn how to identify essential slides for your pitch deck.
  • Understand how to best communicate your financials to investors within the fundraising process.

Prereqs & Preparation

Students should be interested in the fundraising process.

About the Expert

David Ehrenberg Photo

Founder, Partner and Chief Executive Officer,
Early Growth Financial Services (EGFS)

David Ehrenberg founded Early Growth Financial Services (EGFS) in 2008 to address the lack of on-demand financial support available to startups. David’s passion for mentoring entrepreneurs, and helping early-stage startups to thrive, led him to create the integrated financial solution that EGFS provides, from day-to-day accounting to strategic finance, tax, and valuation support.

As CEO, David has overseen incredible growth at EGFS, leading to its being ranked #5 in Silicon Valley Business Journals’ annual Fastest Growing Private Companies award for 2013. David’s articles and insights are frequently posted in such prestigious publications as Forbes, Inc, VentureBeat, Huff Post Small Business, Yahoo! Small Business Advisor, Startup Nation, and more. He is an active speaker and event leader who presents regularly to founders and others within the startup ecosystem. He also co-founded and moderated Pitch Flip LA 2013 in which investors from Silicon Valley presented to a broad sampling from the LA startup community.

David has strategic and operational expertise in all areas of early-stage finance, including strategic planning, forecasting, venture funding, debt financing, and M&A. Prior to founding EGFS, David was the first CFO for Abound Logic, playing an integral role in building out the company’s finance and administrative infrastructure. Before that, David was a Controller for Microsoft, in a division that focused on creating new products and business solutions. Earlier in his career, David was a key member of the finance team at Extreme Networks and Voice Stream Wireless and VP of Finance for Radiant Research, where he was responsible for selling the company in two transactions and ensuring a successful exit for investors and management.

Refund Policy

Plans change. We get it. But if you can't make it to a class/workshop, please email us at least 7 days before the scheduled event date. No refunds will be given after this timeframe.

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