Financial projections are critical when raising money.
Investors are expecting founders to include the financial projections in their deck and be able to tell their startup story with numbers. Investors will ask you to back up your assumptions and explain your numbers and ratios. Are you prepared?
Join us for a great hands-on workshop on how to build your financial projections and do financial modeling with Efrat Kasznik, Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
She is a contributor to many publications, including VentureBeat, Business Journals, etc. She is also a Mentor at the Stanford Venture Studio incubator, as well as a mentor at several other incubators, accelerators, angel groups and venture capital firms.
Efrat will share with us advice on how to build a robust business and financial model based upon realistic expectations and sound assumptions and successfully communicate your financial vision and expectations to investors.
Drinks and Chinese food dinner will be provided.
Based on her experiences as a valuation expert, Stanford Lecturer, Silicon-Valley entrepreneur and startup and investor advisor, Efrat will provide hands-on advice on:
• How to build a robust business and financial model, based upon realistic expectations and sound assumptions
• How to analyze and select the appropriate revenue models and cost structures for your startup
• How to understand the user metrics and key performance indicators (KPI) benchmarks in your industry, and how they impact your funding and valuation
• How to determine your valuation trajectory throughout the funding cycle, from seed funding to an exit
• How to successfully communicate your financial vision and expectations to investors
And much more!
Efrat Kasznik is a startup valuation, fundraising and financial modeling expert, as well as a Lecturer at the Stanford Graduate School of Business.
Efrat is the Founder and President of Foresight Valuation Group, an intellectual property and startup advisory firm, where she has assisted clients that range in size from Fortune 100 companies to startups, angel investor groups, venture capitalists, law firms, universities, research institutions, inventors, IP brokers and patent funds.
Throughout her career, Efrat has served as a cofounder, executive and advisor to several startups, including serving as CFO at a telecom startup.
She is a Mentor at the Stanford Venture Studio incubator, as well as a mentor at several other incubators, accelerators and investor groups in the US, Europe and Israel.
Efrat is a frequent conference speaker, author and blogger, and regularly writes for leading publications such as the Business Journals, VentureBeat, IAM Magazine and IPWatchdog.
She has been listed on the prestigious IAM 300 list of Leading World IP Strategists for 4 years in a row (2013-2016).
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She is a serial entrepreneur, Venture Partner at Founders Floor Accelerator and Founder of Silicon Valley Incubator.
She is also a member of the Tech Angels. Her investment interest is in consumer, mobile and SaaS startups.
Dubbed “Ms. Silicon Valley”, Dea is what people call a “super-connector”, her expansive network including the “Who’s Who” in startups, venture capital, technology, entertainment, etc.
Dea has been featured and interviewed in many media publications including Entrepreneur Media, Silicon Valley Business Journal, Yahoo Finance, Investor Business Daily, etc.
As an Executive Director at The VC Network and LifographTV, Dea interviews many prominent VCs, angels, executives and founders in Silicon Valley and tech.
She has a Masters Degree from University of Washington and an MBA from the Wharton School of Business (University of Pennsylvania).
6:00pm – 6:45pm – Networking Reception
6:45pm – 7:00pm – Introductions, sponsor tables mentions
7:00pm – 8:30pm – Speaker program
8:30pm – 9:00pm – Meet the speaker(s), general networking
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