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Startup Fundamentals Workshop #2 – How to raise money from investors (2h class)

September 7, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Startup workshop

EVENT VENUE

EVENT OVERVIEW

This 2 hour workshop will go in-depth on topics related to raising funding, such as how to create a funding strategy, differences in funding stages and funding instruments, how to determine valuations, how much to raise, setting valuation milestones and much more.

The event starts with a networking reception where food and drinks will be provided.

 

MATERIALS  

A comprehensive 40-page printed workbook and reference materials are included in the price of the admission.

CURRICULUM 

Getting funding from investors is always a challenge for startups. Avoiding common pitfalls when raising money can make the difference between your startup success or failure.

In this session you will learn:

• when to raise funds, how much to raise, and from whom;

• the danger of taking too much or too little from investors;

• identifying the valuation milestones of your company;

• difference between seed, angel and venture capital funding;

• alternative funding sources;

• appropriate funding instruments for each round of funding including convertible notes, SAFE’s, common stock and preferred stock;

• the pros and cons of selling equity, convertible debt, and venture debt;

• selecting and gaining access to the right investor; and

• what to do to increase the pre-money valuation of your startup.

SPEAKER(S)

Roger Rappoport

ROGER RAPPOPORT

Angel Investor and Lawyer at Procopio Law Firm

Roger Rappoport is the leader of Procopio’s Emerging Growth and Technology Practice Group.

He has extensive experiencein advising startup and emerging growth companies in the information technology, telecommunications, life sciences and cleantech industries.

Roger is a frequent speaker and panelist on topics and issues related to the development and implementation of a company’s formation and funding strategy.

Before attending law school, he was the founder of a technology company with $10 million in revenue.
Roger is very connected with investors in Silicon Valley and beyond. He has advised many startups on multi-million funding rounds.

AGENDA

6:00pm – 6:45pm: food and networking, demo/sponsor tables

6:45pm – 7:00pm: intros, demo/sponsor tables mentions

7:00pm – 9:00pm: speaker program and Q&A

TICKETS

REFUND POLICY

We are happy to refund your ticket if refund is requested 24 hours before the event. Unfortunately, any refunds requested less than 24h in advance cannot be honored. Thank you for your understanding. :-)

EVENT SPONSOR PACKAGE

 

Event Sponsor Package includes:


 

  •      one event ticket
  •      half table (for product demos, user signups, business cards, flyers, etc)
  •      standing banner space (if venue layout allows)
  •      power outlet (bring your own extention cord)
  •      wifi access
  •      logo and link posted on event description (if submitted 24h before the event)
  •      90 seconds introduction in front of the attendees and speaker(s)

 

LIMITED NUMBER OF TABLES AVAILABLE.

First come first serve basis.


 

Interested in becoming a Premier SponsorLeave a message through the green chat button (lower right corner of the site).

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EVENT ORGANIZER

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VENUE SPONSOR

Founders Floor

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Details

Date:
September 7, 2016
Time:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Event Categories:
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Venue

Founders Floor
2 N 1st St. 5th Floor
San Jose, CA 95113 United States

Organizer

Lifograph
Website:
http://www.lifograph.com