How to Raise Venture Capital 2016

How to Raise Venture Capital 2016

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Hyde Park Angels & 1871 : How to Raise Venture Capital
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Hyde Park Angels is bringing together successful, influential entrepreneurs and investors to teach you everything you need to know about early-stage investment. Attend all four programs and walk away with a thorough understanding of the early-stage investment cycle from start to finish or pick and choose program to supplement existing knowledge. In either case, you will have the chance to learn the pros and cons of raising a round, the mechanics of doing a deal, how to grow your business through corporate partnerships, and how to manage relationships with different advisors and investors.

How to Raise Venture Capital
June 8, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Program Two

Description: We are pulling back the curtain on the investment cycle to teach you the in’s and out’s of raising a round. Hear from successful entrepreneurs and investors who have seen every kind of early-stage investment to learn:

- The differe...
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Hyde Park Angels is bringing together successful, influential entrepreneurs and investors to teach you everything you need to know about early-stage investment. Attend all four programs and walk away with a thorough understanding of the early-stage investment cycle from start to finish or pick and choose program to supplement existing knowledge. In either case, you will have the chance to learn the pros and cons of raising a round, the mechanics of doing a deal, how to grow your business through corporate partnerships, and how to manage relationships with different advisors and investors.

How to Raise Venture Capital
June 8, 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Program Two

Description: We are pulling back the curtain on the investment cycle to teach you the in’s and out’s of raising a round. Hear from successful entrepreneurs and investors who have seen every kind of early-stage investment to learn:

- The differences between funding stages (seed, Series A, etc.)
- What are the key deal points to negotiate
- How convertible debt stacks up against equity
- Who the right investors are and how to find them
- The timeline for the investment cycle
- How to “read” a venture capitalist
- The mechanics of closing a round (deal leads, legal best practices, board seats, etc.)

Panelists:
+ Al Goldstein, CEO of Avant
+ Rumi Morales, Executive Director, CME Ventures (M)
+ Nick Solaro, Partner, Drive Capital
+ Guy Turner, Partner, Hyde Park Venture Partners (M)
+ Adam Tilton, Co-Founder & CEO, Rithmio (C)

Here are the dates for the entire series.

When to Raise Capital or Bootstrap (Program 1): March 3, 2016 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Raise Venture Capital (Program 2): June 8, 2016 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Fund Your Startup through Corporate Sales, Partners, and Investment (Program 3): September 21, 2016 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Attract World-Class Advisors, Board Members, and Investors (Program 4): November 17, 2016 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Organizers
Alida Miranda-Wolff
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