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1871 – Startup Funding Workshop

February 20 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

The basic fundamentals and a bit more detailed talk of startup and early-stage private placement raise.

Startup Funding Workshop for both early stage investors and entrepreneurs. Our CEO & Founder, RJ Pahura, has been involved in start-ups and the start-up ecosystem for nearly a decade. Dr. Terri Friel has worked with start-ups since 1989 and founded an accelerator and an incubator. They will provide a good overview of creating term sheets, valuations, the due diligence process, investor pitch meeting strategies and the art of the deck. The workshop closes with Q&A and an open group discussion.

TARGET AUDIENCE:

– Early stage companies with traction thinking about and/or actively fundraising

KEY TAKEAWAYS: 

– Determine if you are ready for a raise and when is the best time
– Scenarios of a typical capital raise (time, effort, commitment)
– How to start the raise process
– The due diligence process
– How to work with investors (both passive + active)
– Where to begin + storytelling

– Discount to use VCDecks

BIO(s):
RJ Pahura
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rjpahura
Founder & CEO – Venture Connects, FUND Conference
Founded or Co-Founder of 7 companies
Worked with hundreds of startups resulting in millions of dollars raised
Graduate: Baker University, School of Professional & Graduate Studies
BSM – Business Management, Entrepreneurship

BIO(s):
Terri Friel
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/tfriel/
Program Director – Venture Connects, FUND Conference
Founder Doctus and Member International Advisory Board of Cracow School of Business

Graduate: Southern Methodist University

Earned DE in Engineering/Industrial Management

Register here: https://goo.gl/zdDXge

Details

Date:
February 20
Time:
11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://1871.com/

Venue

Motorola Classroom
222 W. Merchandise Mart Pl. Suite 1212
Chicago, IL 60654 United States
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Website:
https://member.1871.com/workshops