Introduction

Fund raising is a critical task for every startup founder and can become tedious if you don’t understand those finer nuances involved in raising funds for your startup. What do investors look at before investing in businesses; how can one maximise their chances of raising their first funding round; what are those points one should keep in mind before going for follow on funding rounds before?

Join this one day training program curated exclusively for startup founders, entrepreneurs, professionals in key roles handling fund raising & investor relations powered by executive training arm of News Corp VCCircle.

What to expect:
   •  Learn when to raise funds, how much to raise, and from whom
   •  Learn how to structure a company for seed, angel and venture capital investment
   •  Understand, what are the best practices in identifying and approaching potential investors
   •  Know the methodologies used in determining valuation of early stage companies
   •  Know how to negotiate and document Term Sheet & Key Clauses

Targeted to:
   •  Entrepreneurs and Companies looking to raise funds
   •  CEOs, CFOs, MDs and Senior Management
   •  Strategic Planning Executives and M&A Team
   •  Individual, Private and Institutional Investors
   •  I-Banks, Professional Advisers, Law Firms and Consultants


Agenda

Preparing for Early Stage Funding
  •  How much money do you need - Mapping the startup lifecycle with Investment Needs
  •  when to raise funds, how much to raise, and from whom
  •  Finding and connecting with the potential investors
  •  The pros and cons of raising funds from angels/VC funds
  •  Building pitch perfect business plan
  •  Structuring a company for seed, angel and venture capital investment

Investors View:
  •  What they look for before investing into business (at different levels - Seed, Angel and VC)
  •  Sector attracting maximum investment: E-Com, Fintech etc.

Key Legal Issues and Deal Documentation
  •  Key Terms in Term Sheet
      - Liquidation Preference
      - Anti-Dilution
      - Board Composition
  •  Negotiation of Terms Sheet
  •  Share Holding Agreement
  •  Deal Structuring
  •  Legal Documentation
  •  Exit Clauses
      - How much can you sell
      - Timing your exit

Modes of Startup Financing
  •  Crowd Funding
  •  Angel Investment
  •  VC Investment
  •  Venture Debt Investment
  •  Equity Instruments
  •  Debt Instruments
  •  Mezzanine

Valuation of Startup & Early Stage Companies
  •  Methods of Valuation
      - Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
      - Venture Capital Method
      - First Chicago Method
      - Risk Factor Summation Method
  •  Challenges in valuing/pricing Startup & Early Stage Companies
  •  VCs most applicable method in the current scenario
  •  Case Study


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Startup Outreach Partner
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Incubation Partner

Want to be part of it?

VCC Events opens up the avenues for participation. Join hands to be a part of India’s largest gathering of alternative investments leaders, industry stakeholders and Asia’s influential limited partners, general partners and marquee advisors. Your chance to actively participate and augment yourself as thought leaders.


Venue :

Taj Lands End, Mumbai

Taj Lands End, Mumbai,
Byramji Jeejeebhoy Road, Band Stand, Bandra West,
Mumbai, Maharashtra 400050


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