Introduction

Raising fund is the one of the most important requisites for startup founders / entrepreneurs who are looking to take their business to the next level. Like revenue generation, raising funds can be tedious and ambiguous process if one doesn’t understand the finer nuances involved like, given that India is witnessing rationalization of investment, how can an entrepreneur approach an investor? What are some checklists for investors before they invest in a business? How can one maximise their chances of raising funds? How should entrepreneurs balance funding and equity dilution?  What are different valuation processes to understand tangible worth of a business?

Join a single day workshop organized by VCCircle exclusively for startup founders, entrepreneurs, professionals in key roles handling fund raising & investor relations.

What to expect:
 • Learn when to raise funds, how much to raise, and from whom; in an inconsistent funding climate.
 • 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 start-ups
 • 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
 • Finding the investor that aligns with strategic business goals
 • Different modes of Startup financing - Crowd Funding, Angel Investment, VC Investment,
    - Venture Debt Investment, Equity Instruments, Debt Instruments,  Mezzanine
 • 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:

 • Aligning fund and investment objective with business goals
 • Checklist for investor before investing into business (at different levels - Seed, Angel and VC, debt funding)
 • The current investment trends
 • Post investment relationship between investors & startups

Key Legal Issues and Deal Documentation

 • Key terms in a term sheet
    - Liquidation preference
    - Anti-dilution
    - Board composition
 • Negotiation of terms sheet
 • Share-holding agreement
 • Deal structuring
 • Legal documentation
 • Exit clauses

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


Our Sponsors & Partners

Outreach partner
Industry 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 :

Bengaluru

Date: Jan 24, 2018
Venue: LE MERIDIEN, BANGALORE
28 Sankey Road, P B No. 174,
Bangalore 560 052  India


Do you have any queries?

Drop us a line and we will call you.