Raising capital is difficult, complicated, frustrating and often will lead to failure. The tools and techniques you will acquire in this workshop may put you on the path to succeed!
Some of the many factors to consider are: Who will provide the money, how to find financing sources and how to make it happen -- Choosing a path to follow can be overwhelming. Facing the risks, costs and effort involved with raising capital, may make you hesitate to take the leap. What type of financing is best for your business?
- Do you need new money, why, and what forms will be most appropriate?
- How do you find a funder?
- Where do you start looking?
- What do you need to have to satisfy an investor?
- What are the trade-offs among various funding alternatives?
Some of the many factors to consider are:
- Who will provide the money
- Hhow to find financing sources and how to make it happen
Choosing a path to follow can be overwhelming. Facing the risks, costs and effort involved with raising capital, may make you hesitate to take the leap.
Some of the topics will include:
- Getting ready for funding
- What investors look for in companies
- Venture Capital
- Angels Investors
- Startup Financing
- Bank Loans
- The SBA
- Royalty Financing
- Peer-to-Peer lending
- Initial Public Offering
- The SBIC
- and, where to find them!
Some of the techniques are:
- Do's and Don'ts when pitching investors
- What VC's and Angels expect to know about your business
- Getting ready for funding
- Overcoming common obstacles
- How to convince Investors.
We will discuss the process of raising money, from the early development stage of financing to finding investors.
This Master Class is designed to give you access to an unprecedented amount of knowledge and insights shared by Roger Kuperways, Ph.D., an industry insider, life-long entrepreneur, investor, mentor, business coach and professor of entrepreneurship -- He built a multi-million dollar empire from scratch and has many years of experience in a variety of businesses and industries. He also lectures at trade shows and corporate events on Business issues. The Master Class is based on lectures given by Dr. Kuperways at NYU for more than 25 years.
Comments from previous lectures & workshops:
It was a great class; I look forward in having Roger as a mentor - Taurean Dennis.
I very much enjoyed the class. I think you gave a very simple and clear overview of what one needs to do. You never know what unexpected tips you might get! Thank you for giving your time to do this. -- JB Manton
Very informative class. Dr. Kuperways was engaging and funny -- Paloma Garcia
I just wanted to say thanks for throwing such a great class -- Marc Rosenberg
Roger is a pro -- Evan "DJ VES" Solomon
Thank you for a very interesting class. Lots of good topics, insights, experiences shared. It was really great. Of course I look forward to attending the next one. -- Lucy Torres
As usual it was very interesting and I learned some valuable insights -- Fay Julia Meyer
Thank you very much for the helpful seminar. You will certainly see me again at another of your events -- I can see that you have a lot of wisdom to impart! - Lauren Lambert
Awesome Master Class! -- Gabby Lovve
This class was soooo informative. I walked away with a lot of tips and information . Looking forward to the next workshop for more! -- Linda Dixon
The class, I thought was great! Guidance - tips - references - take action - exercises - jam packed full of great concepts. --- Aideen Sinnott