Valuation and Fund Raising of Tech Startups
  • Introduction
  • Agenda
  • Experts
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  • Partner
  • Registration

The Tech based businesses in India have seen unprecedented growth especially in the last two years. The adoption of technology is enabling the Tech sector to be more reachable and efficient. With the new government being elected, business confidence has significantly improved. In 2014-15, due to strong growth prospects investors aggressively funded the Tech Startups. But that trend seems to slow down in 2015-16, as investors have become cautious and are now adopting wait and watch policy.

Overall picture for growth of Tech Startups seems encouraging. Since only 19% population in India uses internet, scope of growth is immense Demographic profile analysis of internet users further confirms in coming years there will be rapid growth of Tech Startups. Approximately 75 % of internet users are below the age of 34 years. This category shops more than rest of the population. In coming year’s presence of internet in rural areas will also boost the growth of the sector. Several of India’s blue-chip PE firms, which previously avoided investing in Tech Startups, are now looking for opportunities in the sector.

During the workshop, all sessions will have a highly technical content with workshops catering to all levels of experience.  The workshop aims to provide a comprehensive knowledge on  e-valuation methods & approaches along with governance and regulatory requirements for Tech Startups.

Why You Should Attend?
The objective of this study is to provide the fundamentals of each approach to Tech valuation, together with limitations and caveats on the use of each, as well as extended examples of the application of each. At the end, participants should be able to:

   •  Understand the Valuation methods and it’s approaches
   •  Learn Fund raising strategies
   •  Negotiate and draft the term sheet
   •  Analyze and critique the use of appropriate valuation model
   •  Know governance and regulatory requirements
   •  Foresee the growth of Tech Startups

Who Should Attend?
This is a serious Workshop created for ambitious Startups, Senior Executive and strategist from Tech Startups. Also, entrepreneurs and PE/VC professional who are planning to enter in Tech space should definitely look forward for this workshop. Seasoned practitioners who want to bolster their skills to create and maintain a thriving practice will find value after attending this workshop

Session 1: Value Drivers, Valuation Approaches & Global Learnings

   •  Tech Startups - Evolution & Key Characteristics
   •  Financing life-cycle and Value Drivers
   •  Valuation Approaches - Venture Capital Method, Real option, Probability-weighted methods and various alternative approaches
   •  Global Illustrations
   •  Valuation Myths and Realities

Session 2: Startup valuation - Key performance indicators
   •  Average revenue per user
   •  Customer attrition (Churn Rate)
   •  Customer acquisition cost
   •  User engagement - Active users
   •  No of installs
   •  Customer life time value
   •  Conversion rate (funnel)

Session 3: Valuation of Health-Tech & Fin - Tech Companies - Case Study

Session 4: Fund raising for Startup companies
   •  Identification of fundraising prospects
   •  Types of Fund Raising
   •  Fund raising strategy
   •  Tips for Successful Fundraising

Aviral Jain Aviral Jain Director, Duff & Phelps (Formerly American Appraisal)
 
Dharmendra Yashovardhan Dharmendra Yashovardhan Angel Investor, Co-founder, iXiGO.com
 
Yashish Dahiya Yashish Dahiya CEO, PolicyBazaar.com
 
Shailesh Vikram Singh Shailesh Vikram Singh Executive Director, Seedfund
 

Westin Gurgaon

In case of queries, please email us at training@vccircle.com


Outreach partner

One Internet

A friendship incubator, An innovation lab, A startup supportive community… One internet wears many masks to build a quintessential ecosystem of resources for startups. Nestled in the 5th most expensive business district in the world, Connaught Place, One Internet provides a valuable platform for startups to come together to inspire, collaborate and create the next big thing.

One Internet provides an affordable venue in the hub of Delhi - Connaught Place- for startups to work with a supportive community. Apart from the obvious - luxurious infrastructure, high speed internet, reception, IT, HR, legal, conference room usage, admin support - One Internet will also be offering free programs allowing local business owners to develop new skills. Free of cost workshops will be provided on digital marketing, understanding your customer, how to pitch etc. In addition, twice a year, co-workers will be given an opportunity to pitch their ideas to the in-house investors.

Outreach partner

10000 startups

10,000 Startups is an ambitious attempt by NASSCOM to scale up the startup ecosystem in India by 10x. 10,000 Startups aims to enable incubation, funding and support for 10,000 technology startups in India over the next ten years.

The program’s vision is to:
     •  Foster entrepreneurship
     •  Build entrepreneurial capabilities at scale and
     •  Strengthen early stage support for tech startups

To meet these objective the program aims to bring together key stakeholders of the ecosystem including startup incubators / accelerators, angel investors, venture capitalists, startup support groups, mentors and technology corporations.

With 10,000 Start-ups NASSCOM aims to build a vibrant ecosystem for technology entrepreneurship in India.

Outreach partner

IvyCamp

IvyCamp, an initiative of IvyCap Ventures, a leading Ventures Capital Fund in India, is India’s first unified platform for innovation and entrepreneurship leveraging the Global Alumni Networks (including IITs, IIMs, BITs and ISB) across our educational institutions to connect and create value for entrepreneurs and innovators. We aim to become the largest such platform in India and globally for cultivating, growing, and supporting entrepreneurship and innovation to shape our economy and growth. We not only support entrepreneurs but actually help to build new entrepreneurs, and enable innovators to transform their innovative ideas into real value. We do this in a number of ways including:

   •  Unique Mentorship Program linking promoters with alumni to engage on solving specific business, technical, and other issues the venture is dealing with at  that stage of the startup journey.
   •  Entrepreneur and Alumni Engagement sessions to interact with thought leaders, innovators, and entrepreneurs.
   •  Incentivizing Innovation targeted at solving real world problems for solutions that will reach out to the masses.
   •  Connecting Campuses and Incubation Centers to leverage expertise, funds, talent etc. more effectively across the ecosystem

Standard Fee: INR 18,000 + Service tax (15%)

Early Bird Discount:

20% Discount till 6th June 2016 - i.e. INR 14,400 plus 15%
(Service Tax)

15% Discount till 15th June 2016 - i.e. INR 15,300 plus 15%
(Service Tax)

*Includes 1 year subscription of VCCircle Premium + The Wall Street Journal (WSJ.com)

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