Simplifying Fund Raising for Startups
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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

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

Parag Dhol Parag Dhol Managing Director, Inventus Capital Partners
Kartik Ganapathy Kartik Ganapathy Partner, IndusLaw
Santosh N Santosh N Director - National Management, Duff & Phelps (Formerly American Appraisal)
Gaurav Goyal Gaurav Goyal Senior Member, Dexter Capital Advisors

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Indian Startups

Indian Startups is a startup ecosystem bringing together entrepreneurs, investors and partners throughout India and across the globe to help nurture, nourish and empower new and growing startups.

Indian Startups community members get the opportunity to connect with co-founders, startup team members, mentors, advisers. incubation facilities, co-working spaces,  agencies in seed funding, crowd funding,  high networth individuals and other essential startup partners.

Indian Startups Network seeks to build partnership with organizations geared to play a vital role in building the entrepreneurial ecosystems in India. Along with its partners, Indian Startups believes that Startups can bring a fundamental growth across the country and provides a platform to sustain the growth.

Indian Startups has chapters across the globe. Some of the most active chapters being Hyderabad, Bangalore, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, San Diego, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Dallas, New York, Houston, Chicago, and many more coming up.

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

Early Bird Discount: 20% off till 22nd July i.e. INR 12,000 + 15% Service Tax

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Name of the delegate(s), Organization, Designation, Address, Contact No., E-mail ID

You can also directly deposit cash, submit cheque or transfer online to our HSBC Bank a/c:
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Branch Name: Noida Sector 18
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Refund and Substitution Policy (Differ from one programme to other, please read carefully):

No refunds will be granted for cancellations made within 7 days of the workshop. Those delegates who have confirmed and do not attend, are liable to pay the full course fee and no refunds will be granted.
Cancellation fee of 50% will be applicable 15 days prior to the workshop.
Cancellation fee of 25% will be applicable up to 21 days prior to the workshop.
Participants can cancel their registration 30 days prior to the event for a full refund.
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Participants will be refunded the registration fee in full in case the workshop gets cancelled.
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