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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

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

Ashish Taneja Ashish Taneja Co-founder, GrowX Ventures
Aviral Jain Aviral Jain Director, Duff & Phelps
Upasana Rao Upasana Rao Partner, Trilegal
Pranav Gupta Pranav Gupta Vice President & Founding Member, Carpediem Capital Partners

Date: Feb 27, 2018
Venue: Shangri-La's - Eros Hotel, Connaught Place, New Delhi

In case of queries, please email us at

Outreach Partner

The Chennai Angels

The Chennai Angels (TCA, is one of India’s most active angel investing groups. Founded in the year 2007, it is comprised of successful entrepreneurs and business leaders with a track record of starting and scaling large enterprises. Additionally, several seed and venture capital firms hold institutional membership in the group. Though it is located in Chennai, TCA’s investing members and portfolio investments are not limited by geography. Unusually for an angel investing group, TCA has a diversified portfolio that goes well beyond a restrictive tech focus, reflecting the diversity of its members’ interests. TCA portfolio companies benefit from the collective expertise and rolodex of its members.

For more information:

Outreach Partner


T-Hub is designed for technology-related start-ups, and its mission is to catalyse the creation of one of the tightest and most vibrant entrepreneur communities in the world in order to encourage and fuel more start-up success stories in India.

Outreach Partner

Delhi Angels

Delhi Angels is one of the leading angel investment companies in Asia with a large network of start-ups, investors, and corporate companies. Our mission is to foster and flourish the worthy start-ups and help them in becoming a reality.In order to promote the Indian Entrepreneurship Scenario, we also collab with valuable colleges to help them leverage the same opportunity.It is the fastest growing angel investment and innovation platform. We invest $50K – $500K in early-stage startups that have potential to create enduring value for over a long period of time.

Outreach Partner

Delhi Startups
Delhi Startups is a community platform for building the startup ecosystem with a strong network of 27000+ members. We are the Go-to community platform offering a multitude of services for all startup needs. In the last two years we have helped 15+startups in raising funds worth $4 million and are constantly helping our community members to collaborate and grow.
Our aim is pretty much loud and clear "We want a revolution from the haphazard startup ecosystem to a well organized one so that the budding entrepreneurs do no have to face difficulties when starting up"

Standard Fee: INR 12,500 + 18% GST

Early Bird Discount: 20% off till 9 Feb 2018 i.e. INR 10,000 + 18% GST

There are two ways to register:

1) Online registration: Click Here
2) Offline registration through cheque/DD  |  Download offline registration form: Click Here

For corporate group registrations & sponsorship speak to Sujatha on 0120-4171111/ 91-9560888566 or write at

Cheque/DD to be made in favor of: Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt Ltd (payable in New Delhi to:

Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
A-83, Ground Floor,
Sector -2, Noida - 201301

Please attach a note with details of the cheque.
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:
Account name: Mosaic Media Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Account no: 499324051001
Branch Name: Noida Sector 18
IFSC Code: HSBC0110007

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.
Substitutions within a company are permitted through the workshop/training date, request must be by email to
Company reserves the right to amend content, expert, venue & date(s) of the workshop
Participants will be refunded the registration fee in full in case the workshop gets cancelled.
Company assumes no liability for any costs including transportation, hotel reservations or any other costs incurred by participants in the event of cancellation