- Wed, Jun 3, 2020, 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm
- Thu, Mar 26, 2020, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
In this time of nearly unprecedented dislocation and uncertainty, startup founders should take stock to understand how their reality has changed and what that means for their companies moving forward. For many, hard decisions will need to be made, as customers, funders, partners and employees find themselves in changed circumstances.
Join the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council for a timely and practical discussion from a venture capital and legal perspective.
- Tue, Mar 17, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
While a great idea and a talented team are necessary to a successful startup, they are not sufficient. Learn what VCs look for in a startup and in a pitch, and learn what you need to do to create and give an investor pitch that will get your startup noticed and funded.
Join Ita Ekpoudom ‘03, Partner at GingerBread Capital, to learn how to craft and deliver a winning pitch.
- Wed, Apr 29, 2020, 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Fundraising is a difficult process at the best of times, and now is not the best of times. Whether you are in the midst of raising funds or you have 18 months of cash in the bank, it is more important than ever that you invest in building and maintaining relationships with current and potential funders.
Data suggests that startups that regularly communicate with their current investors are twice as likely to raise follow-on funding. Keeping prospective funders in-the-loop can have similar payoffs.
- Tue, Feb 18, 2020, 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
Finding Aligned Capital
The good news is that there are many different sources of funding for a startup today, and many paths to that funding.
However, your decisions about when to raise funds, how much to raise – and at what valuation, and your choice of funding partner(s) can have a drastic impact on the success or failure of your startup as well as your personal career and financial bottom line.