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Startup Workshop Intensive
Silicon Valley Pad, 2nd Fl
1370 Willow Rd, Menlo Park, CA 94025
If you are fortunate enough to have the resources to hire, or are able to get into one of these organizations, they can be game changing. However, not everyone has the resources or is able to get into these organizations. How do you level the playing field?
This workshop is geared to provide the same insight and knowledge without the high cost. We will provide you the tools to grow your idea, build a team, develop a strategy, and obtain funding.
Cost: Advance $77 (by 11pm August 23) or $100 at door
Breakfast, Lunch and Refreshments will be provided.
Must bring your receipt. Your name will be on the list at the door.
Info: Cesar Plata 408 352-5932, 239-9006c
10:30am-12pm Workshop I
12:00-1:00pm Workshop II
1:00-3:00pm Workshop III
I How to Get Your Idea Funded
II Top Legal Mistakes Entrepreneurs Should Avoid
III How to Write an Executive Summary and
Develop Your Investor Presentation
This overview will provide the fundamental building blocks for creating and launching an idea, along with a basic understanding of the startup and product realization processes and lifecycle. You will understand the startup roadmap, how to develop and build a team, how to develop your strategy, and how to get others interested in your idea.
Learn the fundamentals of funding options, impacts and which is right for you. You will have an understanding of the various funding options, their pros and cons, and what you need to develop a successful strategy to fund your idea.
Learn the tools to create the key documents for funding. Learn how to avoid the common mistakes that most startups make in this crucial step. You will know how to develop a compelling Executive Summary and Investor Presentation that has the information the investors want to know.
GLJ Group facilitates, coordinates and manages the flow of quality deal flow and opportunities to achieve realization, launch and financial success.
GLJ Group and partners provide resources, services, and/or professional networks that enable quality deal flow, provide subject matter experts and ensure overall success.
At South Valley Angels (SVA), we have passion and pride for working with entrepreneurs to build the great companies of tomorrow. SVA is comprised of entrepreneurs and senior executives from a wide range of industries who are passionate about investing for the future.
South Valley Angels funds innovative start-up companies with compelling ideas and promising teams. We review companies from all regions and have a special interest in nurturing the greater San Francisco Bay Area.
Our primary goal is to provide funds to compelling start-ups and seed-stage companies while assisting with hands-on mentoring to ensure success for the company and return for our investors. Our greatest assets are our broad experience and our extensive networks that we can bring into play to facilitate our entrepreneurs’ needs.
Workshop II Presented by Ashitha Bhagwan, Attorney
Forming a company these days is easier than ever before. Keeping it alive and active, however, may present its own set of challenges. Due in part to advancing technology, a startup is able to achieve ‘global presence’ like never before. Ashitha Bhagwan, a business attorney with domestic and international experience, will address the top legal mistakes that startups should avoid.
Ashitha will discuss those legal strategies that every startup should be mindful of while entering the market with a product. These issues range from corporate structuring to securities compliance, option plans to equity issuances and IP strategy to labor laws. In a presentation geared towards entrepreneurs and small business owners, Ashitha will address those legal issues that entrepreneurs often fail to give due importance to and how to take corrective action, if any. As a small business owner in an ever-changing landscape, being aware of the potential consequences of these issues is imperative to day-to-day operations. Failing to adhere to a sound legal structure very often affects scalability. Learn about what to watch out for so you can be prepared!
Ashitha Bhagwan, Attorney
Ashitha Bhagwan’s practice focuses on entrepreneurs and their corporate and legal needs. Ms. Bhagwan has worked on the formation, development and financing of emerging growth and early stage companies located in the US and foreign jurisdictions. She regularly counsels on a wide range of corporate issues such as formation, equity structure, employment, general corporate governance, intellectual property protection and commercial transactions.
As part of her cross-border practice, Ms. Bhagwan helps foreign companies enter the US market by advising on optimal structures for US presence, resolving cross-border issues, and advising on intellectual property strategy and foreign direct investment reporting requirements in the US. Ms. Bhagwan’s experience with the Indian legal system makes her uniquely suited to better serve clients doing business in or with India. She is fluent in English, Kannada, Tamil and Hindi.
• LL.M., Corporate Law,
New York University School of Law
• LL.B., University Law College, Bangalore, India
• PGDIPR, National Law School of India University, Bangalore, India
• B.A., Laws, University Law College, Bangalore, India
Admitted To Practice:
• American Bar Association
• Bar Council of India
• San Mateo County Bar Association
• South Asian Bar Association
• The Indus Entrepreneurs (TIE)
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