San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
TWO PART WORKSHOP FOR SOCIAL ENTREPRENEURS
1) How to Raise Capital for Your Venture
Friday, November 16, 2pm - 5pm
What every entrepreneur needs to know about raising capital for their venture. Special emphasis will be placed on raising money for a Social Enterprise.
Learn from a veteran LA venture capitalist Jon Funk, alongside seasoned Social Angel Investor Fran Seegull, in this updated version of Jon's successful 3-hour intensive course where he covers how to plan for, find, and raise capital for your startup. Special consideration will be paid to hybrid start-ups and how to integrate a social mission into your pitch.
Topics covered are:
•How to construct your deck
•Valuation defined and explained
•Descriptions of available capital sources including crowdfunding, VC’s, angel networks, JOBS Act
•Lists of all local active incubator/accelerators and other local service provider resources
There will be networking breaks, food, drinks and handouts of the presentation.
Prerequisites - Class open only to founders or founders-to-be. No service providers please.
Companies that go through this workshop are elible to attend the second part of the series.
2) Deconstruct Your Deck: How to Build an Effective Investor Presentation
Friday, November 30th 2pm - 5pm
Friday, December 7th 2pm - 5pm
About Jon Funk – Ocean Road Partners
Jon Funk is the founder of Ocean Road Partners and a veteran Los Angeles venture capitalist and Advisor to Hub Los Angeles. He directed first-round investments in numerous startups, including LA-area successes Sandpiper Networks (acquired for $630 million in 2000), Rent.com (acquired for $430m 2004) and Shopzilla (acquired for $560M in 2005). He is an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurship at Pepperdine University and was inducted into the Los Angeles Venture Association Hall of Fame in 2012.
About Fran Seegull – Impact Assets
Fran Seegull is Managing Director of Investments at ImpactAssets--a non-profit investment firm seeking to increase the flow of capital to impact investment firm seeking to increase the flow of capital to impact investing. She oversees product development and manages a suite of products including the Global Sustainable Agriculture and Microfinance Plus notes. Seegull also heads investment management for the Giving Fund--a $70 million impact investing donor advised fund.
When & Where
Founders Los Angeles