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
The Hub LA
The Hub LA connects, empowers, and resources Angelenos working to create positive change in the world. Whether you are a high impact consultant, entrepreneur, investor or innovator, we offer you the best of a social club, an innovation agency, a co-working office, an incubator, and a think-tank all in one.
Hub LA addresses an acute lack of support for blended value businesses (social, environmental and financial) by providing a high-density location to access knowledge, networks, capital and, above all, experience and encounter diverse people doing amazing things. Over 7000 square feet of flexible work, meeting, and event space in the Downtown LA Arts District provides a productive, collaborative atmosphere to members. Visit www.thehubla.com to learn more about our amenities, programming, and monthly membership levels.
830 Traction Avenue, Third Floor. Los Angeles 90013.