Lunch & Learn: Addressable Markets for High Growth Businesses seeking Angel/Venture Capital
Friday, August 24, 2012 from 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Lunch & Learn: Identifying an Addressable Market
Presented by Jeremy Halpern, Nutter McClennen & Fish LLP
As an early stage entrepreneur, learn how to articulate the nature of your target customers and determine your market size and go to market strategy. Identify how to generate reliable data for market metrics and whether or not your market size is the right kind of deal for angel and venture capital.
This program will help high growth entrepreneurs:
- Understand potential and addressable markets
- Figure out the size of your opportunity
- Identify initial target market segments and market share
- Identify penetration issues
- Understand why industry numbers are your worst enemy
- Understand the financing to market size connection
Jeremy Halpern is a partner in the Business Department and the Director of Business Development for the Emerging Companies Group. Jeremy’s practice focuses on private equity, venture capital, and angel financing transactions, mergers and acquisitions, equity and entrepreneurial compensation matters, and general start-up support. Jeremy spends a large portion of his time connecting with and supporting the entrepreneurial ecosystem in New England. Concurrently, Jeremy serves as the Vice-Chairman of The Capital Network, a Boston-based non-profit that provides education to entrepreneurs seeking early stage capital, and as an Adjunct Professor of Entrepreneurial Leadership at Tufts University. He is currently a Connector in the Boston World Partnership and is the co-founder of BostonIDEA, an organization promoting the entrepreneurial community in Boston’s Innovation District.
Previously, Jeremy was the Managing Director of Evolution Advisors LLC, a Boston based strategic transaction advisory firm, and the Co-Founder and Executive Vice President of Business Development for MobileTek Corporation, a developer of PC based applications enabling smarter mobility for consumer mobile devices. Prior to that, he practiced corporate law with Goodwin Procter LLP and Bingham McCutchen LLP in Boston, and with Irell & Manella LLP in Los Angeles.
Jeremy participates with or is a member of MIT’s Venture Mentoring Service, MassTLC, MDG, E-NET, ACG, REBN-East, MITX, Web Innovators Group and MobileMondays.
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