VC 101: Primer for Venture Capital and Funding Trends
Thursday, October 2, 2014 from 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM (EDT)
99% of startups will not get venture capital. Is your startup in the 1%? Learn how to increase your probability of starting a successful startup with Lou Berneman, Founding Partner, Osage University Partners. He will discusses how VCs approach investments and how funds, like Osage's, work with entrepreneurs and technology transfer offices to support university-originated startups.
- How venture capital funds work
- What VCs are looking for in the <1% of companies they choose to fund
- How universities can help catalyze start-up success
Co-sponsored with Harvard Office of Technology Development.
NOTE: We will have a direct "Longwood to i-lab" bus for this event (one trip). More info will be sent to registrants.
When & Where
Harvard Innovation Lab
Launched in November 2011, the Harvard Innovation Lab (i-lab) serves as a resource for students from across Harvard interested in entrepreneurship and innovation. The programming offered by the i-lab is designed to help students grow their ventures at any stage of development and covering a wide range of disciplines. The i-lab fosters unprecedented collaboration among Harvard students, faculty, entrepreneurs, and members of the Allston and Greater Boston communities.