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Startup Fundamentals Workshop #2 - Developing An Appropriate Funding Strate...

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1117 S California Avenue

2nd Floor

Palo Alto, CA 94304

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Light dinner and refreshments are provided.

Space is limited. RSVP early. THIS EVENT WILL SELL OUT!

This workshop is open to startup founders, startup executives, entrepreneurs, innovators, designers and developers only.


A comprehensive printed workbook and reference materials are included in the price of the admission. This is a GREAT VALUE folks!


Getting funding from investors is always a challenge for startups. Avoiding common pitfalls when raising money can make the difference between your startup's success or failure and the amount of dilution that founders will suffer that can mean the difference between a great or a dismal exit.

In this session you will learn:

• how to develop a funding strategy appropriate for your startup

• when to raise funds, how much to raise, and from whom;

• the danger of taking too much or too little from investors;

• identifying the valuation milestones of your company;

• the differences between seed, angel and venture capital funding;

• alternative funding sources;

• appropriate funding instruments for each round of funding, including convertible notes, SAFE's, common stock and preferred stock ;

• the pros and cons of selling equity, convertible debt, and venture debt;

• selecting and gaining access to the right investor; and

• what to do to increase the pre-money valuation of your company.


6:00 P.M. - 6:30 P.M.- networking, food and refreshments

6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M. - startup workshop and Q & A


Reserve a demo or sponsor table and get great exposure!

Demo/Sponsor table includes:

- 1 (one) event ticket

- 1/2 of a shared Demo Table

- Promotion before live event, from 6:00pm-6:30pm

You will also be able to talk for one minute in front of the entrepreneurs, investors, innovators and tell them about your company.

NOTE: This venue does not have guest wifi access. Power access cannot be guaranteed, please come prepared.

Limited availability; first come, first served.


Roger Rappoport is the leader of Procopio's Emerging Growth and Technology Practice Group.

Roger has extensive experience in advising startup and emerging growth companies in the Internet, software, telecommunications, life sciences and cleantech industries. His practice is focused on assisting companies at all stages in their life cycle, from inception through seed, angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions and, drawing on his experience as an entrepreneur of 10 years, the implementation of effective strategies to achieve business objectives and ultimately a successful exit. He also represents investors who invest in these areas,

Roger is a frequent speaker and panelist on topics and issues related to the development and implementation of a company's formation and funding strategy. Before attending law school, he was the founder of a company for 10 years.


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Procopio - Ranked among the Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report from 2014-2016.

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1117 S California Avenue

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