What You Need to Do Before Raising Capital
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What You Need to Do Before Raising Capital

What You Need to Do Before Raising Capital

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1871 Auditorium

222 West Merchandise Mart Plaza

Suite 1212

Chicago, IL 60654

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Description: Before you raise capital, you have to understand the market, core customer, and growth trajectory of your business, in addition to your other funding options. Hear from some of the city’s most successful operators and investors to learn:

• How to set the right expectations with Co-Founders and early team members
• How to identify the problem in the market
• How to build an advisory board
• When is the right time to raise capital
• The pros and cons of bootstrapping, bank loans, and more
• The basics of terms

Panelists:
• Adam Koopersmith, Partner – Venture Capital, Pritzker Group
• Eddie Leshin, Former COO, Coyote Logistics
• Kathryn Saluke, Co-Founder, OfficeLuv
• Dhruv Saxena, Co-Founder, ShipBob
• Susan Whiting, Former Vice Chair, Nielsen

All of the programs from the Entrepreneurial Education Series are open for registration. View them here:

Webinar – Build the Perfect Pitch (Program One): Thursday, February 16 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm
What You Need to Do Before Raising Capital (Program Two): Wednesday, May 10 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
How to Raise Venture Capital (Program Three): Thursday, September 7 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Webinar – The Ultimate Entrepreneur's Guide to Term Sheets (Program Four): Thursday, November 9 from 11:00 am – 12:30 pm

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Chicago, IL 60654

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