“How to Raise Capital for Your Venture” Workshop
Sponsored by the Hub LA
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, alongside a guest Social Angel Investor, 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
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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.