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Founder Bootcamp Fall: Raising Money for Startups

October 14 @ 8:00 am - December 7 @ 5:00 pm

This Bootcamp is a series of three full day intense workshop followed by mentoring support and an exclusive review of fund raising needs of startups, from legal structure, to pitch workshops.

Key Benefits

  • Learn the fundraising process
  • Understand the legal structure of funding raising
  • Practice pitching

Who Should Attend

This program is designed for earlier stage founders and founders to be in Silicon Valley who seek to raising external funding.


    • Session A: Seed and Angel Round (10/14 9:30am-5:30pm  incld lunch)
      • Legal Structure for funding
        • Early stage legal
        • Term between co-founders
        • Advisor shares
        • Before you take external money: story, team
      • Seed round financing
        • Raising money from the three fools
        • From Angel
        • Incubator & accelerator
        • Seed financing
        • Term sheet, convertible notes
      • Alternative financing
        • SMB Loan
        • Grant
        • Debt financing
        • Client / Vendor Financing

    • Session B: Raising Money from earlier stage VC (10/21 9:30am-5:30pm  incld lunch)
      • The “VC Fundable”: team, traction
      • Raising first VC capital
      • Term sheet
      • The VC Story
      • The VC Pitch

    • Session C: Deck and Fundraising (Oct 28th 9:30am-5:30pm  incld lunch)
      • Summary & Slide deck
        • Executive summary
        • The pitch deck structure
        • Samples

      • Managing your fundraising process
        • Prepare your story
        • DD yourself: the list investors will ask
        • Create your shortlist of investors
        • Using third party services / platform

      • Pitch workshop
        • Elevator Pitch
        • Presentation
        • Practices

    • Mentoring Session (For Combo ticket and Premier ticket only)

    • Session D: Pitch Night (included for Combo ticket and Premier ticket) (Dec 7rd $100)


October 14 @ 8:00 am
December 7 @ 5:00 pm




Palo Alto
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