3rd Silicon Beach Conference
1 Feb - 3 Feb 2017
Session four: Fundraising/raising capital
Thursday 2 February (1530 - 1630)
North American Regional Forum
This session will address the long and winding road of raising capital for start-ups. Raising capital can be a full-time job and lawyers should be familiar with the raising capital rules and protocols to be at the top of their game for their clients. Topics include: • Fundraising approach and mentality for start-ups. • Fundraising principles and rules. Do’s and don’ts? • Friends, family and fools. • Crowdfunding effects and consequences on the fundraising ecosystem? More opportunities for all. • Venture capital funds. How to deal with them. • Dilution and conquer. The start-up dilemma.