How to raise money for early-stage startups? - Talk with a Venture Investor

Thu, 25 Feb 2021 19:00 - 20:00
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Do you want to learn how early-stage startup funding works and what preparations you need to do before trying to raise money? 💸

Join us for this interactive online talk with Sophie Meralli, Venture Investor at Eight Roads, who will provide practical step by step advice & tips for beginner entrepreneurs. Before joining Japan Ventures team at Eight Roads in 2020, Sophie received her MBA at MIT's Sloan School of Management and has worked at Innospark Ventures, an early-stage venture capital firm in Boston.

What’s covered:

✔️ when to raise capital and from whom
✔️ what VCs are looking for when assessing a company
✔️ typical deal terms and their impact for entrepreneurs
✔️ how does the due diligence process work
✔️ how does equality and diluting process work
✔️ how to split shares between co-founders

If you're an aspiring entrepreneur or just thinking about launching your venture in Japan, this event will help you get prepared for the fundraising process.

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