Capital Raising and Valuation

Capital Raising and Valuation - 1/1/2010 ErikSander;EGN6640...

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1/1/2010 1 1 Erik Sander; EGN6640 ± Financial investors Money ± Employees – Life; family time ± Board, advisors, mentors–Time; reputation ± StrategicAllies–Time; reputation; their ops ± Vendors–Contract terms ± Customers – Reputation; reliability ± Family and friends–Faith in you; money All do a basic ROI analysis Can you succeed and what does it mean to them What’s yourValue Proposition 2 Erik Sander; EGN6640
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1/1/2010 2 ± Founders ± Friends, family, and fools ± Angels ± Grants (SBIR, STTR, State) ± Venture capital ± Retained earning Retained earnings ± Debt instruments 3 Erik Sander; EGN6640 ± Introduction ± Elevator Pitch ± Business Plan ± Presentation ± Due Diligence ± Negotiation ± Closure ± The Real Work 4 Erik Sander; EGN6640
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1/1/2010 3 ± An overview of an idea for a product, service, or project ± Can be delivered in the time span of an elevator ride ± Many of the same traits as speed dating–make a connection; Get a real date where both parties are invested ± Know your goal 5 Erik Sander; EGN6640 ± Lack of experienced management team (40%) ± Didn’t fit investment criteria industries geographic area (17% Didn t fit investment criteria, industries, geographic area (17%) ± Insufficient market size or need (13%) ± No competitive advantage, non compelling technology (13%) ± No clear execution strategy (10%) ± Company too small, will not grow large enough (10%) ± Company too early stage (8%) ± No industry barriers to entry for competitors (6%) ±
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This note was uploaded on 11/21/2011 for the course EGN 6640 taught by Professor Eriksander during the Fall '11 term at University of Florida.

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