5:05 p.m.-6:20 p.m.
students, faculty, staff, public, alumni
Getting a start-up funded isn’t easy. Raising money is one of the
entrepreneur’s biggest challenges. Bootstrapping
is an essential technique for many start-ups and can provide the most
profitable long-term results and the greatest return on investment for its
entrepreneurs. Traditional dept financing, friends and family, angel investors
and venture capital are other common ways of raising money. “I’ve heard that venture capital firms want to take too much
equity and control of my business, and angel investors aren’t taking enough
interest – so how do I raise enough capital to start my business? What’s
appropriate for me and where do I begin?” Funding
Your Venture will explore the various ways in which an entrepreneur can seek
equity and debt funding.