XLR8HI PRESENTS

BUSINESS FUNDRAISING

INVESTOR'S GUIDE TO RAISING MONEY FOR YOUR BUSINESS

With Silicon Valley Insider Bill Melohn

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WHEN

Aug. 15, 2019 5:00 - 6:30 PM

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WHERE

XLR8HI
HONOLULU, HI

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AGENDA

4:45 PM Networking
5:00 PM Workshop
6:00 PM Q&A

ABOUT THIS CLASS

INVESTOR'S GUIDE TO RAISING MONEY FOR YOUR BUSINESS

Looking to raise money to start or grow your business? Learn about the various funding options available to entrepreneurs and the risks and rewards associated with each one. Plus, gain an understanding of how raising outside capital can impact your business ownership and strategy. Silicon Valley tech veteran Bill Melohn will share his insider perspective on what investors look for and what can make or break the deal. Increase your odds of raising money by signing up for our upcoming workshop!

What you will learn

  • The spectrum of funding options available and their impact on your business
  • How Venture Capitalists and Angel Investors think
  • How to pitch a business, startup or idea to an investor
  • How to find the right investor for your business

Bonus Q&A

  • The infinite number of cool new ideas out there
  • The much smaller number of people committed to turning those ideas into action
  • Why details like IPR and budgets are critical
  • How to effectively clone the passion around an idea without diluting your energy 
  • The odd idea of “failing fast”
  • What agile technology really means 
  • The importance of understanding potential competitors
  • How to build an organization around consensus 
  • How to find the best employees, investors, and customers

ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR

BILL MELOHN

A tech and startup expert, Bill has led the design and engineering of Internet Protocols and Services for nearly 30 years. He has worked as an executive at a number of tech companies in Silicon Valley, most recently as VP/Chief Technology Officer for Network Systems at Cisco Systems. Bill currently serves as a tech and strategy advisor for a number of early-stage companies, not-for-profit groups, and public institutions. Bill is a graduate of Iolani School and the University of Southern California.

DETAILS

Who is this for?

  • Startup founders
  • Business owners
  • Aspiring entrepreneurs
  • Anybody curious about the world of angel investing and venture capital

NEIGHBOR ISLANDS

Remote attendance options available. Are you interested in joining the class from a neighbor island? Let us know during checkout and we’ll follow up with instructions on how to join us!

WHEN

Aug. 15, 2019 5:00 - 6:30 PM

WHERE

XLR8HI
HONOLULU, HI

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