How To Raise Money For Your Start-Up
What Any Startup Needs is Funding
In a world where data is the new oil, every business is a data business. This means that developing the right data strategy, and positioning of data products is key in raising funding.
On this workshop, professor of entrepreneurship Walid Ghodbane will discuss topics like:
- What are the different types of funding that a startup can follow?
- When is the right time to go to a VC?
- What funding alternatives exist to angels and VCs?
- How to defend your choice in front of VCs and angel investors?
- What are the formulas you should use to maximise success of the fundraising effort?
The workshop also includes consultation sessions, during which Professor Ghodbane will help you come up with the right fundraising strategy.
Who Should Attend This Event?
Entrepreneurs who are trying to scale up their startup, and raise a series A or series B round.
Startups with a strong data component
The event is also relevant for early-stage startups and entrepreneurs who want to understand the process of fundraising better.
Dr. Walid Ghodbane is Assistant Professor of Business Administration and deputy dean for accreditation at ESCT Business School. He is visiting professor of MIS at SWISS UMEF University at Switzerland. He is member and mentor of world’s top accelerators such as The Alchemist of the United States, and Seedstars of Switzerland. He is member and reviewer of Academy of Management (AOM) and Alumni of Startups scaling and mentoring program of the United States Department of State (IVLP).
Narcis is a dynamic entrepreneur, strategic non-executive director and business growth specialist, experienced with business start-ups growth as well as post M&A diagnostic and delivery, brand strategy and change leadership with a demonstrated history over 15+ years of leading teams in the Independent Retail, Food Service, Manufacturing and Wholesale sectors. He is highly skilled in Business Transformation, Strategic Business Planning, Retail outlets setup, B2B and B2C Route-to-Market strategies and global supply chains. He has a proven record of scaling up manufacturing and retail chains, as well as field-to-fork sustainable solutions.