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7:00 p.m. Monday, May 6, 2013
classEssentials of Startup Finance: Business Formation and Raising Capital Aaron Holiday, Venture Capitalist, Startup Consultant & ProgrammerSession I: Monday, May 6th from 7:00-8:30pmSession II: Tuesday, May 7th from 7:00-8:30pm About the SeriesThese classes will provide founders and entrepreneurs with a practical understanding of the essential things to know in order to navigate through the early stage of a company's existence. Topics will include: essential components of starting a scalable company and raising capital.Session 1: Business FormationIdea generationIdentifying breakthroughsLegal entity formation
Allocating equity ownershipUnit economicsBusiness model landscapeUnderstanding operationsConsidering revenue streamsPrerequisites: Students should come prepared to talk about their business or idea.Session 2: Access to Early Stage CapitalWhy raise outside capitalSources of capitalBuilding relationshipsUnderstanding investorsValuationConvertible notesQualified financing rounds (ie. Series A, etc.)Prerequisites: None.Aaron Holiday is a rising venture capitalist, startup consultant, and programmer. Currently, Aaron is a Kauffman Fellowship Finalist, works part-time for a NYC venture capital firm, and has worked with over 30 seed stage startup companies on business formation, access to capital, and growth strategies. The companies that Aaron has advised have gone on to Accelerator programs such as Y-Combinator, Tech Stars, ER Accelerator, and DreamIT. Additionally, over the last 9 months Aaron has helped 7 startups raise more than $7M in seed stage capital. Aaron has an undergraduate degree in Computer Science from Morehouse College, and an MBA from Cornell University. Aaron spent 6 years on Wall Street building financial trading technology for Goldman Sachs and GFI Group. Aaron also worked with the CEO and COO of Blip.TV, a venture capital backed startup company.
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Session 1: High Growth Business Formation 37.92
Session 2: Access to Early Stage Capital 37.92
Both Sessions 74.84