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How to Build a Startup Funding Strategy – Presented by Silicon Valley SBDC

February 15 @ 12:00 - 13:30 CST

How to Build a Startup Funding Strategy – A Practical Approach from Fundable Startups

Too many founders rush into fundraising without a clear strategy. Diving right into a pitch deck is alluring and fun, but failing to understand the right funding approach, sources, vehicles and targets leads to higher stress, increased risk, and — most importantly — greatly reduced founder payouts.

Learn the right way to fund your startup by first determining:

  • How much to raise
  • When to raise
  • From where to raise
  • What type of funds to raise
  • From whom to raise

Learn how to maximize valuations, improve fundraising terms, and minimize founder dilution by strategically identifying and leveraging your startup’s inflection points.

Parking at the 4th Street Parking Garage (44 S 4th St, San Jose, CA 95112) will be validated. Bring your parking ticket to the event and a library staff member will validate it for you.

Fundable Startups provides coaching, training, and tools that helps founders build healthy, fundable companies. As a published author and a CEO, CTO or Tech VP of 5 startups with 3 exits, Sam Wong leads Fundable Startups in creating premium, deep-dive, visual training and tools to help founders with great execution.

Venture Validator predicts product / market fit by validating startup ideas. We’ve done validation surveys for over 100 different entrepreneurs, providing important insights on project features, customer objections, and offer pricing.

Sam recently spoke at TechCrunch Disrupt on the topic of “Startup Exits: the Good, the Bad, and the Ugly”. Sam also had an interview published in Fortune Magazine on surviving the economic downturn.

Silicon Valley SBDC is committed to entrepreneur and startups success, providing at no-cost business advisings and networking to the Silicon Valley Investors.


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