MCE Equity Pathways Workshop Series: Preparing to Raise Capital

April 24, 2018 at 4:00pm6:00pm
Preti Flaherty

Penthouse Floor
One City Center
Portland, ME

The Maine Center for Entrepreneurs and Preti Flaherty are partnering to present Equity Pathways - a series of workshops designed to help entrepreneurs understand the available options and mechanics of fundraising, whether or not to raise capital, various early-stage funding opportunities, and how to become investor-ready. Each workshop will focus on a key element of raising capital in a talk and discussion format.

Workshop 1:  Preparing to Raise Capital - What Startups Need to Know

There are many steps a startup can take prior to seeking outside capital that can help maximize its capital raise opportunities.  Presenters Kristy Abraham and Bryan O'Brien of Preti Flaherty and Don Gooding, former MCED Executive Director, will walk you through what investors will expect to see – from financial models, pitch decks, executive summaries and business plans, to cap tables, reference lists, deal structures and exit options.  Is your corporate legal work in order?  We’ll also discuss the various legal issues to consider when preparing to raise capital.

Click here to register. This series is complimentary but advance registration is appreciated. 

Equity Pathways Workshops

May 8 - Non-Equity Financing for Startups

May 22 - Raising Equity Capital and Securities Law Basics

June 5 - Equity Compensation of Employees, Advisors, Directors

June 19 - Come to Terms: Understanding Term Sheets

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