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Early Stage Strategy & Financing Series | Ownership, Control and Capital Raises
June 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
This session will help you understand the ramifications of selling equity stake in your company, and how to maintain operational control in early rounds. We will work on capital requirements and terms of an equity or debt deal. Key questions explored:
- What type of deal best suits my needs, equity sale, convertible note, or senior debt?
- How do I maintain operational control, and do I want to?
- How do I form the most effective board of directors?
This brown bag lunch event is put on by Jim Franklin. Each workshop will have a new topic. Our next workshop will be on June 24th, stay tuned for more details.
Speaker Bio: Jim Franklin is a retired senior US Air Force officer and pilot having served as a foreign military sales director, technology development and research manager for a variety of cutting edge technology companies, and as Chief Financial Officer for six early stage companies during capital financing and strategic business development. He is currently principal and founder at Prodigy Capital Consulting, specializing in strategic planning and financial services to clients within a variety of industries to include aerospace and defense, international technology, entertainment, security, healthcare, pharmaceutical, transportation, logistics management, information technology, senior care, manufacturing, renewable energy, real estate development, and non-profit foundations.
StartWheel’s mission is to centralize and mobilize efforts that foster the growth of entrepreneurism in our regional innovation economy. We aim to support and cultivate an entrepreneurial network in HRVA where talent, resources, information and leadership come together.