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Early Stage Strategy & Financing Series | Valuations in Simple Terms

June 10, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Determining what your enterprise is worth is central to determining the justification for spending the “blood, sweat, and tears” of birthing a new company. This workshop walks through the foundational elements that capital markets use to quantify worth in early stage companies. Key questions explored:

  • What is the most important element of valuation at each investment round?
  • How do I maximize my valuation?
  • How do I negotiate critical terms of a founding round?

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 17th, 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.

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