meetup

Positioning Your Early Stage EdTech Company for Financing

Minneapolis, MN - Feb 6 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Price: Free


MEETING SUMMARY

  • Are you thinking about financing your early stage education business?
  • Wondering what an investor term sheet might cover or how investors will value your business?
  • Wondering what investors might think about your capital structure or business entity?
  • Do you have questions about whether you should do more to protect your IP assets?
  • These questions (and many others) will be explored by our expert panel from both an investor perspective and a legal perspective.

    Our experienced panel will address optimal capital structure, considerations with public and private financing, founders’ stock, initial seed financing, strategic alliances and equity incentive arrangements for management and key employees. They will also look at term sheets between entrepreneurs and investors; nondisclosure agreements (NDAs) and other confidentiality issues; valuation, dilution, preferred stock and more.

    Bring your questions for our panel to answer!

    EXPERT PANELISTS:

    * Joy Lindsay—President & Co-founder StarTec Investments LLC; co-founder and team member Sofia Fund

    * Chris Nyren--CEO & Founder, Educated Ventures LLC (angel investor & advisor for multiple edtech companies); founder Educelerate Chicago, North, LA and Colorado

    * Patrice Kloss—Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

    * Pat Pazderka—Partner, Fox Rothschild LLP

    AGENDA:

    6:00--6:30 pm—Arrival, food, refreshments and networking

    6:30—7:45 pm—Program and Q&A

    7:45—8:00 pm—Wrap-up and Networking

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    Positioning Your Early Stage EdTech Company for Financing

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