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Understanding Today’s Investment Vehicles
October 31 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The recent proliferation of investment vehicles available to early-stage companies has greatly increased the complexity of raising capital. The session will review the basics of some of the most popular investment vehicles. You will learn to:
- Make the right investor approach (individual angels vs. angel groups and VCs)
- Choose among the dizzying array of financial instruments used in today’s seed financings, including traditional preferred stock, stripped-down preferred stock, convertible promissory notes and SAFE notes
- Negotiate the right terms to these instruments
- Set the pre-money valuation