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DGC hosted an event on November 21st entitled, “Best Practices and Challenges of Raising Capital for Early Stage Companies.” In case you missed the event or want to watch highlights, we have posted clips from the event below:
Clip #1 – Valuation Expectations - Most early stage companies encounter challenges during the valuation process. Expectations on both sides are critical. How can expectations, both realistic and unrealistic, impact the valuation process?
Clip #2 – Raising Capital – Who Should You Choose? - It's always a complex process when early stage companies are trying to raise capital. What should you keep in mind when you are examining investment opportunities? What type of investor should you choose?
Clip #3 –'Best Practices and Challenges of Raising Capital for Early Stage Companies' - This audio clip contains the entire presentation.
Fundraising for early stage companies presents unique challenges, especially as entrepreneurs are focused on growing their businesses. Attendees heard from seasoned financial executives who have successfully raised multiple rounds of financing as well as a long-time angel investor.
Panelists discussed their experiences raising capital and shared insights including how to determine the right investor to partner with and what investors focus on when qualifying potential investment opportunities. The panelists also compared the pros and cons of various funding sources including angel investors, venture capitalists and private equity firms.
Don Troy, CPA, CGMA, Partner, DGC (DiCicco, Gulman & Company)
Jonathan Butler, CPA, Partner, DGC (DiCicco, Gulman & Company)
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