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Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Money for Your Idea in San Francisco
Startup Funding 101: How to Raise Money for Your Idea in San Francisco is a beginner fundraising workshop which will provide practical, step by step advice, and feature talks from VCs and Angels. Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more. Who should attend? - Anyone who is thinking about raising money for their idea or business - Anyone that wants an understanding of fundraising for early stage businesses and products Discussion topics include: - The key metrics and pre-requisites for raising funding, and the anatomy of a "fundable" company - How to make yourself more attractive to investors - How to utilize online fundraising networks and platforms, like AngelList, Gust, Kickstarter, and Indiegogo. - How to meet and work with different sources of capital, such as friends and family, angel investors, venture capitalists, government grants and loans, and more. At the end of the session, there will also be a short audience Q&A session, and several attendees will also head to a local restaurant or bar to socialize. This event is FREE, and we expect over 50 people in attendance. For more information, visit http://fi.co/e/startup-pitch-bootcamp-learn-how-to-pitch-from-top-entrepreneurs-e7de4759-0fc2-4581-89f0-dbd4530ac6e1/meetup --- This event is sponsored by the Founder Institute San Francisco startup accelerator. Founder Institute provides a step-by-step program that gives startup founders the structure, mentor support, and network of entrepreneurs they need to start an enduring company. Based in Silicon Valley and with chapters across 60 countries, the Founder Institute's mission is to "Globalize Silicon Valley" and build sustainable startup ecosystems worldwide.

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1535 Mission Street, San Francisco, CA 94103 · San Francisco, CA

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Startup Founder 101 brings together aspiring and experienced tech entrepreneurs to discuss, meet, and collaborate to build great new startups, and to push the local startup ecosystem forward.

This group hosts numerous free events throughout the year where you can learn the best practices of starting a company from people who have been there and done that. You’ll have the opportunity to meet local founders and investors, exchange ideas with experts, get feedback on your idea, participate in startup workshops, and more.

Typical startup event topics include:
• Coming up with a strong startup idea
• Startup legal basics
• How to pitch your startup
• Starting a company without quitting your day job
• How to raise funding for your startup
• And much more!

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