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Funding Your Startup: Incorporation Workshop

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This event is organized by Fundavision.

Idea to IPO is collaborating by promoting this event.

There is a cover charge to attend this event.

A "Yes" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your registration.

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Idea to IPO members receive a 30% discount.

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This is a workshop format. Space is limited.

Please only RSVP "Yes" if you will be attending.

You will learn how to file the paperwork to incorporate your business at this event. This is a hands on seminar where you will learn all the ins and outs of properly registering your business -- an important first step to getting funding.

Instead of paying thousands of dollars to an overpriced attorney, get it done here at this workshop for a fraction of the cost.

Topics to be covered include:

Best Methods for Incorporation Company Name and Protection How to Prepare Articles of Incorporation How to Prepare a Pitch to Investors In this event, you will receive:

Corporate filing with the Secretary of State's office Employer Identification Number Tips on how to pitch to investors Pride of ownership of a corporation What to bring :

Company name Address for company mail Checkbook for state fees ( multiple checks are required ) BONUS :

Attorney on site for individual questions and additional services Free startup checking account with multiple features Fundavision will be emphasizing California C corporations and LLC's (limited liability corporations). An attorney will be on hand to assist with filings for other states and other types of incorporations


Erik Wixted

Erik is the operations manager for U.S. Bank, overseeing 18 branches in the Bay Area. Erik is well versed on banking issues for startups and is passionate about helping startups establish business credit.

Soyeun Choi

Soyeun is president of the Palo Alto Bar Association and a Palo Alto business attorney. Her practice includes business law and intellectual property law.

Workshop Benefits:

Learn how to protect the name of your startup As an "official" business you will be able to look for funding with more credibility Eliminate risk to your personal assets Set up business accounts and compartmentalize your assets Establish a record of business credit Have the ability to sell stock as a corporation


5:30 Networking and Mediterranean Food

6:00 Presentation, Turkish Coffee ,Tea

6:45 Workshop

7:45 Investor Pitch Practice

8:00 End

Presented By

Marshall Childs


FundaVision University

For questions about the event, contact Marshall at:


Attendees (12)