Startup Fundraising Panel: How to Get Funded Fast

Team Austin Networking
Team Austin Networking
Public group

Capital Factory

701 Brazos St · Austin, TX

How to find us

We will be on the 16th Floor of the Omni Hotel in Downtown Austin.

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Fundraising Is Hard. You Don’t Have To Do It Alone.

Founders often fight the tide and figure things out on their own.

But when it comes to funding, getting the right advice from those who have already done it is critical to your success.

Join us this month and learn how to sidestep common mistakes & traps scattered across the road to funding from our panel of founders who did it first.


**Who Should Attend?**

This event isn’t just for founders & entrepreneurs, it’s for anyone interested in or thinking about raising money for their business/idea now or in the future.

**Who Is Speaking?**

- Steven Blustein, Founder/CEO, PrideBites
- Johnny Heiselberg, CEO/COO/Mentor, Austin Eastciders & SKU
- James Garvey, Founder/CEO, Self Lender
- Nick Hermandorfer, Founder/CEO, Home Run Dugout

**What Will Be Discussed**

- What makes a company fundable
- The Right & Wrong types of funding
- At what stage should you seek funding
- Investment Decks & Pitching Do’s & Dont’s
- How you can avoid common funding mistakes
- What terms you should expect and what’s fair/reasonable
- How to cultivate a network that increases your ability to get funded.

**Questions We Will Answer**

- How to plan for fundraising.
- What the hell is a burn rate anyway?
- What do investors actually look for?
- What milestones should make your progress?
- How to use existing capital and what to do with new capital.
- And anything else you may want to ask during the final Q&A

Mistakes are inevitable, but you don’t have to go at it alone.

Take the first step towards successfully finding funding for your company and join us this month on April 30th for the Team Austin Startup Fundraising Panel.


**About Team Austin**

Team Austin is a Non-Profit dedicated to supporting the Austin, TX ecosystem of entrepreneurs & startups. Our events cover every aspect of the entrepreneurial journey. Every month we put you in the same room as those who have already done it to learn, network and grow.

As a non-profit, we have a simple goal. To support the growth of the business & tech communities in Austin from the ground up. In addition to our monthly educational and networking events, the Team Austin Foundation provides diversity in tech & business scholarships to ensure our amazing community grows now and in the future.

Team Austin is a 100% volunteer-run organization and proceeds go to the scholarship fund and production of monthly educational events.

It’s a TON of work, we do it because we want to not because we have to. So if you are ready to pay it forward and get involved let us know at this month’s event or by using the contact form on our website.

**About The Speakers**

Find out more about our speakers and buy your tickets on Eventbrite!


**Thank You To Our Sponsors**

Capital Factory
Silicon Valley Bank
Still Austin Whiskey Co.