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Fundraising is the key to navigate the startup valley of death. Entrepreneurial success is highly dependent upon a Founders financial literacy, credit-rating, business structure, and responsible fiscal planning to engage in non-dilutive or dilutive fundraising.
This thought-provoking session will provide you insights to prepare for fundraising as an entrepreneur. Learn advanced techniques, check-lists, search techniques, and preparation methods to seek grants (e.g. government or foundation), SBA loans, SBDC opportunities, crowdfunding, donor management, private equity, venture capital, angel investment & more.
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About the Presenter
Douglas Younger III is the Founder & CEO of 3STEPS4WARD A Marketing Company a technology forward silicon-valley full service provider for startups, entrepreneurs, & small business.
Doug brings 20 years of international marketing, commercialization, and technology experience from Fortune 500 enterprises, startups, & non-profits. Doug is a digital marketing lecturer in the Executive MBA program of Cal State University East Bay. He earned an MBA in marketing and bioscience entrepreneurship from Case Western Reserve University.
Doug is the Host of Twist of Fate A Small Business Podcast that inspires listeners with entrepreneurial stories of planning, passion, & optimism. He is also an ongoing lead judge in the NBA Sacramento Kings Pitch crowd-sourced pitch competition named CAPITALIZE.