TiE Bangalore - Economic Times Masterclasses
Mar 25, 2022 - Mar 26, 2022
11:00 AM - 03:00 PM (Asia/Kolkata)

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About the programme

For every new venture, raising investment is the first and most critical requisite to kick start and scale a business to the next level. To maximize chances of raising investments, startupreneurs need to understand how to create a pitch-perfect business plan, how to approach an investor, and what potential investors would be looking at before investing in a startup business and the available modes of financing. Startups need to know the basics of valuation techniques to determine how many shares are to be diluted. They also need to get acquainted with various kinds of small business loans and also the legalities and investment deal documentation process to negotiate the term sheet and safeguard their business interest.

To enable startupreneurs to secure early-stage and subsequent rounds of funding, ETMasterclass brings a hands-on workshop to learn the technicalities and practicalities of the fundraising process. The participants will also get an opportunity to hear and interact with successful startup founders and learn how they built, scaled, and made their brand speak.

Who should attend

  • Startups, Entrepreneurs & Companies looking To raise funds
  • CEOs, CFOs, MDs, Senior Management
  • Strategic Planning Executives, M&A Team Members
  • Individual, Private & Institutional Investors
  • I-Banks, Professional Advisers, Law Firms, Consultants

What you will learn

  • Understand the best practices in starting up a new business
  • Learn what will make your business model grow in a long-run
  • Understand how to structure a company for seed, angel, venture capital investment
  • Learn the legal issues and deal documentation required for startups
  • Understand when to raise funds, how much to raise, and from whom
  • Learn tips from investors to secure funding in a changing funding scenario
  • Know how to negotiate and document term sheets & key clauses
  • Know the methodologies used in determining the valuation of early-stage companies
  • Know the types of loans available for new ventures
  • Demystify key financing concepts to get secured fundings

Key Benefits

  • Special Networking Session post the masterclass for Start-ups, Investors and Speakers (Subject to their availability)
  • Opportunity to directly interact with the Speakers and on spot doubt clearing
  • Certificate of Participation upon successful completion of masterclass
  • Study material


Day 1 - Evaluation of early-stage funding

11:00 AM - 12:15 PM

  • Assessment of investment in accordance with the startup lifecycle
  • Building a pitch-perfect business model
  • How and when to raise outside capital/funds
  • The multifarious fundraising options and how to select the right one
  • The challenges in raising funds from Angel / Seeds / VC Funds - What to avoid and what to take home
  • The Steps of Series A, B and C fundings, and how to ace them

12:30 PM - 01:45 PM

Know your business worth, learn the basics of valuations

  • How to perform effective company valuations through:
  • Discounted Cash Flow (DCF)
  • Venture Capital method
  • Score card method
  • Market multiples
  • Challenges in valuing or pricing startups & early-stage companies
  • Connecting for growth through thought leadership
  • VCs’ most applicable method in the current scenario

02:00 PM - 03:00 PM

Bridging the gap between Founders and Investors

  • The Typical Investors - types and how they play in the financing universe
  • 7 Hoops to win investors
  • The truth about Valuation
  • Investors bias and unconscious Red Flags
  • The X Factor – how to stand out for investors.
  • What do Venture Capitalists look for before investing?
  • Case Studies – Space Tech and Green Tech and lessons learnt

11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Day 2 - Key legal issues, investment deal negotiation & documentation

  • Key terms in the term sheet
  • Board composition
  • Negotiation of term sheet
  • Deal structuring
  • Exit clauses

12:15 PM - 01:30 PM

Sustainable Working Capital Solutions

  • Drivers of sustainable working capital
  • Financing Solutions - Long term vs Short term, Equity vs Debt
  • Securitisation
  • Factoring and Discounting Supplier Finance / LCs
  • Asset based or inventory finance
  • Alternative revenue streams

01:45 PM - 03:00 PM

Startupreneur success story: Make your own brand speak

  • How to make your business idea unique
  • How to build the right pitch - deck for investors?
  • What resources are needed to elevate your business: time, cost, resources, etc.
  • Hear it from the starpreneur - Use case scenario

Exclusive offer for TiE Bangalore Members 

TiE Bangalore Members are entrepreneurs and aspiring professionals interested in forming a new business, taking their startup to the next level, learning new trends in the marketplace, or networking and successfully moving ahead in their careers.

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