NCET Special Event in Reno, Nevada: Everything you need to know about funding your business – but were afraid to ask – Mar 8

Who, when, why and how to seek funding

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Wednesday, March 8

Networking: 11:00 am – Noon, Program: Noon – 1:30 pm

Atlantis Casino Resort Spa

In Partnership With

Our Speakers:

Doug Erwin
Kevin Lyon
Craig Macy
Kathie Priebe

Sponsored by:


Good morning Jeffrey,
NCET is pleased to present this special panel of experts who will cover the why, what, when and how of startup financing. You’ll hear from industry experts and startup investors who’ll share insights on how to build and fund a successful business.
db3f3332-a0f5-48bc-b759-c976a8fd49a0.jpgWhy Should You Attend? Topics include:

  • Why raise funds?
  • How to determine your capital requirements
  • Different modes of funding available: crowdfunding, F&F, angels, VCs, etc.
  • Different types of instruments: Notes, KISS, SAFE, etc.
  • When to raise funds, how much to raise, and from whom
  • Learn how to structure a company for seed, angel and venture capital investment
  • Understand the best practices in identifying and approaching potential investors, and what motivates them: return, involvement, etc.
  • What investors are looking for:
  • Valuation
  • Management team
  • Use of funds
  • Competitive advantage
  • Exit strategy

Learn what methodologies to use in determining valuation Understand negotiation and documentation of Term Sheets Why you need – or don’t need – a Board of Directors or a Board of Advisors How to structure your pitch

  • Determining valuation, cap tables; term sheets and negotiation.
  • Timing of funds requirements

Who Should Attend?

  • Entrepreneurs and Companies looking to raise funds
  • C-level and Senior Management
  • Individual, Private and Institutional Investors
  • Professional Advisers, Law Firms and Consultants

Panelists include:

  • Doug Erwin – Vice President for Entrepreneurial Development, EDAWN (Moderator)
  • Kevin J. Lyons – Co-Founder and CEO, Governance Sciences Group
  • Craig Macy – Of Counsel, Fennemore Craig
  • Kathie Priebe – Reno Angels, Sierra Angels, Summit VMS and Golden Seeds

Read our panelist’s bios here

NCET members may bring an unlimited number of guests at member prices. Join before you RSVP for this event and your savings will pay for some of all of your membership! Memberships start at just $50 so join now and save.


Wednesday, March 8

Networking: 11:00 am – Noon
Lunch and Program: Noon – 1:30 pm
Prices: $40 – NCET members / $50 – non-members

Tables for eight – includes premium location at front of room, table signage and recognition from the podium during the luncheon.

  • $320 – NCET members / $400 – non-members

RSVP EARLY so you don’t miss this great event.

The Fine Print:

  • Advance reservations required. RSVP by midnight on March 7. (Walk-in registration is not available.)
  • You are encouraged to pay in advance – there is a $10 service charge for payment at the door.
  • No-shows will be charged the full amount of the reservation unless cancelled at least 48 hours prior to the event.
Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 S. Virginia StreetReno NV 89502 (Map)

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