Fundraising 201: How to Raise a Seed Round Efficiently

Join Startup Grind NYC and AWS as we walk founders through the practical steps of how to authentically generate a sense of urgency with investors, control your fundraising narrative, and stack the deck in your favor in order to create fundraising momentum and close investors quickly. Whether you are getting ready to fundraise, are currently fundraising, or are considering fundraising in the future, this workshop will prepare you to run a more efficient fundraising process.

This workshop, led by Mike Wilner, former founder & CEO and co-author of "Oversubscribed: a founder's guide to seed fundraising," will walk us through the fundraising process comprehensively, including:

  • Knowing when to raise money
  • Ground rules when approaching a seed round
  • Drafting round composition and allocation
  • Crafting your fundraising narrative
  • Building a funnel
  • Initiating fundraising mode and stacking meetings
  • Pitching and closing
  • December 16, 2019 at 5:00pm – 6:30pm
  • Joshua Ness