Raising Capital Webinar

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Raising Capital webinar presented by the Australian Businesswomen's Network as part of the Know-How Now! series.

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Raising Capital Webinar

  1. 1. Know-How Now Business Success Webinar Series. Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business Is your business investor-ready? Discover strategies for finding business angels and investors and pitfalls to avoid when raising capital. sponsored by:
  2. 2. Suzi Dafnis Australian Businesswomen’s Network Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  3. 3. Fiona De Zotti Australian Businesswomen’s Network Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  4. 4. Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business Simon Winfield Winfield Business Strategy
  5. 5. <ul><li>Assets – Store, factory, machinery </li></ul><ul><li>Working capital </li></ul><ul><li>Cash flow shortfall </li></ul><ul><li>R&D, Market Research </li></ul><ul><li>Take money out of the business </li></ul><ul><li>Expand nationally internationally </li></ul>Why do you need external finance? Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  6. 6. <ul><li>A. To get my business to the stage where I can live comfortably from it. </li></ul><ul><li>B. To grow my business over time, and maybe sell it at some point in the future. </li></ul><ul><li>C. To rapidly grow my business, sell it within the next few years, and start another one. </li></ul>What are your goals? Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  7. 7. <ul><li>Gold Inflation </li></ul><ul><li>Government Bonds 6.3% </li></ul><ul><li>Money market, Bank 7-7.5% </li></ul><ul><li>Equities (ASX listed) 12.5% (over last 109 years) </li></ul><ul><li>Equities (unlisted) 20-30% </li></ul><ul><li>Start up, early stage 40-100% </li></ul>From an investors point of view Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  8. 8. <ul><li>Your own money </li></ul><ul><li>Grants and loans </li></ul><ul><li>Revenue – customers advance payments </li></ul><ul><li>Your mentor, your mentors friend </li></ul><ul><li>Banks </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic options – customer / industry partner </li></ul><ul><li>Business Angels </li></ul><ul><li>Venture Capital (Mike Southon, Beermat Entrepreneur) </li></ul>Funding your business Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  9. 9. <ul><li>Personal-Credit Cards, Mortgage </li></ul><ul><li>Friends and Family loans </li></ul><ul><li>Customer, Supplier finance </li></ul><ul><li>Leasing </li></ul><ul><li>Factoring </li></ul><ul><li>Bank overdraft, loan </li></ul>Debt financing Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  10. 10. <ul><li>Friends and Family $10K to $100K </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to access Damage to relationships </li></ul><ul><li>Angel Investors $200K to $500K </li></ul><ul><li>Contacts, experience Personality conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Involvement </li></ul><ul><li>Venture Capital $2m to $10m </li></ul><ul><li>Industry expertise Control </li></ul><ul><li>Managing for harvest </li></ul>Equity investors Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  11. 11. <ul><li>FFF </li></ul><ul><li>Business Angels </li></ul><ul><li>AAAI www.aaai.net.au </li></ul><ul><li>Business Angels www.businessangels.com.au </li></ul><ul><li>Venture Capital AVCAL avcal.com.au </li></ul><ul><li>ASSOB assob.com.au </li></ul>Where to find investors Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  12. 12. <ul><li>Business plan + 2 page summary </li></ul><ul><li>To include: Balance sheet, Income statement, Cash flow statement, 3yr projections, Cashflow forecast monthly. </li></ul><ul><li>Equity pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Product or service and benefit to customer. Market opportunity. Team expertise. </li></ul><ul><li>Debt pitch </li></ul><ul><li>Ability to service loan, collateral, cash flow forecasts. </li></ul><ul><li>Investors : Research thoroughly </li></ul><ul><li>Banker : Find and build relationship </li></ul>Checklist Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  13. 13. <ul><li>‘ Lack of money, employees, equipment, product is actually a huge advantage’ (Gianforte, Brightwork Dev Inc) </li></ul><ul><li>‘ Refusing to rely on [external funding] imposes a financial and sales discipline on the business that is very very healthy’ (Mike Southon, Beermat Entrepreneur) </li></ul><ul><li>Walt Disney </li></ul><ul><li>Estee Lauder </li></ul><ul><li>Boo.com </li></ul><ul><li>2003 Inc 500 – 61% of companies started with <$50k </li></ul>Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business Do you really need outside investors?
  14. 14. <ul><li>Women’s Business Women’s Wealth - Amanda Ellis </li></ul><ul><li>Smart Financial Management - Sihler, Crawford, Davis </li></ul><ul><li>The Beermat Entrepreneur - Mike Southon, Chris West </li></ul><ul><li>How to Raise Capital - Timmons, Spinelli, Zacharakis </li></ul>Reference sources Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business
  15. 15. Belonging has Benefits Pay-as-you-go membership is just $20 a month
  16. 16. Know-How Now! Business Success Webinar Series
  17. 17. MentorNet Grow Your Business with the Help of a Mentor. I magine the success your business could achieve with the help of a Mentor. Hurry! The next MentorNet program starts on 23 September .
  18. 18. <ul><li>Join the the Know-How Now! Community </li></ul><ul><li>Start a discussion </li></ul><ul><li>Participate </li></ul><ul><li>Network </li></ul>What’s Next? Thank you! Raising Capital and Finding Investors for Your Business

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