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Fund Attraction

My thoughts and techniques on fund-raising for social investment.

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Fund Attraction

  1. 1. Fund.ATTRACTION Sunit.Shrestha ChangeFusion
  2. 2. mySCORE in million $USD 4.000 3.3 2.667 1.333 .014 0.5 0.3 0 0.0 0 2000 2001 2003 2005 2007
  3. 3. Text-book fund raising
  4. 4. Nice proposal Find contacts (web + conference) Send Wait Follow Persist . Do it again.
  5. 5. tough luck :~)
  6. 6. Know thy need.
  7. 7. How much ?
  8. 8. For what ?
  9. 9. Really ?
  10. 10. Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ?
  11. 11. Don’t raise fund you don’t need. Period.
  12. 12. My funding maxim There is no free money. All investment come with strings attached.
  13. 13. What do they WANT?
  14. 14. What do you HAVE to give them ?
  15. 15. Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ? Really ?
  16. 16. if u r wrong, u r dead,
  17. 17. Bad name spreads like wild-fire.
  18. 18. or... you might still get LOTS and LOTs of money.
  19. 19. BUT... doing things that you DON’T CARE.
  20. 20. at their mercy, costing you unrecoverable part of your life-time.
  21. 21. Distraction money is evil.
  22. 22. Raising too much, too soon, is also evil. It kills startup’s flexibility.
  23. 23. THINK IN-KIND
  24. 24. 1. What CAN be done without money ?
  25. 25. 2. What CAN’T be done without money ?
  26. 26. office space computers accounting web sites equipments .....
  27. 27. Don’t only BEG, think BARTER, think PARTNERSHIP.
  28. 28. I’ve found that 30 - 70 % of start-up cost can be done away.
  29. 29. Choose the right pots.. EQUITY GRANT Others DEBT
  30. 30. Positioning
  31. 31. IMPACT (tools..)
  32. 32. Logical Framework
  33. 33. SROI
  34. 34. Emerging field: Creative Finance for development
  35. 35. Social venture capital
  36. 36. Aavishkaar 6M+ social venture capital in India. A-Goodwell 25M+ VC for MFIs startups in India. Calvert Social Investment Fund 20.4 M world-wide. Thailand.. coming soon!
  37. 37. Social investment banking
  38. 38. ResponsAbility, 500M+ Switzerland Bamboo Finance, Switzerland IntelliCap, India
  39. 39. P2P finance kiva.org
  40. 40. Social equity market
  41. 41. Final thoughts
  42. 42. Nothing substitute superior performance

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