How to raise money for your startup (vers. 2014)

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Investment in Europe
Equity capital (seed investment, business angel, venture capitalist, crowd funding)
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Other capital (announcements, acces to credit)
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How to raise money for your startup (vers. 2014)

  1. 1. How to raise money for your startup IED Lesson 9/2014 Frieda Brioschi / Emma Tracanella frieda.brioschi@gmail.com / emma.tracanella@gmail.com
  2. 2. 9. Funding Course program 1. Italian Startups 2. Set up a startup in Italy 3. I've got an idea. And now? 4. Market and costs 5. Value analysis and business model 6. Business Model Examples and Pitch 7. Communicate 8. Being net 9. Funding 2
  3. 3. 9. Funding Today's table of content • Equity capital (seed investment, business angel, venture capitalist, crowd funding) • Loan capital • Other capital (announcements, access to credit) • Hints 3
  4. 4. 9. Fundig Being net: quick recap Past slides available on Slideshare @ubifrieda: ! https://www.slideshare.net/ubifrieda/ 4
  5. 5. 9. Funding Being net: quick recap During last lesson we discussed the launch of your product/company in term of communication analyzing Robert Scoble’s recipe: “What you want to do is a story that travels to the people who are most likely to need your product.
 It all starts with a story” 5
  6. 6. 9. Funding Being net: quick recap Then we went through a startupper advise, Giuliano Iacobelli’s list of interesting and useful website: • startup directories • tech magazines • magazines in your field/market 6
  7. 7. 9. Funding Being net: quick recap We started discovering on/off line resources, discussing what is an incubator and what are certified incubators and which characteristics have public, private and university incubators. Then we approach a new way to work: coworking / with its italian examples and then we listed same networking recurring events. 7
  8. 8. 9. Funding Being net: quick recap We intruduce the concept of funding: how to rise money for your startup. 8
  9. 9. 9. Funding Types of financing 9
  10. 10. 9. Funding Types of financing ! • Equity • Loan • Other sources 10
  11. 11. 9. Funding Equity capital ! • Ownership • Willingness to take risk • No interest and repayment • Profit at exit (maybe…) 11
  12. 12. 9. Funding Equity Capital - Sources ! • Parents, friends, … • Seed Fund • Equity Crowdfunding • Business Angel (individual, network) • Venture Funds • Corporate Venture • Stock Markets 12
  13. 13. 9. Funding Seed Fund • From Idea to Prototype - to support the business until it can generate cash of its own, or until it is ready for further investments • Higher risk • Not only $$ (mentorship, location, contacts,…) ! • 500startups, Ycombinator, Techstars, SeedCamp • Dpixel, Start Up Design Lab e SeedLab 13
  14. 14. 9. Funding SeedLab SeedLab is an entrepreneurship program that provides micro-seed funding and in-class training and mentorship. The program consists of an intensive track, to help innovators with a good technology or business idea build strongest business models, form effective teams and meet international investors. Enterprenur are selected for: personal skills, idea proposed and qualification. 14
  15. 15. 9. Funding Business Angels • Angels typically invest their own funds for convertible debt or ownership equity • Angel investment is a common second round of financing for high-growth start-ups 15
  16. 16. 9. Funding Venture Capitalist • Venture capital is the provision of high-risk capital by an investor to finance the startup and growth of a business in high-potential sectors. • As a shareholder, the venture capitalist's return is dependent on the growth and profitability of the business. 16 http://www.startupitalia.eu/blog/article/101-venture-capitalist
  17. 17. 9. Funding Crowdfunding ! • Crowdfunding is the collective effort of individuals who network and pool their money, usually via the Internet, to support efforts initiated by other people or organizations • Interest and repayment starts immediately • No ownership 17
  18. 18. 9. Funding Crowdfunding: how it works? 18
  19. 19. 9. Funding Crowdfunding models • Donation based - donate money to support a cause • Reward based - non-monetary rewards, often a product or a pre-series item. • Social landing or peer-to-peer landing - receives an interest rate in exchage • Equity based - receives shares of a company 19
  20. 20. 9. Funding Crowdfunding models 20
  21. 21. 9. Funding Kapipal • Manifesto: your friends are your capital! Hence the name "Kapipal" ("Capital" + "Pal"). • International platform for personal crowdfunding (birthday or weeding presents, charity, etc.) • 0% commission • donation/reward based • Founded in 2009 21
  22. 22. 9. Funding Eppela • Reward based • All or nothing • Approved project only • Open to everyone (legal people and entities public and private, associations and foundations). With a bank account! • Founded in 2011 22
  23. 23. 9. Funding Eppela - how it works 23
  24. 24. 9. Funding Fattelo (su Eppela) 24 http://www.eppela.com/ita/projects/272/fattelo Website: www.fattelo.com
  25. 25. 9. Funding Skyislands - the film 
 (su Indiegogo) 25 https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/skyislands-the-film Website: www.skyislands.net
  26. 26. 9. Funding BeCrowdy • The first italian cultural crowdfundig platform • Reward based • All or nothing • On line from april 4th 2014 26
  27. 27. 9. Funding Equity crowdfunding in Italy • In July 2013 Italy became the first country in Europe to implement a complete regulation on equity- crowdfunding. • National registry for crowdfunding operators. • Only for innovative startup 27
  28. 28. 9. Funding Startsup • Equity based • Is the first Italian portal authorized by Consob for the on- line collection of risk capital by innovative startups. • It offers support towards the management of the project to: • start-ups requiring capital; • investors; • start-ups that have already raised the needed capital. 28
  29. 29. 9. Funding Unicaseed • Equity based • First investment company in the registry special section (bank and sim). • Evaluation process • Tutoring and support for the startup management (before and after) 29
  30. 30. 9. Funding Loan Capital ! • Low willingness to take risk • Interest and repayment starts immediately • No ownership 30
  31. 31. 9. Funding Loan Capital - Sources • Banks • Real Estates Funding • Guarantee Schemes (through banks) 31
  32. 32. 9. Funding Other Types • Grant and Awards • Funds • Leasing • Factoring • Negotiate payments terms • Sponsorships 32 http://www.slideshare.net/bendtsen/financing-your-business
  33. 33. 9. Funding Announcements ACRI - Acri is an independent, non-profit, apolitical Association that represents the joint-stock Savings Banks and the Foundations of Banking Origin, the non- profit entities that came into existence in the early 1990s. ! (www.acri.it) 33
  34. 34. 9. Funding Access to credit Buonaimpresa – il credito cooperativo con i giovani che vogliono fare impresa ! (www.buonaimpresa.it) 34
  35. 35. 9. Funding Sponsorship 35
  36. 36. 9. Funding Networking! 36
  37. 37. 9. Funding Remember • Fundraising takes longer than you think • There are periods of low investor activities (avoid late summer and winter holidays) • A large amount of your funds may come from a few people. Find this super nodes and support them • A large number of intros will lead nowhere and will waste your time. 37
  38. 38. 9. Funding More… • With investors there are leaders and followers: you will have higher conversion after getting a committed investor or two. • Advisor and mentorship will become more important than connective 38
  39. 39. 9. Funding Next week • (Your) pitch. 39

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