Hot Topics—Fundraising for Startups

Date: April 10, 2018

Time: 8:00–10:00 a.m.

Location: Melville Marriott Long Island, 1350 Walt Whitman Rd., Melville, NY 11747

Contact: Brian R. Hall

Please join us for a complimentary roundtable discussion for startups and those with whom they do business, focused on fundraising for innovation-driven startups.

Hear from the prominent Long Island startups themselves on important issues, including:

  • How much should you be raising and when?
  • Sources of financing, including grants, “friends & family” and institutional investors
  • Forms of financing, including non-dilutive financing, SAFEs, convertible debt and equity
  • Funding portals, crowdfunding and other creative ways to obtain financing
  • Concerns regarding retaining control and other issues
  • War stories, dos and don’ts

We want to hear from you! Please submit a question to be read by the moderator and discussed during the interactive event.

Our Speakers

  • Allan Cohen, Partner, Nixon Peabody LLP
  • J. Robert Coleman, PhD, MBA, Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Codagenix, Inc.
  • Joseph Scaduto, Founder and CEO, Traverse Biosciences
  • Mark Manno, Co-founder and CFO, eGifter
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