Overview

From 9:30 to 16:30 you will learn and put into action knowledge from world renowned experts with a cohort of like minded entrepreneurs.

This workshop introduces you to the key players in the Startup Scene, explains where the easy and hard money is, and examines the impact of company growth on you as the CEO/Entrepreneur. You will learn the "Startup Jargon" as well as how to manage your most scarce resource: Your Equity.

Pre-requisites

There are no pre-requisites for this course - only the requirement to come with an open mind and lots of questions!

What you receive

  • Set of slides (used on the day)
  • Dilution calculation spreadsheet
  • Jargon dictionary
  • Recommended reading list

Guest Speaker

David Kenney
Partner, HallChadwick

Topics

Introduction to Startup World in Sydney

  • Garages, Shared Workspaces, Hubs, Incubators & Accelerators
  • Finding the right people, A’s hire A’s
  • Mentoring, Coaching & Education

Funding ladder – Zero to IPO

  • Equity share allocation – pre first-round – founders, friends & family
  • Financial instruments available – Trusts, Superannuation, RBF, SAFE
  • Funding options – from family, loans, government, crowd, RBF, equity to IPO
  • Overview of funding round process – Documentation, Due Diligence, Negotiation, Exchange

Impact of company growth on the Entrepreneur & availability of funding

  • Separation of functions - growth of advisory board & Non-Executive Directors
  • Exit Options

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