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Office Hours: Raising Capital Successfully

January 8, 2021 @ 9:00 am 10:00 am

Join us on Friday, January 8, 9 a.m. central, for our first free Office Hours of 2021. The topic is Raising Capital Successfully: Best Practice Preparation and Navigation, featuring Michael Movitz, Founder of The Movitz Group, and Tom Malengo, Co-Founder of Brandjectory and Partner/Chief Business Officer of The Litchfield Fund. Please click here or the button below to register.

Every week we hear about companies raising money, but we don’t usually hear about the work it took to get to that point. It’s easy to underestimate the preparation, time, and mental and emotional energy it takes to get from first knowing when outside capital will be necessary to receiving a wire transfer of funds from an investor. Where to start? What to prioritize? How to position the business to an investor (instead of a consumer)? What’s important to an investor? What’s acceptable and what’s not?

Michael and Tom are industry veterans who — with Jeff Grogg of JPG Resources, a third industry veteran partner — recently launched Brandjectory, a unique platform specifically for early-stage CPG brands and investors to build relationships, and to support founders becoming better prepared to raise capital. In this Office Hours session, Michael and Tom will review key capital raise preparation best practices as well as the art and science behind investor criteria, to help founders prepare and navigate the capital raise process better.

Pre-submit your questions at registration, or ask them during the event using Zoom’s Q&A feature. There is also a very short poll at registration that you are requested to complete, as it will help the speakers shape their presentations to the needs of the participants.