As a startup, no matter how your idea or prototype is good, you need money to survive. According to a research study, 29% of startups fail because they ran out of cash. In order to survive, you need to attract investors whether with early-stage funding or late-stage funding.
Last year marked a record year for investment in Pittsburgh technology companies driven by a $741 million or 397% increase in dollars invested by venture capitalists and a $1.7 billion or 688% increase in dollars invested by corporate investors. But how can you attract capital and fuel your growth? Join us and find out!
In this webinar, we will talk about:
- The Pittsburgh Ecosystem
- Sources of Funds
- Bootstrapping, Crowdfunding, Angel Investors, Venture Capital, SBIR & STTR
- Investment Structures
- Start-Up Financing Cycle
- How Much Do You Need?
Speaker: Michele Migliuolo, Executive Director, Center for Excellence in Entrepreneurship, Duquesne University