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NM Rainforest Webinar – Raising Capital

September 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Raising Capital: How to engage with investors and the process of raising early-stage investments

About this event

When it comes to raising capital for your startup, certain types of investments will work better for your company than others depending on the stage of your company. This presentation will cover: available funding options for early stage companies; steps to take in order to identify and attract an investor; what to expect in your capital raise timeline; and pragmatic advice on what it takes to attract investment.

New Mexico Rainforest University Center Fall Seminar Series

UNM Rainforest Innovations and the Innovation Academy are hosting their fall 2021 University Center Seminar series. The New Mexico Rainforest University Center provides entrepreneurial training and technical assistance at the University of New Mexico main and branch campuses. The seminars are free and open to the UNM community and the public via web access, but registration is required. A certificate program in entrepreneurial capabilities is available to UNM students and community members thru UNM’s Innovation Academy. If interested in the certificate program as part of the seminar series, please contact Cecilia Pacheco at cpacheco@innovations.unm.edu.

About the Speaker:

Mike Freemanmike1-400x400 has been the Chief Executive Officer of Innosphere since 2012. Previously, Mike was Innosphere’s Board Chair for 5 years. Innosphere is Colorado’s leading non-profit technology incubator which serves more than 40 startup and scaleup companies annually which employ around 250 employees.

Mike is responsible for all Innosphere operations, finances, strategy and execution.

Previously, Mike served in several high-level public sector executive roles including City Manager. He has an extensive public power management background, has run several management consulting practices, and serves as a director on many boards.

Mike is a General Partner of two early-stage venture capital funds: the Innosphere Fund and the Israel-Colorado Innovation Fund.

About the New Mexico Rainforest University Center

The University Center program is funded by the U.S. Economic Development Administration to provide entrepreneurial training and technical assistance to individuals or small businesses who are looking to start or grow their idea. The platform for the training will be e-commerce, designed to assist any business with its digital presence. The New Mexico Rainforest University Center provides entrepreneurial training and technical assistance at the University of New Mexico main and branch campuses. The seminars are free and open to the UNM community and the public via in person or web access, but registration is required. A certificate program in entrepreneurial capabilities is available to UNM students and community members thru UNM’s Innovation Academy. If interested in the certificate program as part of the seminar series, please contact Cecilia Pacheco at cpacheco@innovations.unm.edu.

Register Here: https://raisingcapitalmikefreeman.eventbrite.com

Details

Date:
September 15
Time:
11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Event Category:
Website:
https://raisingcapitalmikefreeman.eventbrite.com

Organizer

UNM Rainforest Innovations
Phone:
505-272-7900
Email:
info@innovations.unm.edu
Website:
https://innovations.unm.edu/

Venue

Online via Zoom