Pitching and Fundraising Workshop
4 November 2019
5:00pm - 8:00pm
How do you pitch your business idea or product? Do you want to learn how startup funding works, what you need to do before trying to raise funding, and where you can go to get it? Join us for this pitching fundraising workshop to gain practical step by step advice from Benjamin Chong, an entrepreneur and VC who has successfully raised money for their businesses and actively funds startups. Learn expert tips, big pitfalls to avoid, what investors are looking for, how equity works, and more.The night will involve a talk by Benjamin, an opportunity to practice your pitch, open floor Q&A, drinks and networking amongst the startup community. We hope to see you there! About Benjamin : Benjamin has a track record of investing in and building successful Internet-related businesses over the last twenty years. These include Online Agility, an incubator and developer of online businesses, Jetabroad, one of Australia’s leading online travel companies, and Online Marketing Group. Today he spends time as a partner at venture capital firm, Right Click Capital, where he invests in early stage technology businesses. Benjamin is director of the Founder Institute in Sydney, helping early stage founders build meaningful and during technology business through an education program. This event is proudly brought to you by your friends at _southstart and the good people at Stone & Chalk. Powered by FIXE, the Future Industries Exchange for Entrepreneurship. FIXE is creating the right culture, improving capability and mobilising capital to make South Australia a destination for entrepreneurs.
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