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We promote networking among alumni to strengthen business connections, promote new ideas and advance your career.
ESADE Alumni Entrepreneurship is organising a session on how to face your first round of funding with business angels. The session, led by Pau Barbarà, manager of Esade BAN and Alumni Entrepreneurship, will take place on Monday, January 20, 2020, at 7:00 p.m., in Esade Barcelona (Av. Pedralbes 60-62).
We will explore key issues that will enable you to successfully undertake a round of funding for your startup with business angels and other private investors.
Is it possible to raise money for my project? What are the minimum requirements that I have to meet? What sort of investor am I looking for? How should the round be structured financially? How can I stand out from all the other startups in the market? These are just a few of the topics that will be addressed.
The session is designed for entrepreneurs whose startups are involved in or preparing for their first round of funding, as well as future entrepreneurs who are interested in learning more about this procedure.
• Do I need funding? How to quantify your needs
• Where to seek funding: characteristics of investor profiles
• How to get an investor’s attention: checklist of best practices
• How to organise the round
• Esade BAN
Pau Barbarà holds a Bachelor’s Degree in International Business Economics from Pompeu Fabra University (UPF) and has furthered his education at Boston College’s Carroll School of Management and Esade Business School.
He currently coordinates Esade BAN, which was named Europe’s best business angel network by the European Business Angels Network (EBAN). Esade BAN analyses more than 500 startups and raises around €5 million in early-stage funding each year. His prior experience as an adviser to entrepreneurs includes working as a consultant at Catalunya Emprèn and as a business cooperation specialist at ACCIÓ (Catalan Government).