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Creative Capital-Raising Strategies

Traditional and new trends in raising capital for start-ups, public companies and venture capital funds

24-25 Sep 2019
NBC TOWER | Chicago, IL, United States of America

Why You Should Attend

Creative Capital-Raising Strategies

New communication tools, new business practices, new technology applications and new laws are changing the capital raising world. They are creating a capital raising environment. Venture capital, convertible preferred stock and bank loans are still important, but there are now more tools for raising capital. The best professionals will master these new tools while others will ignore them and become obsolete. This interactive course will examine the benefits of mastering new tools with examples and how to integrate the best of traditional capital raising practices with new capital raising tools.

Key Topics

  • Traditional vs. Modern Capital-Raising Strategies
  • Current capital raising environment
  • Combining financial goals with personal & social motivations
  • The process of raising capital
  • Capital Raising Toolbox
  • Previous Attendees Include

    BNP Paribas, BNY Mellon, Credit Suisse, D2 Legal Technology LLP, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, and other small businesses, lawyers, tech leaders and accountants

    Why Choose marcus evans?

    marcus evans specialises in the research and development of strategic events for senior business executives. From our international network of 63 offices, marcus evans produces over 1000 event days a year on strategic issues in corporate finance, telecommunications, technology, health, transportation, capital markets, human resources and business improvement.

    Above all, marcus evans provides clients with business information and knowledge which enables them to sustain a valuable competitive advantage and makes a positive contribution to their success.

    Practical Insights From

    Jim Verdonik and Benji Jones
    Innovate Capital Law, a firm based in Research Triangle, NC that focuses on technology assisted capital raising transactions to help clients raise capital using a toolbox of evolving business practices, software, legal and financing strategies. Both have advised clients in several billion dollars of capital-raising, M&A and technology licensing transactions. They have also advised clients in transactions for start-ups to public companies to venture capital funds. Benji and Jim have mastered the art of knowing when to use each of these tools and how to collaborate with social media and other marketing companies to conduct offerings with and without traditional investment banking firms. Benji is also currently an attorney with Ward and Smith P.A., and a former Adjunct Professor at Duke University School of Law & Campbell University School of Law. Together, they have written eight books, including The ABCs of Growth Companies and Thinking and Acting Like an Owner-Worker: Raise Capital.

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    Voice of Our Customers
    • An excellent event to get up to speed on the latest challenges, trends and solutions, underpinned by the high caliber speakers, audience and organisers. Thank you.” Managing Director, Group Technology and Operations, Deutsche Bank
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    For all enquiries regarding speaking, sponsoring and attending this conference contact:

    Emily Jones

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    455 N. Cityfront Plaza Dr.
    Chicago, IL 60611

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