caff-innovation

Feb 23

Financing your Tech Company with Debt

Join us Thursday, February 23 for a panel discussion on "Financing Your Tech Company with Debt."   Although equity financing is the main source of funding for early stage technology companies, debt financing can play a vital role in  growing your business. Our panelists  will  describe  their   respective firms, their products offerings, and best part of all, debt  financing is generally less dilutive than equity capital. Panelists Tom Gordon, Managing Director, Silicon Valley Bank R. Branden Harper, Senior Director,Lighter Capital Wendy Jarchow, Investment Officer, River SaaS Capital  Melissa Withers, Managing Director, Beta Spring Moderator: Gary Glausser, Chief Investment Officer, Innovation Works

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Feb 23

Start Smart Legal Series: Negotiating Term Sheets

Thursday, Febraury 23, 2017 5:30 - 7 p.m. University of Pittsburgh Barco Law Building Room 109 3900 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 Learn how to address the business and legal issus associated with making investments in startups.

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Feb 24

SBDC Program: The Second Step – Developing a Business Plan

SBDC Program: The Second Step – Developing a Business Plan When: Friday, February 24, 2017 Time: 7:30 - 10:30 AM Where: Mervis Hall, University of Pittsburgh Most financing options require a solid business plan. Learn all you need to know about operational and production planning, conducting market research and creating…

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Feb 28

From Lab to Market: The Journey In-Between for Life Sciences Innovations

Healthcare & Life Science innovations typically undergo a very different commercialization journey compared to other types of innovations.  This event targets scientists, entrepreneurs and graduate students who want to move scientific discoveries from the lab to market in the healthcare & life sciences space. Time: 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM Location: UPMC…

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