Panel: Financing Technology Companies
December 5, 2013
On December 5, 2013, LLR’s Todd Morrissey will participate in a panel discussion on Financing Technology Companies at Different Stages: Investor Perspectives and Trends, presented by The MIT Enterprise Forum and the MIT Sloan Club of New York.
Most companies start with sweat equity, augmented by friends and family money. After that, angels are an appropriate source of funds. From there, venture capital may be required for growth that could result in an IPO. The vast majority of successful companies will gain liquidity not via an IPO but will exit via M&A. Each class of investors will have a different valuation of a young company because of their different perspectives of risk and potential. Understanding their perspectives is critical to funding a company or making a sound investment in a venture which will require future growth funds.
Attendees will learn about the dynamics of a range of investors in technology companies, including angels, VCs, private equity, M&A and the public markets.
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