Ask an Expert Panel: Seed Capital and Early Stage Funding

Event Details

Date and Time: Thursday October 19, 2017

Location: BCIT Library & Learning Commons – 5:30pm - 7:00pm


How to get $$ in the bank

As an entrepreneur you’ll face the challenge of raising money to fund your start-up. You’ll have to choose between raising money or bootstrapping your project. The earliest funding rounds are usually called seed funding and early-stage funding. This workshop brings to you a panel of experts from Angel investor groups, financial institutes and early stage start-ups who will share with you tips and advice to secure funding so that you can take your business off the ground.

By the end of this session, you will be able to learn:

  • Realities and myths of early stage start-up fundraising
  • How to create a plan for early-stage fundraising
  • If raising funds is necessary and other approaches you may take to start a business
  • Different funding opportunities and resources available in the early stages