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“Attracting Investors to Your Start-up – Building the Great Company”

Presented by:

Dennis Gerschick

Dennis Gerschick
President, VenCap Advisory Group, Inc.
and General Partner, VenCap Opportunities Fund, L.P
Kennesaw, GA

Dennis Gerschick, a venture capital investor, attorney, CPA and Chartered Financial Analyst, speaks frequently throughout the world regarding a variety of business, investment, legal, and tax topics. He has chaired seminars for the Georgia Bar including annual seminars “Venture Capital Transactions,” “Alliances, Joint Ventures, and Partnerships” and many others.  In this eight-session briefing “Attracting Investors to Your Start-up – Building the Great Company” he speaks to both entrepreneurs and first-time investors on the fundamentals of building a great company.  

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Session One:  Great business ideas

 “Attracting Investors to Your Start-up – Building the Great Company” starts with “Great Business Ideas”, explaining why some business ideas are better than others in attracting an investor's interest and money in an entrepreneur’s start-up company.  Mr. Gerschick, a successful, highly experienced investor tells entrepreneurs what they need to know about business ideas before seeking funding.  Topics include: 

  1. "Git-er-done" versus inspiration

  2. Getting rid of pain

  3. Looking for upsides

  4. Product differentiation

  5. Hope sells

  6. Patents and success

  7. Jockeys, horses and getting the check

  8. Persistence wins

  9. Knowing customers

  10. Market readiness

  11. Knowing the marketplace

E-Strategies also includes additional briefings on:

·           Legal Structures

·           Management

·           Products and Services

·           Barriers to Entry

·           Exit Strategies

·           Return on Investment

·           Networks

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“Attracting Investors to Your Start-up – Building the Great Company” (eight sessions)

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