Lectures in Faculty Entrepreneurship: Startup Funding - From Pitch Deck to Investment Structuring

Nov 19, 2020, 12:00 pm1:30 pm
  • Faculty
  • Graduate Students
  • Postdoctoral Researchers
  • Staff
Event Description

LIFE (Lectures in Faculty Entrepreneurship) is a new lunchtime lecture series designed to help faculty understand important issues when translating their innovations off campus in ways that broaden their impact. Aimed at Princeton faculty innovators across all disciplines, the monthly sessions will discuss important aspects of entrepreneurship and innovation in the natural sciences, engineering, social sciences, humanities and the arts. The series features leading experts in the field of startup creation, and covers topics such as legal incorporation, funding strategies, effective teambuilding and product-market fit.

November 19th @ 12 – 1:30pm
Lecture 3 – Startup Funding: From Pitch Deck to Investment Structuring

Jim Cohen & Mark Poag, Fitz Gate Ventures

This session will cover the elements that should be in every company pitch deck, what investors care the most about, what does a typical due diligence process look like, and how founders should think about structuring the investment in their company.