Financial Poise™ and West LegalEd Center Announce “ADVISING THE START-UP," a 4-Part Webinar Series Premiering January 16th at 11am CST

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Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the January 16th premiere of a new webinar series “ADVISING THE START-UP" which provides startups and their advisors with useful tools and insight into how they can build a foundation for success.

This webinar explains the different types of capital available to fund a startup; how to identify potential funding sources; how to evaluate competing funding proposals; and how to negotiate financing terms.

Most startups are not destined to become billion dollar unicorns. Most, in fact, will fail and most of those that survive will never be more than small businesses. Whether and to what extent a startup will be successful depends on many factors. One set of factors is the foundational pillars on which the company is built, and includes things such as the company’s capital structure, financial controls, human capital, market niche, and marketing functions. This series explores each of these topics, giving startups and their advisors useful tools and insight into how they can build a foundation for success.

The first episode of the series, Raising Capital: Negotiating with Potential Investors, airs on January 16th at 11:00 AM CST (Register Here) and features Moderator Jack O'Connor of Sugar Felsenthal Grais & Hammer. He is joined by Paul Clinkscales of Sunburst Digital, Inc., Robert Londin of Jaspan Schlesinger LLP, and Bob Dekker of Insight Advisory Partners.

Every business needs capital (cash) to fund its activities. But not all capital is created equal. At the most macro level, a business can raise cash by selling equity or by borrowing (and these alternatives are not by any means mutually exclusive). This webinar explains the different types of capital available to fund a startup; how to identify potential funding sources; how to evaluate competing funding proposals; and how to negotiate financing terms.

The ADVISING THE START-UP Series is produced by Financial Poise™. Future episodes in the series include “Finance & Accounting 101,” airing on February 13th, “HR 101” airing on March 13th, and “SEO/Social Media & Other PR 101,” airing on April 17th. Each episode airs at 11:00 AM CST. All episodes will be available live through West LegalEdCenter and then on-demand following the live premiere.

As with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode is delivered in Plain English understandable to investors, business owners, and executives without much background in these areas, yet is also valuable to attorneys, accountants, and other seasoned professionals. And, as with every Financial Poise Webinar, each episode brings you into engaging, sometimes humorous, conversations designed to entertain as it teaches. Each episode in the series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes, so that participants will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some, or all episodes.

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