Financial Poise™ Announces “Raising Capital - Negotiating with Potential Investors" of the "Advising the Start-Up" Webinar Series Available Now Through West LegalEdcenter

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Financial Poise™ Webinars and West LegalEdcenter are pleased to announce the on demand release of a new webinar “Raising Capital - Negotiating with Potential Investors," designed to introduce attorneys and business owners to the basics of funding a start-up. Moderator Todd Zoha of MorrisAnderson joins panelists from firms including Dinsmore & Shohl, Thompson Hine and Financial Poise to discuss the different types of capital available to fund a start-up and practical tips for negotiating with capital providers.

All businesses require capital to fund their activities. However, not all capital is created equal.

Nine out of ten startups will fail. This is the hard and bleak truth. "Advising the Start-Up 2017" is a Financial Poise webinar series intended to place startups in the 10% that survive — and hopefully thrive. Learn from entrepreneurs who started businesses that both failed and succeeded. Learn from professionals who advised startups from idea to business formation to success!

The 2nd episode of the "Advising the Start-Up" series is available now! "Raising Capital - Negotiating with Potential Investors" (Register Here) features Moderator Todd Zoha of MorrisAnderson. Todd is joined by Brian Judkins of Dinsmore & Shohl, David Willbrand of Thompson Hine and Nick Petit of Financial Poise.

All businesses require capital (cash) to fund their activities. However, not all capital is created equal.

  • Should a startup raise equity or debt?
  • Who are the providers of equity and debt?
  • What are the pros and cons of raising equity from friends/family, an angel group or venture capital firm?
  • What are the pros/cons of taking a loan from a traditional bank or private capital provider?
  • How does a startup prepare and position itself to raise capital?

This Financial Poise webinar focuses on understanding different types of startup capital. Expert panelists also focus on the providers who fund that capital. Practical tips are given to negotiate and secure the best terms from those capital providers.

Each episode is delivered in Plain English understandable to business owners and executives without a background in these areas. Yet, it is proven to be valuable to seasoned professionals. Each episode in the series brings you into engaging, sometimes humorous, conversations.

Every Financial Poise webinar is designed to entertain as it teaches. Moreover, every Financial Poise episode in a series is designed to be viewed independently of the other episodes. Participants will enhance their knowledge of this area whether they attend one, some or every episode.

Financial Poise™ ( provides unbiased news, continuing education and intelligence to private business owners, executives and investors. For more information contact Jennifer Storch at jstorch(at)financialpoise(dot)com or 312-469-0135.

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