Fundraising Readiness Program

APPLICATION PHASE

4 June - 25 August

SUITABLE FOR

Already founded startups, MVP available

PROGRAM PERIOD

01.10. - 17.10.

LOCATION

TechQuartier Frankfurt

LANGUAGE

English

COST

free

Program Partners

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Worried about your funding round?

Not sure, how to get started? Then join this program. You will receive support in preparing for financing rounds and fundraising. Attend the FREE full-day workshops, Deep Dives and optional coaching sessions, that provide you with the essential tools and knowledge to make a lasting impression on potential investors.

As part of our commitment to fostering a thriving startup ecosystem, StartHub Hessen and TechQuartier are proud to announce the launch of the highly anticipated 5th edition of this program. Last year, about 65 startups participated in multiple workshops.

Program Benefits

Why you should apply?

  • learn about financing options

  • refine your business plan

  • exclusive insights of VC's, Business Angels & Startups

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Program Topics

Become aware of your the possibilities of Fundraising and clear your milestones for the next steps.

Application

25 founding teams can take part in the one-day workshops. The workshops are performed as an in-person event at the TechQuartier.

Please make sure that you have the following requirements:

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Company is already founded

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Founded or headquartered in Hesse or bordering states

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At least Minimum Viable Product (MVP) available

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Optimal: Planned financing round in 6 - 9 months

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Key
Facts

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successful editions
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participated startups
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raised funding in total

Key Dates

01

Oct

Skillset Workshop 1

Intro to funding and VC Model, Orientation Guide

08

Oct

Deep Dive 2

Term Sheet, Cap Table & Valuation

02

Oct

Skillset Workshop 2

Intro to funding and VC Model, Orientation Guide

9

Oct

Deep Dive 3 & Pitch Training

Impact & Storytelling

07

Oct

Deep Dive 1

Financial Planning

17

Oct

Networking Event

Panel, Pitches & Networking

FREE CONTENT

Skillset Workshop

  • A meaningful business plan

  • Intro to funding and the VC model

  • Orientation guide to suitable financing options

  • Understanding of valuation methods and financing needs

  • Clear milestones for the next steps

FREE CONTENT

Deep Dive 1

Financial Planning

  • Insights into legal Aspects of Fundraising

  • Data Acquisition and Analysis

  • Revenue Forecasting

  • Capital Requirement Planning

  • Preparation of a Balance Sheet

  • Financial Evaluation and Sensitivity Analysis

  • Review and Update of the Financial Model

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FREE CONTENT

Deep Dive 2

Valuation & Cap Table

  • Calculation of Capitalization Tables

  • Creating and Filling an Example Cap Table

  • Detailed Examination of a Sample Term Sheet, emphasizing the Content and Meaning of each Clause

FREE CONTENT

Deep Dive 3

Impact Investing

  • Introduction to Impact Investing

  • Key Metrics and Terminology

  • Tips for Negotiation with Investors

FREE CONTENT

Pitch Training

  • Develop your elevator pitch

  • Tailor the pitch and create your pitch deck

  • Learn more about Storytelling

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PAID CONTENT

Coaching

After our workshop and deep dives, there will be an exclusive networking event for all participants, speakers and mentors. Don't miss the chance to get in touch with like-minded people, experts and maybe your mentor for the coaching phase! It's an exciting chance for five startups to receive individualized coaching tailored to their unique needs:

  • only 5 startups

  • chance to pitch on the networking event

  • 8 weeks of individual coaching

  • 3 Hot Desks in TQ CoWorking Space during Coaching

TESTIMONIAL

"As a founder I see my job as making sure we at r3leaf arrive prepared for success for the next milestones. 

TQ gave me the best combination in deepdives and hands-on pragmatism on Fundraising-readyness I've found so far. 

I now feel much more confident to be able to guide our team to funding our growth to maximize impact."

– Andreas Wittmann, Founder of r3leaf
(4th Edition)

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Take the first step in your fundraising journey!

Contact

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Cristian Frigo

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