How to Master Silicon Valley Funding and Mindset--all day bootcamp

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Saturday, August 11, 2018From 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


415 Jackson Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
United States


You are invited to participate at the all day startup bootcamp on Saturday 11th Of August 2018, on Funding and Mindset co-led by Paul Kallmes, Co-founder of Angel Accelerator who trains Angel Investors around the world especially in Nordic countries.

You will learn about the Mindset of investors, your customer, from the man who trains them.

How to Master Silicon Valley Funding & Mindset –1 day bootcamp@Vault SF with lectures and hands on workshops by seasoned Mentors and Thought Leaders.

The curriculum covered by Paul Kallmes(watch him speak about this bootcamp , Co-founder of Angel Accelerator,who trains investors around the world, esp in Nordic Countries, is called "Things you Need to Know" and includes:

Ø Bootcamp Process and Takeaways

Ø Start-ups and Angel Investors

Ø Risk recognition and management

Ø Team Structure and Suitability

Ø Fund-raising: Planning and Execution

Ø Investment Structure

Ø Use of Proceeds

Ø Technology and Products

Ø Sales Marketing & Distribution

Ø Intellectual Property

Ø Legal & Regulatory

Ø Corporate Governance.

Ø Growth and Exit

Ø Due Diligence and GettinAgenda

10:00 AM – Welcome Keynote Keynote by Paul Kallmes, Founder of Angel Accelerator and Board Member at the Vault and Kaustav Chaudhuri, Founder of Pitch Globally LLC and author of “Design Your Mindset for Success”.

10:30 AM-11.30:AM – Startup Funding and Finance: As the co-founder of Angel Accelerator, Paul will share his experience on how to raise funding, work with angels and VCs, and launch products. Bring your pitch deck, to present.

11:30 AM-12:15 PM – Legal Aspects and Intellectual Property for Startups

12:15 PM –1:00 PM No Host Lunch Break

1:00 PM – “Acquiring Silicon Valley Mindset”. What is a Generative Mindset and how do you maximize your Silicon Valley ecosystem.

Once you learn about the Mindset of Investors who you are Pitching to and can think like them, KC will take you to the depth of your Mindset and teach you to change it. He will also help improve your Pitches as well as talk about how you can acquire a Silicon Valley Mindset and Network with investors better.

Drawing from KC's book, Design Your Mindset for Success”, Kaustav Chaudhuri will discuss the characteristics that set Silicon Valley leaders apart. KC will cover principles of Motivation, Growth, and dealing with Failure. Are you drawing from your reptilian brain or your generative mindset?

You will learn from entrepreneurial leaders on how they grew their companies by:

• Cultivating collaborative habits

• Converting weaknesses into strengths

• Anchoring strengths to your principled values

• Harnessing creativity by being innovative and entrepreneurial

• Networking and Leveraging your Ecosystem

• Magnifying your impact by exercising power and influence

• Maximizing stakeholder value

• Globalizing by crowdsourcing customers, suppliers, partners, capital and talent worldwide

What does your org chart look like? Who would you ultimately like to connect with? We will provide you insights on you can most effectively network and help develop a networking plan for you to achieve your goals.

3:00 PM – Startup Culture and tools for communicating your brand – From an organizational point of view, we will discuss how workflow and productivity is influenced by company culture and what blocks growth. Networking, storytelling and messaging. This is an interactive session, where you can gain feedback on your brand communications.

Please email for further questions.

About the Presenters:

Paul Kallmes – Paul is the Co-Founder of Angel Accelerator and Member of the Board of Advisors at the Vault. Paul has been driving the expansion of San Francisco startup incubator The Vault across Europe and helping to establish Startup Norway’s Angel Challenge and other angel investor training programs in cities and towns around the US and also possesses nearly 20 years of IP and technology licensing and management.

Kaustav Chaudhuri – Kaustav an author, speaker, advisor, and thought leader and the founder of Pitch Globally, with chapters in San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas, and London. Mr Kaustav Chaudhuri, also known KC Wisdom. Mr. Chaudhuri has a vast and profound knowledge of the ins and outs of startups. He built a tremendous network of key people that spans the entire value chain of startups in the heart of Silicon Valley. KC was part of a team of Silicon Valley experts who wrote “The First Mile (John Wiley), a book on entrepreneurship. He is also the author of Design Your Mindset.