Preparing to Raise Capital Workshop - Des Moines

Location: BrownWinick, 666 Grand Avenue, Des Moines, Iowa - 21st Floor





On November 4, 2014, Plains Angels and the BrownWinick Law Firm are conducting a seminar for companies preparing to raise capital.  The seminar will be limited to 35 attendees so make sure to sign up early.  The seminar will be broken down into two parts.  The first part of the seminar will feature presentations on preparing for due diligence, corporate governance, securities compliance and intellectual property issues facing companies raising capital.  The second part of the seminar will feature a panel discussion by expert investors with significant experience conducting due diligence and evaluating investments. 

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. / Due Diligence, Corporate Governance and Securities Rules

2:00 p.m. – 2:10 p.m. / BREAK

2:10 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. / Intellectual Property

3:00 p.m. – 3:10 p.m. / BREAK

3:10 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. / Panel Discussion: What Makes a Company “Investable”
          Panel Members:

  • Craig Ibsen / Next Level Ventures
  • Matt Busick / River Glen Wealth Counselors
  • Dustin Thomas / Midwest Growth Partners
  • Chris Sackett / Attorney/Managing Partner at BrownWinick Law Firm

                The panel discussion will focus on effective presentation of your business to potential investors, particularly sophisticated investors.  The experts will address how to prepare for meetings with potential investors, what types of questions you should expect to get from potential investors, appropriate follow up after pitches, common pitfalls to avoid in approaching investors and other useful topics.  Further, we expect to reserve ample time for questions from the attendees. 

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. / Networking & Cocktails

Contact Debi Bull at 515-242-2467 or with any questions.