Must Know Topics for Entrepreneurs: Thursdays – Mark Thorpe – 9/3/20-\ 11/5/20 at Noon, PST
On October 30, 2020, Women in Big Data hosted a workshop on Finance 101 with Mark Thorpe, VP Finance and Corporate Controller, Eargo, and host, Shuchi Rana, Co-Director Women in Big Data Silicon Valley Chapter.
This question-and-answer session focused on early-stage funding from Seed to Series- A stages.
Some of the discussion included:
- What do investors look for in investing?
- The importance of financial and accounting KPIs and the need to align with investors, the board, and founders.
- What is valuation?
- What are some early-stage financial considerations, such as share classes and the granting of options?
See Mark’s talk.
Thank you, Mark!