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    NEXT’s March Entrepreneur Exchange- Lessons Learned: Raising Capital and Positioning for Scale in Greenville

    March 1, 2021@12:00 pm

    This meeting is for entrepreneurs, startups, small business owners, investors, etc. If you’d like to learn more about becoming part of NEXT, email info@nextsc.org to get involved.

    Our March meeting will feature GVL’s own Ryan Heafy, CoFounder and COO of 6 AM City, as he shares his stories from the trenches of building, raising, and scaling in our region.

    6 AM City, recently closed a Series Seed funding round, positioning the company to double in size in 2021. Like the GVLtoday newsletter, he will take us on a conversational journey, exploring the many levers used to raise $4M in capital over the past 3 years.

    – Promissory Notes – Preventing dilution and creating a hurdle for future funding
    – SAFEs – Acquiring competitors without cash, and what you need to know about SAFE’s in our region.
    – Convertible Notes – Investors locally understand these, but not all Convertible Notes are created equal.
    – Equity Round – Pulling funding round during COVID.
    – Angel Investor Tax Credits – A key to our fundraising success.
    – Navigating Capital – The options for startup capital in our region. Can you effectively raise locally?
    – Cap Table – How to make a mess of it, and how to clean it up.
    – Pitch Deck – The importance of your story, our evolution, and an awesome graphic designer.
    – Investor Feedback – How to be sure you’re getting it, and the power of asking for advice


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