CAIA: CA Gold - How to Raise Capital through Venture Capital, Private Equity and Crowd Funding
03/12/2015 05:30 PM - 08:30 PM PT
San Francisco, CA


CHFA Members receive the CAIA Member/Candidate rate!

California has established itself as the global leader in internet, technology and industrial advances.  Easy access to capital provides California with the opportunity to attract talented entrepreneurs and create an environment that nurtures new innovations and disruptive technologies.  When new companies are successful, the money comes right back to California, funding a new generation of ventures.  It is this ecosystem that has made California a rich and fertile ground for raising capital and incubating the next generation of companies.
CAIA San Francisco is hosting an educational panel event for its Members, Candidates and Guests addressing topics related to successful capital raising in California, including:

  • Sources of capital (VC, PE and Crowd Funding), their salient features, advantages & differences
  • Industries, sectors & business stages these sources of capital support
  • Criteria to enable funding through these sources and the hurdles typically encountered
  • Role of the California government in enabling, supporting and protecting the industry & the benefits it receives, as well as the role of regulation and the SEC
  • Recent valuations of social media and SaaS (Software as a Service) companies
  • Availability of capital and trends in raising new capital

The discussion panel will feature:

  • Mark Anson, CIO, Bass Family Office & CAIA Board Member (moderator)
  • Sean Bill, Investment Program Manager, Valley Transportation Authority, & Trustee, City of San Jose Police and Fire Department Retirement Plan
  • Mike Cagney, Co-Founder & CEO, Chairman, SoFi

5:30pm     Registration
6:00pm     Panel Discussion
7:15pm     Reception

CAIA Members & Candidates - $15.00
CHFA Members - $15.00
Guests - $20.00

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