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Alternative to Equity Financing

Always wondered about non-VC sources of capital?
Welcome to the world of non-dilutive financing.

In this session, we'll discuss how companies optimize their capital structure over the various life stages of growth, from grants and scelerator programs to term loans and lines of credit. A specific emphasis will be on technology and life sciences sectors, through the themes are applicalble to any cash-burning, pre-commercial (or early commercial) venture.

You'll Learn:

 When non-dilutive options become available to companies (earlier than you think!)
 Who major players are, and how the types of term debt vary
How debt works in concert with grants, accelerator benefits, and other non- dilutive options as well as alongside your existing equity capital
Key considerations when making a credit decicion 


Who Should Attend? 
Life science and tech founders and leaders who want to understand the spectrum of financing available as they grow business development or finance professionals interested in getting a market update on the venture debt space.
DATE Wednesday, December 7, 2016
TIME 5:30 to 8:30 pm
VENUE Wharton San Francisco
2 Harrison Street, 6th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94105
5:30pm: Registration & Networking
6:30pm: Presentation & Case Study
8:30pm: Program Concludes
FEE $25

Tickets required in advance 

The Wharton Scale School workshop series offers solutions to critical challenges faced by rapidly growing companies. Scale School is your guide as you move beyond initial product-market fit to the creation of a large enterprise of tremendous value.


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