Ignite’s Toolbox for the Beginning Entrepreneur
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1. Fundability workshop - Ran Matoki .
Out of 100 startups, aiming to raise their seed round, only 2 or 3 will be successful. Does that mean that 97% of all startups are not fundable?
This workshop briefly explores the term “fundability” from internal and external perspectives. With real-life examples and a practical simple toolbox, we will shed some light over the journey of identifying “uncut diamonds”.
2. Biggest Mistakes Made - Dr. Eyal Benjamin
It is no secret that most startups fail. But what if we could have avoided the startup’s biggest mistakes? In this session we will review both the questions and common answers, hoping to help you avoid a few pitfalls in your journey.
1. Biggest Mistakes Made - Dr. Eyal Benjamin
It is no secret that most startups fail. But what if we could have avoided the startups biggest mistakes? In this session we will review both the questions and common answers, hoping to help you avoid a few pitfalls in your journey.
2. Founding team:Do's and Don'ts - Amir Yariv
Founders' relations and dynamics, setting ground rules, protecting interests through a share repurchase agreement. Understanding basic covenants and agreements such as non-compete, intellectual property rights, and possible dispute mechanisms.
Owner & CEO of a boutique firm that specializes in funding preparations for Israeli and global startups (“fundability process”) – before, during, and after A/B funding rounds. Total equity investments: $0.6B. Total Exits & M&A: $7B. In addition, Ran is a member of top Institutional investment committee. 20+ years of CFO/COO experience from starts-ups to global enterprises. He was CFO and COO of the leading software and tech companies, including 7 years in the Silicon Valley. Ran is a member of a very large Institutional Investment committee. He is a lecturer and mentor in several entrepreneurship programs, global enterprises, and various international accelerators.
Adv. Yariv is a Partner in the International Corporate and Securities Department. Adv. Yariv specializes in providing legal counsel and representation to entrepreneurs, start-ups, investors, technology companies, and international concerns operating in various fields, including cyber, software, chips, semiconductors, Fin-Tech, Ad-Tech, pharma, Food-Tech, Bio-Med, and more, in Israel and abroad. Adv. Yariv advises clients on all commercial aspects of their day-to-day activity, from company establishment through the financing stages to the exit. In this capacity, he accumulated experience in mergers and acquisitions, as well as in a broad array of diverse financing transactions and venture capital investments.
Dr. Eyal Benjamin is a serial entrepreneur, with a background in venture capital investments. Today Eyal is a faculty member at the Coller School of Management of Tel-Aviv University & Head of the Coller Institute of Venture; as well as the innovation studies at LAHAV, the TAU executive program. His research areas are the facilitation of entrepreneurship and corporate innovation.