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Unlocking Success: NAVY SBIR Awardees' Guide to Private Capital

Welcome to the ultimate resource for NAVY SBIR awardees seeking to navigate the complex landscape of private capital. In this comprehensive program, we delve into crucial topics designed to empower you with the knowledge and tools needed to thrive in today's competitive market. The program are offered in partnership with H4xLabs and paid for by the Department of the Navy SBIR/STTR Programs.

Why is this program important?
Securing funding is a pivotal step in realizing the full potential of your innovative ideas and ventures. Whether you're a budding entrepreneur or a seasoned business owner, understanding the nuances of various funding avenues is essential for sustainable growth and success.
Who is this program for?
This program caters to NAVY SBIR/STTR awardees and any entrepreneur eager to grasp the intricacies of funding strategies. Whether you're seeking to raise capital, explore crowdfunding options, or engage with venture capitalists and angel investors, this program provides invaluable insights tailored to your needs.
Key Program Content:
  • Determining How Much Capital to Raise
  • Evaluating Debt vs. Equity Financing
  • Navigating the World of Crowdfunding
  • Understanding the Venture Capital Process
  • Leveraging Angel Investors for Growth
  • Crafting Compelling Investor Presentations
  • Mastering Valuations and Term Sheets
  • Exploring Exit Strategies for Long-Term Success
  • Developing Robust Business Plans and Financial Models
  • Spotlight on 2024 Entrepreneurial Trends
How to Engage
This course will be covered in three boot camps; all events will be hybrid (in-person and virtual). Sign up to stay updated on program details and receive registration links here:

Part 1: Introduction to the World of Private Capital - April 3, 2024 (12:00-4:30 pm ET) Washington, DC (hybrid)
Welcome to "NAVY SBIR Awardees' Guide to Private Capital." In today's competitive landscape, securing the proper funding is crucial for turning innovative ideas into successful ventures. This course provides foundational knowledge on private capital, covering topics from debt versus equity financing to crowdfunding and the venture capital process. Gain essential insights to navigate the complex funding journey and confidently propel your business forward.
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Navy Private Capital Bootcamp 1

Part 2: Making Investor Presentations, Valuations, and Term Sheets Work for You - June 26, 2024, 12:00 pm-4:30 pm CDT Austin, TX (hybrid)
A No Fee Event Sponsored by the Navy SBIR Program
Join our Investor Relations essentials course to master the art of investor presentations, valuations, and term sheets. Get personalized feedback and guidance to craft compelling presentations, assess your business's value, and negotiate favorable terms.
Registration Now Open at:
Networking Social RSVP - Following the bootcamp, get ready to unwind and network at our DoN Private Capital Networking Happy Hour Event from 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm CDT. It's the perfect opportunity to forge invaluable connections and unwind after a day of learning with fellow startups, government sponsors, and defense investors.

Part 3: Exit Strategies and Business Planning Essentials - September 25, 2024, Palo Alto, CA (hybrid)
Explore the roadmap to success with our Exit Strategies and Business Planning Essentials course. Learn about various exit strategies, from management buyouts to IPOs and mergers and acquisitions. Develop an exit strategy checklist to guide your decision-making process. Dive into the essentials of crafting effective business plans and financial models. Stay ahead of the curve with insights into 2024 Entrepreneur Trends. Determine the best path forward for your company's growth and success. Join us and chart your course to entrepreneurial excellence.
Registration Link Coming Soon.
Contact Serdar Turac or Zach Narin with questions at [email protected]

*BMNT/H4XLabs is under contract (N0001419D1001) with the Department of the Navy (DON) SBIR/STTR Programs Office to provide these services to awardees.

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