The Council for Entrepreneurial Development is teaming with Hutchison Law Group for a program to help entrepreneurs learn more about landing investors and growing their companies.

The two-part series is planned for October 30 and November 29.

Session one will focus on “Creating a Sustainable Business and Perfecting the Pitch.”
Session two will address “Deal Structures and Raising Capital.”

Both programs will run from 4-8:30 p.m. and take place at the North Carolina Biotechnology Center in RTP.

Discussion topics include:

• Characteristics of venture-backed companies
• Formation and founder matters
• Protecting and commercializing IP
• Preparing the pitch
• Venture economics and valuation
• Choosing an investor
• Understanding term sheets
• Life as a venture-backed company

“CED and Hutchison Law Group are pleased to present this program to share valuable insight from investors and real-life experiences of entrepreneurs,” said CED President Monica Doss. “Early stage entrepreneurs will find great value in the lessons, interactions and connections available at the Venture Series workshops.”
For costs and other information, see the venture series Web site at CED.