Financing 101 for Early Stage Water Businesses
Successfully managing financial resources while positioning a water business for success
Although water is often described as the “oil of the 21st century,” there is no replacement for water. As a necessary ingredient for life, water should represent an unparalleled opportunity for entrepreneurs and investors alike. Yet, the challenges facing water entrepreneurs are daunting. Among the greatest challenges facing water entrepreneurs, securing the necessary financing can be a difficult process that can either make or break a water startup.
This unique event will convene leading entrepreneurs and investors who will discuss some of the common challenges faced by water entrepreneurs seeking financing. Our panelists will also discuss why investors often misunderstand the space. This interactive event will highlight solutions to the financial puzzle and give attendees valuable insight to the water sector.
PANEL DISCUSSION FEATURING:
SVB Clean Technology Director
Mohr Davidow Ventures
Topics will include:
- Where does the money come from?
Sources of financing (and the benefits & challenges associated with each one)
- How to position your company to raise money:
How water-focused venture capital investors will evaluate your business
- Increasing your chances of success:
Building your network of investors and advisors in the water space