Start-Up Work Shop - A Planning to Funding Approach to Raising Venture Funding in Today's Tough Environment

Carlsbad, CA (PressExposure) March 11, 2009 -- Robert Ochtel the CEO of The Carlsbad Technology Group (http://www.carlsbad-tg.com) and author of “Business Planning, Business Plans and Venture Funding” will outline his proven planning-to-funding approach to fund raising. The processes and methodologies outlined in this work shop have been used to raise over $50M in early stage funding from such venture capitalists as Sequoia Capital, Brentwood Associates, Oak Investment Partners, AT&T Ventures, and Intel Corporation, and will provide entrepreneurs with all of the necessary tools to: execute business planning, develop a complete business plan, and secure venture funding.

During this work shop, Robert will also cover the following: • Business planning process and the successful business plans • 12 essential elements of an investor focused business plan • Required funding preparation essentials • 8 essentials elements to secure funding in today’s tough environment

Robert Ochtel is a successful entrepreneur who has raised over $50M in venture capital, written many articles that have been published in various local and national publications, and successfully sold my start-up company to IBM for $180M. Currently, Robert works with start-up companies to help them raise venture capital funding and travel the country providing seminars focused on start-up companies and their business planning to venture funding activities.

Raising venture capital is much more than just coming up with an idea and developing a business plan. There are proven methodologies and processes that substantially increase your success as an entrepreneur. Come and learn these proven approaches to securing $10M the first time! Who Should Attend?

This work shop is ideal for the individuals in start-ups to Fortune 500 companies, including: • First time entrepreneurs looking to start their own company, • Start-up companies looking to raise venture capital, • Small-to-mid-size companies looking to expand into new markets, and • Large, Fortune 500 companies trying to rationalize valuable resources across various product lines.

This work shop is targeted at individuals at all levels of the organization including: C-Level Executives (CEO, CFO, CTO, CMO, etc.), Vice Presidents, Directors and Managers, etc., with the following responsibilities: Strategic Planning, Strategic Marketing, Product Line Marketing, Product Line Management, Product Application Engineers, and Product Sales.

Date and Time: Wednesday, April 1, 2009; 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm Location: Carlsbad Public Library, 1775 Dove Lane, Carlsbad, CA 92011 Cost: $20.00 (Pre-paid)

To learn more and sign up for the event go to http://www.carlsbadpublishing.com and click on “How to Raise Funding Work Shop”.

About The Carlsbad Technology Group, Inc.

CONTACT:
Robert Ochtel
The Carlsbad Technology Group
Phone: 760-438-8750
Email: robert@carlsbad-tg.com
http://carlsbadpublishing.com

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Press Release Submitted On: March 10, 2009 at 1:46 pm
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