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Partnership to Host Raising Capital Seminar Series

September 15, 2020

(GREATER DES MOINES, IOWA) Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020 — The Greater Des Moines Partnership, BrownWinick Law and LWBJ announced an enhanced series of interactive education modules for small businesses looking to raise equity capital called the Raising Capital Seminar Series. This Raising Capital Seminar Series is a five-part series that will take participants through the steps necessary and provide a complete roadmap of what will need to take place before, during and after raising capital. This series stands in place of the in-person events normally held each year at the BrownWinick Law Firm and Partnership offices.

Utilizing the experience of LWBJ senior partner JD Geneser and BrownWinick attorney Joe Leo, along with Charise Flynn, Founder at c.Results and Mike Colwell, Executive Director of Entrepreneurial Initiatives at the Greater Des Moines Partnership, this series provides detailed guidance from those who have deep experience in raising equity capital. The modules take attendees through several elements from capitalization tables to equity compensation and managing the investment close. Attendees will learn how to build their startup to be successful. Past attendees of this seminar have raised more than $45 million in capital. Here is the current digital lineup:

  • The Process of Raising Capital, Wednesday, Oct. 7: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • The Pitch, Wednesday, Oct. 7: 1 – 4:30 p.m.
  • The Financial Model, Wednesday, Oct. 14: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • The Capitalization Table, Wednesday, Oct. 21: 8:30 – 11:30 a.m.
  • The Term Sheet, Wednesday, Oct. 28: 8:30 – Noon

For more information about the Raising Capital Seminar Series, contact Mike Colwell. To register for these events, click here. This digital program is sponsored by BrownWinick Law Firm, LWBJ and The Greater Des Moines Partnership.

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About the Greater Des Moines Partnership

The Greater Des Moines Partnership is the economic and community development organization that serves Greater Des Moines (DSM), Iowa. Together with 24 Affiliate Chambers of Commerce, more than 6,500 Regional Business Members and more than 365 Investors, The Partnership drives economic growth with one voice, one mission and as one region. Through innovation, strategic planning and global collaboration, The Partnership grows opportunity, helps create jobs and promotes DSM as the best place to build a business, a career and a future. Learn more at DSMpartnership.com.