From Fumes to Funding Forward Technology Festival 2012

 

AlphaTech Counsel hosted the From Fumes to Funding event at the Engineering Centers building on August 18, 2012 as part of BarCamp and the Forward Technology Festival 2012.  Other sponsors for the event were BDO, Cresa, Flatt Cola, and the UW-Madison School of Engineering

During the event, many of the speakers referenced or alluded to many resources.  Below is a list of some of them:

Blogs, Books, and Resources

Founders’ Pie Calculator  http://www.andrew.cmu.edu/user/fd0n/35%20Founders'%20Pie%20Calculator.htm

Splitting Founders’ Equity
http://blog.startupprofessionals.com/2010/11/splitting-startup-equity-for-your-piece.html

AlphaTech Counsel – Wisconsin incorporation documents  http://alphatechcounsel.com/blog/2012/wisconsin-incorporation-documents/

David Gage’s book  The Partnership Charter: How to Start Out Right With Your New Business Partnership (or Fix the One You’re In)

Steve Blank  http://steveblank.com  (esp., see long list of resources under Startup Tools tab)

Lean Startup Method  http://theleanstartup.com/principles

AlphaTech Counsel blog  http://alphatechcounsel.com/blog/

Feld Thoughts  http://www.feld.com/wp/

AlphaTech Counsel – bridge financing documents
http://alphatechcounsel.com/blog/2010/bridge-financing-documents/

Venture Hacks  http://venturehacks.com/ 

Incubators and Accelerators

Map of U.S. and Canada Seed Stage Tech Accelerators  http://tinyurl.com/28vex5w

Accelerato.rs  http://accelerato.rs/ (for applying to multiple accelerators using the Unified Seed Accelerator Application form and tracking status)

Tech Stars Stats  http://www.techstars.com/companies/stats/

Global Accelerator Network  http://globalacceleratornetwork.com/

National Business Incubation Association  http://www.nbia.org/

Forbes Article on Accelerators http://www.forbes.com/sites/ericaswallow/2012/07/30/startup-accelerators/

Also see the many links provided after the 2011 event Capital Raising and Saving at the Brink  http://alphatechcounsel.com/capital-saving-raising-2011.html