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Funding Funding for new ventures may come from one or more sources, including grants, angels and investors. The New Ventures Team will work with the company to identify these sources of investment to ensure they are the right match. Our role in the fund raising process will include: • Identifying potential angels, venture capital firms (VC’s), and strategic investors that are suitable matches for the company. • Initiating introductions to potential investors. • Providing support in preparing investor related documents (pitch decks, valuation models, executive summaries, etc.). • Providing access to our advisory council and mentor network to work with companies through the fundraising process. • Providing strategic support in deal negotiation, structuring and other advice-related to the funding process.

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Identify management team and board of directors. Assist in setting up business entity. Facilitate access to the New Ventures Team Advisory Council and mentor network. Complete IP licensing (Vanderbilt to new venture). Engage potential investors (Angels,VC’s, Strategic Investors).

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CTTC New Ventures Process  

An indepth look at how CTTC's New Ventures Team helps Vanderbilt entrepreneurs and inventors navigate the entrepreneurial process.

CTTC New Ventures Process  

An indepth look at how CTTC's New Ventures Team helps Vanderbilt entrepreneurs and inventors navigate the entrepreneurial process.

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