On October 16, in the business incubator of the High-Tech Park (HTP) seminar on the topic "Attracting investments: methods, examples from practice" was held.
The speaker was Alexander Bondar who is partner of Sysouev, Bondar, Khrapoutski LLC.
During the workshop, more than 100 participants learned about the main and affordable ways to attract investments, about the cycles and rounds of attracting investments in capital (business-angels, venture capital, investment funds, IPO, etc.), about the stages and ways of debt financing, differences from financing in capital. The examples showed the whole cycle of preparation for attracting investments (creation of a corporate structure, tax aspects, preparation for the investment round and its closure, issues of shareholder agreements, conducting of further investment rounds, terms for preparation and support of transactions). The “non-classical” ways of attracting investment through crowdfunding and ICO were considered. Specific examples from the practice of SBH Law Office were shown with analysis of errors and successful cases.
There were many questions from the participants. For example, necessity of usage of standard contracts carefully, necessity of paying attention to the method and place of dispute resolution indicated in them, how angel investments differ from venture capital funds. As well as what funds work in Belarus, in what form and where it is better to register a startup, what are the key features of IT-business work in different countries, disputes resolution between investors, what is the practice of Decree No.8 applying, the way to protect interests if you are team of developers team and many others.
We are thankful to the HTP team for the invitation and will be happy to continue meetings in such format.
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