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Startup Success Series: Raising Capital in a Crisis

Recording of Startup Success Series: Raising Capital in a Crisis

In this edition of Startup Success Series, we invited some of Australia's best VC firms to share their expertise on the investment landscape. If you are seeking investment for your startup now, it's helpful to know what to expect from investors in an economic downturn. We welcomed Chris Quirk, Investment Manager at Rampersand; Imogen Baxter, Head of Community at Squarepeg Capital and Mason Yates, Analyst at Blackbird VC, with Will Richardson, Head of Venture Capital at the Impact Investment Group and Managing Partner at the Giant Leap Fund moderating.

Timestamps:
2:00 - Introductions
11:24 - How should founders go about fundraising?
22:08 - Are VCs looking for solutions in particular sectors or industries?
32:44 - What can founders expect in the next 12 months in the VC landscape?
41:05 - How has reliance on financial forecast changed compared to pre-COVID19?
46:07 - Insights into the global VC landscape
51:20 - What are we optimistic about?
52:23 - Final thoughts and notes

This webinar was held as part of Startup Victoria's Startup Success Series. The Startup Success Series is a new initiative designed to provide insight and education on the topics that matter most to the founder community right now.

The Startup Success Series is supported by LaunchVic. LaunchVic is Victoria’s startup development agency. LaunchVic invests in organisations and projects that empower entrepreneurs to scale innovative companies and deliver new industry benefits to the Victorian economy. Learn more about LaunchVic: https://launchvic.org/