How to Fund Your University Spin-off in the Silicon Valley

September 23, 2020

By , Assistant Director 

Gaurav Gupta

Event Information:

Date and time: September 24, 2020, 9-10am

Zoom link (no registratrion required)

In this final session of CROSS' workshop series on how to spin-off your university research project into a startup, Gaurav Gupta of Lightspeed Venture Partners will explain how to fund your freshly founded startup. In a short overview presentation, he will walk you through steps to be taken, the different forms of funding available, and how to be successful at acquiring them. He will then engage with the moderator, Dirk Riehle, and the audience to dive deeper into questions on the Silicon Valley funding ecosystem.

Gaurav Gupta is a successful entrepreneur (Splunk, Elastic) and now a general partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners.