[Webinar] MIT Insights: Early Financing and Illustration of Stock Dilution for Start-ups | 17 Nov, 9:30am HKT
Date: 17 November 2022 (Thu)
Time: 9:30-10:30am (HKT)
Speaker: Ms. Lita Nelsen, Former Director of MIT Technology Licensing Office
(Zoom link will be sent to registrants prior to the webinar)
Running a start-up company requires managing multiple issues, of which financing strategies would be one of the utmost fundamental elements you wish to spend efforts on. This webinar will share MIT’s practice and real case studies on early financing for start-ups (e.g. non-dilutive funding, stock dilution, etc.) and tips for attracting investment, which would be a crucial session, especially for new entrepreneurs and start-up-founder-to-be.
About Lita Nelsen
Lita Nelsen served in the Technology Licensing Office of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology for 3 decades, 25 years of which as director of the office. Throughout the period, the MIT TLO has licensed over 500 startup companies based on MIT research technology. She is the author of various articles and book chapters on technology transfer. During her tenure at MIT TLO, she has been invited to lecture and consult in tech transfer and university-based entrepreneurship in over 20 countries. She was also a co-founder of Praxis (now Praxis-Auril), a UK non-profit-making company for training tech transfer professionals, which earned her the title of a Member of the British Empire (MBE). Having retired from MIT, Lita is now a consultant on university licensing technology for young startups. She volunteers as a mentor in the MIT Sandbox Program, mentoring undergraduate students on kick-starting companies.