Partners Jeff Schwartz and Richard Honen spoke with entrepreneurs of operational startups participating in IgniteU NY’s Summer Accelerator Program during a cohort meeting.  They discussed the various types of financing for early-stage companies, including convertible notes, SAFEs, Series A investment rounds and ways to prepare for discussions with investors.

The IgniteU Accelerator Program incorporates aspects of the lean startup methodology and provides branded business development, financial and leadership management skills.

Jeffrey B. Schwartz

Richard E. Honen