The pet market is booming, and investors are taking notice. Unlike many other consumer verticals, spending on pet goods has stayed strong despite the current economic environment, supporting continued investment from venture capital and private equity. These firms give pet entrepreneurs a variety of options for raising capital, whether through early-stage fundraising or exiting a mature business. Join moderator and investment banker, Carol Frank, and her guest speaker, Tyler Frances of Alpine Investors and Antelope Pets, as they share their industry insiders’ perspective on the pet investment landscape, including:
- Understanding Your Options: What are the different avenues for raising money, and which is the best fit for your business?
- Getting Started: How can you connect with investors? What should you prepare for your intro conversations?
- Picking Your Partner: How can you vet potential investors to ensure they support your goals, your growth strategy, and your employees?
- Driving Value: What do investors consider when valuing your business, and what steps can you take to maximize your payout?