What is startup finance?
Session SummaryIn this session, Robin P. G. Tech, HIIG doctoral researcher in finance, explains the basic principles of startup or entrepreneurial finance. He gives an overview of the different funding sources startups at different stages can tap into.
Robin P. G. Tech has been doctoral researcher at the HIIG since 2013 and leads the Finance Startup Clinic. His doctoral thesis focuses on the development of customized finance and controlling tools for startups to assist their succesful growth. Prior to this, Robin studied Corporate Management and Economics at Zeppelin University (BA), Sociology and Management (MSc) in Stockholm, and did his MBA in Hong Kong. Robin gained professional experience through the co-founding of his own business (2006) and work at a venture capitalist (2007), a consulting position at the curating office Buro17 in Moscow (2009), strategy and research engagements at AUDI (2010-2011) in the field of electro mobility, and at the European Commission’s EIT Labs (2012-2013) in the field of business modeling for renewable energies.