How Funding Works - Splitting The Equity With Investors - Infographic. A hypothetical startup will get about $15,000 from family and friends, about $200,000 from an angel investor three months later, and about $2 Million from a VC another six months later.
If all goes well. See how funding works in this infographic: First, let’s figure out why we are talking about funding as something you need to do. This is not a given. The opposite of funding is “bootstrapping,” the process of funding a startup through your own savings. If you know the basics of how funding works, skim to the end. Every time you get funding, you give up a piece of your company. Splitting the Pie The basic idea behind equity is the splitting of a pie. When Google went public, Larry and Sergey had about 15% of the pie, each. Funding Stages Let’s look at how a hypothetical startup would get funding. Idea stage At first it is just you.
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Hollywood Studio Jobs. As webmaster of Seeing-Stars.com, I'm frequently asked how to go about getting a job at a Hollywood movie studio. Quite a few people, who are not necessarily interested in becoming actors, still like the idea of landing a job at Warner Bros, Disney, Paramount, Fox, Sony, Universal, Warner Bros or one of the other major studios. Fortunately, getting information about studio jobs isn't as difficult as you might imagine. Most of the major Hollywood studios have employment sections right on their websites, which list available jobs - from secretarial work to Vice Presidents, and everything in between. Some sites even allow you to submit your resume online, or (like Disney) offer guides to help you figure out what kind of studio job might be right for you. Below is a list of links to studio employment pages.
Leo films 8-08. Hollywood Literary/Talent Agents: Address, phone number, Names a. Above The Line Agency9200 W.
Sunset Blvd., Ste. 804Los Angeles, CA 90069(310) 859- TriggerStreet.com. SCREENPLAYS WANTED. January 2007. Lee Daniels Entertainment39 W. 131st Street, Ste. 2New York, NY 10037(646) 548- Lee Daniels, CEOleedaniels@leedanielsentertainment.com Lisa Corteslisa@leedanielsentertainment.com Dave Robinsondave@leedanielsentertainment.com The Coppola Companies (American Zoetrope)PO Box 2081991 St.
Helena Hwy.Rutherford, CA 94573(707) 968-1100 Tam Phamzeus@zoetrope.com American Zoetrope (F. 6747 Milner Rd.Los Angeles, CA 90068(323) 851-8808 808 Wilshire Blvd., 3rd Flr.Santa Monica, CA 90401(310) 899-8000 1350 Avenue of the Americas, 24th Flr.New York NY firstname.lastname@example.org Francis Ford Coppola, Greatgodfather c/o Jeff Berg (Agent)email@example.com c/o Barry L. Fred Fuchs Jay Shoemaker, CEO Sophia Coppola c/o Bart Walker (Agent)firstname.lastname@example.org Tara McCann Bobby Rock Susan Paley Abramson Cappa Productions445 Park Ave., 7th Flr.New York, NY 10022(212) 906-8800. INFOLIST.