Scitech Park, Pune had conducted “How to Fund Start Up Session – Types, Sources and Due Diligence Required” on 23rd March, 2016 for the innovative promising start ups in Pune. The session was taken up by Mr. Anil Kumar Agarwal who is CA by profession having a sound experience of over 10 years in banking and finance sector. Our esteemed mentor had worked with PWC, ICICI Bank etc and has handled portfolio of 400 crore of debt independently. The session was an eye opener for the start ups as it dealt with the various sources of funds which the start ups so badly require like Friends and Family, Angel Investors, Venture Capital (VC) Funding and Bank Financing (Debt) emphasizing on the pros and cons of every funding types. Mr. Agarwal also discussed exhaustively about due diligence by VCs, legal due diligence and smart fund management.