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Tech StartUp: Corporate Formation and Early Stage Financing

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Please bring your printed ticket to the event.

Or, pay $20 (cash) at the door.



Please join us for this event as Perkins Coie partners Fiona Brophy and David Wood walk through the following topics:



Corporate Formation: Focus on the best way to set your company up for venture funding – including choice of entity, where to incorporate, and issues to consider in structuring founders equity. 

Speaker: Fiona Brophy




Fiona Brophy is a partner at Perkins Coie's  Palo Alto office and a member of the Emerging Companies and Venture Capital practice. Fiona focuses her practice on providing a broad range of services to emerging companies and venture capital funds in the technology area, primarily in consumer e-commerce, interactive entertainment, digital media, information technology, Internet and social media, cloud services and life sciences.  She represents start-up companies through all phases of their existence - serving as "virtual" general counsel from formation to venture financing to day to day operations to their ultimate exit through an Initial Public Offering (IPO) or merger. She has represented private companies and venture capital funds in hundreds of transactions such as venture capital financing and private equity transactions, debt financings, complex restructurings and spin-off transactions and she has a robust merger and acquisitions practice, ranging in size from several million dollars to $300+ million dollars.  Fiona co-authored "The Public Company Handbook: A Practical Guide for Officers and Directors," published by Bowne Financial Printing. 



Early Stage Financing Options: The pros and cons of Convertible Notes, SAFE, Series Seed and Series A.


Speaker: David Wood





David Wood is a counsel at Perkins Coie's  Palo Alto office and a member of the firm's Emerging Companies and Venture Capital practice. David's practice includes capital formation (including private financings of equity and debt securities), mergers and acquisitions and business transactions, including joint ventures and technology transfer transactions. David has represented companies in transactions across a wide array of industries, including, among others, software, computer hardware, digital media and Internet services. 

David's clientele includes startup and well-established emerging growth companies and a number of non-profit organizations, including The Glow Foundation and Kiwanja. His practice also includes providing day-to-day counseling to such companies (and their boards of directors) on a wide array of corporate matters. 

Agenda


6:00 pm to 7:00 pm - Check In, Food, Networking


7:00 pm to 8:30 pm - Presentation, Q & A


8:30 pm to 9:00 pm - Wrap Up




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  • Rob

    To request the presentation slides from the event, contact Melissa Simon at Perkins Coie. Email her at:

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    August 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I would like to get the slides as well. Thank you! Adi

    August 11, 2014

  • Allan R.

    I too am still awaiting a copy of the presentation slides. I also provided my email.

    August 11, 2014

  • Gautam L.

    Hello All - did anyone get a copy of this presentation? I provided my email to receive the presentation in the sign-up sheet but haven't received it yet. Thanks!

    August 8, 2014

  • Rob

    Just a friendly reminder.....

    The cut off time to register and pay online is:

    2 pm T 8/5

    There is a cover charge to attend this event.

    A "YES" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation.

    Space is limited. Take advantage of early responder pricing!

    Slots are limited. First come, first served! First Responders $5 plus Eventbrite fees

    Second Responders $10 plus Eventbrite fees

    Third Responders $15 plus Eventbrite fees

    In order to attend, you must register and pay here:

    http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-startup-corporate-formation-and-early-stage-financing-tickets-12416214231
    Please bring your printed ticket to the event.

    Or, pay $20 (cash) at the door.

    August 5, 2014

  • Rob

    The cut off time to register and pay online is:

    2 pm T 8/5

    There is a cover charge to attend this event.

    A "YES" RSVP on our meetup site does not confirm your reservation.

    Space is limited. Take advantage of early responder pricing!

    Slots are limited. First come, first served! First Responders $5 plus Eventbrite fees

    Second Responders $10 plus Eventbrite fees

    Third Responders $15 plus Eventbrite fees

    In order to attend, you must register and pay here:

    http://www.eventbrite.com/e/tech-startup-corporate-formation-and-early-stage-financing-tickets-12416214231 Please bring your printed ticket to the event.

    Or, pay $20 (cash) at the door.

    August 4, 2014

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