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How to Successfully Negotiate with Venture Capitalists and Win

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2 pm Th 3/16

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For early stage entrepreneurs, dealing with venture capitalists can be intimidating. The speaker will discuss how to negotiate with venture capitalists and win!

During the presentation and Q&A session, you will learn about the steps you should take in order to prepare your early stage company for investment by institutional investors, how to navigate through the term sheet nuances and to which financing provisions you should devote most of your attention to secure an ultimate win.

Please come with your questions, concerns and scenarios.

Agenda

6:30 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 Informal Q & A, More Networking

About the Speaker

Stan Lewandowski is a partner at K & L Gates and is based in Palo Alto and San Francisco. Stan counsels domestic and international companies on financing, operations, development and other strategic transactional issues, primarily in the technology and renewable energy sectors.

Stan represents emerging growth companies at every stage of the pipeline—from start-up to liquidity. He works on a variety of strategic growth issues, including venture capital and private equity financings, private offerings, joint ventures and M&A.

Combining his experience representing Central and Eastern European companies with his Silicon Valley background, Stan has worked closely with investors and companies on domestic, in-bound and out-bound transactions, as well as on-shore and off-shore structures.

Stan also has significant experience advising developers, their affiliates and investors, and financial institutions in connection with the development and disposition of renewable energy projects, with a total value in the hundreds of millions of dollars.

Stan earned his LL.M. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He received his master of laws and diploma from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland. He also earned a diploma from the University of Cambridge in England.

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