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During the presentation and Q&A session, you will learn about the essential organizational- and ownership-related issues that need to be properly addressed by your startup so that you will be able to have discussions with early stage venture capitalists without any undesired surprises.
The speaker will discuss the following:
1) What to consider when planning your own venture and still working for others
2) How to structure the initial allocation of equity among the founding team
3) What types of restrictions on the founder’s stock are required by investors
4) Impact of a Stock Option Plan on the company capitalization
5) How much capital should companies consider raising
6) What type of securities should a company consider issuing to investors
7) What are the most important due diligence issues for the investors
8) How to close a financing round without delays
Please come with your questions, concerns and scenarios.
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, Networking
About the Speaker:
Stan Lewandowski is a partner at K & L Gates and is based in Palo Alto and San Francisco. Stan counsels companies in the U.S. and abroad 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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