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Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO Message Board › T 4/23 How to Get Seed Funding for Your Early Stage Startup 6:30 pm to

T 4/23 How to Get Seed Funding for Your Early Stage Startup 6:30 pm to 9 pm K & L Gates S.F.

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Rob
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Stan Lewandowski of K & L Gates will discuss currently available ways for qualified startups to secure seed funding, the instruments issued by the startup to the investors in exchange for the capital provided and the terms associated with each type of an investment.

Stan will cover:

1. Overview of issues you should address before you start seeking seed funding

2. Types of legal entities suitable for your startup needs

3. Initial capitalization for your startup

4. Items to address in your executive summary

5. Should you have a business plan?

6. Most important diligence issues for early stage investors

7. How much capital should you consider raising

8. Persons you should connect with while raising your initial seed funding

9. Platforms for early stage capital raising purposes

10. How to close your initial round of funding

and more!


Please come with your questions, concerns and scenarios.


Agenda

6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Check In, Food, Networking Reception

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

8:30 pm to 9:00 pm 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.

If you have questions about the content of this presentation, you can contact Stan at:

stan.lewandowski@klgates.com­
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