What to do when you run out of money.
Dealing with investors.
We've done this a few times before and folks have loved it. We do a mock pitch / conversation between investor and entrepreneur on negotiation and difficult scenarios. Randy Adler and Dane Atkinson come together to do a mock scenario of how to handle investors when you run out of money. What the financial implications are and what can you do.
Out of the context, you are welcome to ask questions and look at how to address fundraising from burn rates, run rates, and revenue planning.
RANDOLPH ADLER, Jr. is the Managing Partner and Co-Founder of RK ADLER LLP. Randy represents numerous technology, new media, fashion, and other similarly situated start-up, venture-backed, and emerging companies at all stages of development. He also represents various investors, funds and family businesses that seek independent counsel. Randy’s practice focuses on corporate and strategic matters, which he employs as an outside general counsel for many of the firm’s clients.
Immediately prior to co-founding RK ADLER LLP, Randy was a corporate litigation attorney at the Manhattan office of Skadden, Arps, Meagher & Flom LLP. Randy attended the University of Richmond, the University of Queensland, and St. John’s University School of Law in Queens, New York.
Dane Atkinson currently serves as CEO SumAll, a business he co-founded. Previously he has served as CEO Squarespace and CEO Sensenet. He's a serial entrepreneur having founded 6 startups over the course of his career, achieving 5 exits. He also is an advisor/ investor and board member to a dozen more companies.
Happy hour to follow at 5pm :)
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