This session will explore market practice, common issues and potential pitfalls of raising venture capital for high-growth tech companies. We will share our insights from working on both sides of deals. This event is aimed at founders, angel investors, venture capitalists and other investors. We’ll cover:
Investment and valuation (pre-money/post-money)
ESOPs and how to account for them
Board appointments and decision-making powers
IP Protection including restraints of trade
For founders this is an opportunity to understand the key features of venture finance and put your best foot forward with potential investors. For investors this is an opportunity to get insights into current market practice.
You should be present for the whole duration of this event.
Steve’s practice spans M&A, capital raising, employee equity and other corporate law matters. He is an active angel investor and a member of Angel HQ, New Zealand Private Capital Association and Institute of Directors. Steve has completed executive education in venture capital at University of California, Berkeley, and in M&A and corporate finance at Melbourne Business School. Steve is recommended as a leading lawyer by IFLR1000.