Tech Deal Series: Capital Raising - VC Term Sheets

Date:  Monday 27 July 2020
Time:  12.30 - 13.30
Venue:  Online/webinar
Cost:  Free

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Steve Nightingale, Partner Amy Cunniffe, Senior Associate Emma Geard, Solicitor


This session will explore market practice, common issues and potential pitfalls of capital raising 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:

  • Negotiating the term sheet
  • Deal terms, including:
    • investment and valuation (pre-money/post-money)
    • preference shares
    • anti-dilution
    • ESOPs and how to account for them
    • board appointments and decision-making powers
    • IP protection including restraints of trade
    • shareholder agreements
  • Regulatory considerations.

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.

Attend and earn 1 CPD hour.

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Other upcoming Tech Deal Series webinars

Employee equity/incentive schemes | Wednesday 29 July 2020 | 12.30pm - 1.30pm | Register here

M&A | Friday 31 July 2020 | 12.30pm - 1.30pm | Register here


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