Fundraising: How to Find $ and Negotiate Terms
It takes money to get an idea off the ground and into the marketplace. Company founders and CEOs must have a solid grasp of not only the types of venture financing available, but also the components involved with securing the financing deal.
It would be nice if this were all very simple. Unfortunately, as with most legal matters, there are many layers and terms to navigate. This session will offer a high-level summary of financing options available, along with the pros and cons of various types of financing. Of importance, the conversation will help to take the mystery out of fundraising and the key terms of deals that you need to be aware of, from preferences to option pools.
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James Huie, Corporate Partner, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati
James Huie is a corporate and securities partner in Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati's San Francisco office. James advises life sciences and technology companies on general corporate matters, mergers and acquisitions, initial public offerings, strategic partnerships, and private equity and debt financings.
He also has extensive experience in representing venture capital firms and other investors in private equity and debt financings.
Read more about James here.