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Early-Stage Startup Valuation Workshop: What is Your Startup Worth?

Silicon Valley Startup: Idea to IPO

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

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Early-Stage Startup Valuation Workshop: What is Your Startup Worth?


Have you ever wondered what your startup is worth?  Do you have someone interested in investing in or even buying your startup?  Do you need to grant stock options?  If you are an early-stage startup that is looking for help in determining the value of your startup, come to this hands on valuation workshop.


Our speaker will discuss what valuation models to use in the early stages and will run some actual models; Cost Approach, VC Method, Discounted Cash Flow.  He will also discuss and model the impact that funding rounds and their various terms and preferences can have on the common stock values.




** Due to the popularity of this event, we have split this workshop into early and mid-stage groups so we can dig deeper and be more relevant to your specific stage.  [Early-Stage = pre-development, pre-alpha, pre-revenue and projections have not yet been built.]  If you not an early-stage startup and are a mid-stage startup, that workshop will be held  at a later date.**








6:00 pm to 7:00 pm   Check in,   Refreshments, Networking


7:00 pm to  9:00 pm  Workshop, Q & A


9:00 pm to 9:30 pm   More Q & A, Networking




About Our Speaker:







Jeff Faust, CVA (Certified Valuation Analyst) is a business valuation expert from Berger Lewis Accountancy Corporation with extensive experience in the valuation of start-ups / private companies for various purposes; fundraising, mergers/acquisitions, stock options grants (IRC § 409A) and more.  He has provided valuation expertise to start-ups of all sizes and stages of development and in a wide variety of industries including hi-tech (Software, SaaS, Mobile, Telecom, Social Media, Cloud, Data, etc), bio-tech, manufacturing and many more.





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Arent Fox LLP, founded in 1942, is internationally recognized in core practice areas where business and government intersect. As a result of guiding principles centered on first-rate legal work and exceptional service, the firm has earned its reputation for providing clients with the counsel they need to meet critical challenges in their “world.”


Complex problems require interdisciplinary solutions and should be approached with a practical perspective and managed with maximum efficiency. With offices in Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco, and Washington, DC, Arent Fox provides strategic legal counsel to clients that range from Fortune 500 corporations and start-ups, to trade associations and foreign governments.


Our practice breadth, geographical reach, and industry knowledge combine to provide clients with business-oriented legal advice designed to ensure they achieve their commercial goals. Through decades of service, our attorneys have understood that hard work and talent are just a starting point for being considered a premier law firm, a distinction that Arent Fox has earned from The American Lawyer, Chambers USA, and Legal 500.


As one of the most diverse general practice law firms in the country, Arent Fox has roots in government service, a focus on legal excellence, and a commitment to the administration of justice stretching back 70 years. Our lawyers have consistently distinguished themselves as leaders in pro bono representation, while many continue to play prominent roles in public service.


Arent Fox is proud of its reputation for understanding our clients’ business, their industry, and their world.









Imran Khaliq




San Francisco






Practice Teams


Complex Litigation


Intellectual Property




Areas of Focus


Post-Grant Proceedings 


Practice Areas


Imran Khaliq is a partner in the San Francisco office of Arent Fox LLP where he is a member of the firm’s Complex Litigation and Intellectual Property practices. Imran has litigated and obtained patents for clients in several technical areas, such as software, semiconductors, mobile devices, cloud and Internet technologies, medical devices and biotechnology.  He has experience in courts throughout the US, including federal and state courts in California, Texas, New York, Florida and Nevada. He is registered to practice before the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), Patent Trials and Appeals Board (PTAB) and the Federal Circuit Court of Appeals.


Client Work


In addition to IP dispute resolution, Imran’s practice includes assisting clients with the development and procurement of intellectual property assets, licensing and technology contracting, handing post-grant proceedings, such as reexaminations and inter-partes review, performing non-infringement and invalidity analysis, drafting freedom to operate opinions, and conducting IP due diligence for clients in connection with financing, mergers and acquisitions.

Previous Work


Imran was previously a partner of a global law firm’s Silicon Valley office. Prior to that, he was an associate at an international law firm, and Imran also held a judicial externship in the Northern District Court of California, under the auspices of Chief Judge Hon. James Ware (Ret.). He also served in a number of roles while attending the USF School of Law, including research fellow at the McCarthy Institute of Intellectual Property. Before attending law school, Imran was a neuroscience researcher at the University of California, Los Angeles.




University of San Francisco School of Law, JD, 2004 (with honors in Intellectual Property)
University of California at Los Angeles, BS, Neuroscience, 2000


Life Beyond the Law


Imran is a competitive USTA 4.5 level tennis player, and enjoys running, swimming, camping and exploring foods, arts and culture in the Bay Area.




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When & Where

620 Folsom St.
San Francisco, CA

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM (PDT)

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