The Startup Station and the New York Startup Law Center present:
FINANCING 360: LEGAL DOCS, INVESTOR QUALIFIERS, INVESTMENT VEHICLES
Welcome: 6:30 pm - 6:45 pm
Legal Requirements for Financing – Documents, Investor Qualifications: 6:45 pm -7:15 pm
Break: 7:15 pm - 7:30 pm
Fundraising Strategy & Financing Options: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Legal Requirements for Financing - Documents, Investor Qualifications: 6:45 pm -7:15 pm
What particular documents should you have in place when talking to potential investors? We will discuss the differences in document requirements between each vehicle (equity, convertible debt, and SAFE) as well.
What investors are looking for on the legal side of the business?
Investor Qualifications (accredited investors, sophisticated persona, and insiders vs. protected class)
Presenter: Ekaterina Mouratova, Esq.
Principal of The Law Firm of Ekaterina Mouratova, PLLC
Founder of The Startup Law Center
Author of the book “Business Law for Entrepreneurs. A Guide to Doing Business in the United States”.
Ekaterina represents individuals and companies in a broad range of industries, including technology, science, sales, services, manufacture, e-commerce, financial, entertainment and many others. She provides sophisticated assistance to the clients in all aspects of their business and legal climates, including organizational, contractual, financial, employment, and regulatory issues.
Fundraising Strategy & Investment Vehicles: 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
This workshop will focus on various fundraising strategies for startups as well as financing vehicles.
Specifically we will cover:
1. How do you look for investors?
2. Evaluating Accelerators. When are they a good option and when not?
3. The most common investment vehicles:
B. Convertible Debt
4. What other financing / business terms should you negotiate?
B. Voting Rights
C. Board Seats
D. Executive Compensation Approval
E. Information Rights
Presenter: Victoria Yampolsky, CFA
Founder of the Startup Station Meetup
Victoria Yampolsky, CFA, is the President of the Startup Station and Compass NYC, financial & strategy consultancies that focus on formulating and implementing monetization strategies. She is also an advisor to Mobilosophy, Divvy Tools, and Plan to Start, as well as founder of several ventures in media & entertainment. Previously, Victoria worked in Deutsche Bank Research and did IT consulting for CapGemini's Financial Services Division. Victoria holds a Bachelor's Degree, Cum Laude, in Computer Science, with minor in Mathematics, from Cornell University and an MBA, with honors, from Columbia Business School.
Payment for the Workshop will be required at the point of registration.
The early bird price of $38.50 is available until November 26th. After this, the price goes to regular: $44.00.