ScaleUp Speaker Series Austin 2023 - #10 Open Forum Recap

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ScaleUp Speaker Series Austin 2023 - #10 Open Forum Recap

In this interactive open forum, ask our startup expert attorneys questions on topics from earlier sessions or other startup legal issues.

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Date and time


300 Colorado St 300 Colorado Street Austin, TX 78701

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About this event

  • 1 hour
  • Mobile eTicket

Morrison Foerster is offering its ScaleUp Speaker Series in Austin, a complimentary ten-part series on the legal side of founding a startup.* This weekly Wednesday seminar will arm you with the knowledge needed to manage the legal aspects of launching, funding, and growing a startup, with insights to avoid common mistakes that can have serious consequences down the road. Lunch and parking will be provided.

Topics covered in this one-hour session include:

  • Incorporating a startup
  • Intellectual property basics for startups
  • Raising angel financing (including convertible note financings)
  • Raising venture capital investment (deal terms and structure)
  • Most common legal mistakes of startup entrepreneurs
  • Startup equity incentives
  • Follow–on venture financing complexities​​​
  • Selling your startup
  • Initial public offerings

To register, kindly contact Alyson Wagner at

*Please note that Morrison Foerster’s event policy requires all attendees to be up-to-date on vaccinations for COVID-19.