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Startup Advice 102: Things You Need to Know Before Fundraising & Negotiatin...

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Wisma Yeap Chor Ee

16 Gat Lebuh China & Pengkalan Weld

George Town, Pulau Pinang 10300

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You are an entrepreneur about to embark on fundraising for the first time. What do you need to know? In this discussion, Hooi Yen shares her experience from more than a decade of advising start-ups in Singapore. She reveals the practical tips and considerations that entrepreneurs take into account they when structure the equity holdings in their companies, and negotiate the command and control provisions in shareholders' agreements. The audience will get the opportunity to deep-dive into building their own capitalization table.

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    • The strategic considerations in the appointment and removal of Directors.

    • Considering the power and authority of directors and shareholders.

    • The standard components of a term sheet

    • How valuations are determined, and how pricing can be maximized

    • The role of investor mix in influencing deal pricing and structure

    • How your fund raising approach influences a future exit.

    • See how dividends, liquidation preferences and anti-dilution rights impact the "effective" valuation of a startup

    • Hear about protective provisions typically sought by outside investors


About The Speaker

HOOI YEN CHIN
Founder, Polaris Law Corporation

Chin Hooi Yen is the founder of Singapore law firm Polaris Law Corporation. With start-up experience of her own, Hooi Yen's passion is to work closely with investors and start-ups and guide them through the legal and commercial challenges of their businesses. In particular, her practice focuses on investments and shareholders' agreements. Hooi Yen was named a leading lawyer in several publications including the Asia Pacific Legal 500. She is also an active volunteer, having spent time on a number of worthy causes in Singapore and abroad.

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Startup Advice

Startup Advice is a series of workshop that consists of different kind of business advices, information and guidance, from Zero to One to assist and help different level of startup founders to understand better elements of business. Every business has to be taken care of from the beginning.The end goal of the workshop is to feed and equip startup companies with knowledge and practices from the professionals.

It will be followed by a "Office Hour 1-1" meeting the speaker/ mentor to consult your issue on a scheduled appointment. The appointment will be coordinated by aCAT Penang between the seekers and advisors

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Wisma Yeap Chor Ee

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George Town, Pulau Pinang 10300

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