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WSGR Entrepreneur's Bootcamp

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UCLA Anderson Venture Accelerator

Rosenfeld Library

Los Angeles, CA 90024

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The Entrepreneur’s Boot Camp

Brought to you by Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati: The Premier legal advisor to technology, life sciences, and other growth enterprises worldwide.


Detailed map of event can be found here:

http://www.anderson.ucla.edu/documents/areas/adm/media/405fwy2anderson.pdf


TENTATIVE Agenda

10:30 a.m. Registration


11:00 a.m. Welcome and Introduction


11:10 a.m. Trends and Forming and Organizing the Start-up & Founders Stock
Our presenter will provide an overview of the start-up process and financing trends of new entrepreneurial ventures. Then, we will explore (i) some of the early decisions related to formation of the start-up entity, including timing, documents, and choice of entity and (ii) strategies for allocation of
founders’ stock and composition of the board of directors.


12:00 p.m. Networking Lunch


12:45 p.m. Business Plans and Fundraising,
This session will include a discussion of how to organize the business plan as a critical planning tool and provide practical guidance for preparing an executive summary, including financial projections and budgets. We will also explore strategies for approaching the investment community and understanding alternative sources of funding.


1:45 p.m. Case Studies
The speaker will present case studies of 2 real-life start-ups as examples of lessons learned


2:15 p.m. Intellectual Property (Patents and Licensing)
The presenter will discuss the importance of developing an IP strategy that fits the business, and the
relationship between IP protection and the commercialization objectives of your business.


3:45 p.m. BREAK


4:00 p.m. Moderated Panel: Nut & Bolts of the Spin-Out Enterprise


5:00 p.m. Valuation & Term Sheets
We will examine the methods commonly used to determine a company’s valuation and address how
investors utilize them to value early-stage companies and technology projects. The speaker will help you understand investor expectations, including board seats, liquidity, registration rights, and non-compete agreements, and discuss key provisions to include in term sheets and negotiation strategies for achieving the best-case investment scenario.


6:00 p.m. Networking Reception

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