Build Your Success From A Right Corporate Structure03/08/2012 - 03/08/2012

Build Your Success from a Right Corporate Structure
In US and China
Sponsored by Gunderson Dettmer
Date: Thursday, March 8th, 2012
Time: 6:00pm – 8:30pm        
Venue:  Gunderson Dettmer
              1200 Seaport Blvd.
 Redwood City, CA 94063
Jerry Ku, Partner, Gunderson Dettmer
David Lee, Partner, Gunderson Dettmer      
           6:00pm Registration & Networking
           6:30pm Welcome Remarks: SVCWireless Entrepreneur SIG
           6:40pm Workshop
           8:10pm Q&A
           8:30 pm End
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Event Introduction
What are “The SINA Structure” and “VIE”? How do they differ from Delaware corporations? What is the best structure for a corporation that may potential grow into an international company? Gunderson Dettmer partner Jerry Ku will present the basics features of prevalent corporate structures, and share the pitfalls and traps for the unwary. The workshop aims to give you a basic understanding of typical corporate structures for venture-backed companies. It will put you on the right track for acquisition and overseas IPO. For more information, visit
Entrepreneur Development Program
SVCWireless members tend to be innovators and entrepreneurs, who are technical and passionate about the rapidly growing sectors – mobile, cloud, social, local, and ecommerce. This year, we are offering Entrepreneur Development Program to meet the rising demand of our members, who are actively starting up a new business here or in Asia. Our programs aim to deliver knowledge, connections, and inspirations.
Come and learn from the subject matter experts about financial, legal, marketing and management aspects of starting and running a success company. Join other entrepreneurs to network with angels, VCs, lawyers and experienced entrepreneurs.
Speaker Bios:
Jerry Ku, Partner, Gunderson Dettmer
Jerry Ku is a partner in the Corporate and Securities Group. Jerry’s practice focuses on the representation of emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles. Jerry is broadly experienced with corporate formation and governance matters, venture capital financing transactions, public offerings and a variety of M&A transaction structures involving companies based in the U.S., Europe and Asia with emphasis on the Silicon Valley and China.
Jerry represents a wide variety of technology companies from consumer internet, software, telecommunications, and entertainment technology industries, as well as a number of leading venture capital firms.
Jerry has native fluency in spoken and written Mandarin. Jerry holds a J.D. from Columbia Law School and received his B.S., double majoring in Biology and Philosophy, from Duke University. Jerry is admitted to practice in California.
David Lee, Partner, Gunderson Dettmer
David Lee is a member of the Corporate and Securities practice group which advises emerging companies and venture capital firms. David practices in the areas of corporate formation, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, public offerings, public company securities, and technology licensing transactions.
David has an active practice representing China-focused emerging companies, both in the United States and in China. He has deep experience representing China’s leading private and public internet companies. In addition, David’s practice involves a broad network of entrepreneurs, angel investors and venture capitalists that are active in developing China-focused companies.
David earned his J.D. from Stanford University and his B.A., summa cum laude, from the University of California at Berkeley. Prior to joining Gunderson Dettmer, David was a partner at Orrick and a founding attorney and Director of Venture Law Group.
About SVCWireless
Silicon Valley-China Wireless Technology Association (SVCWireless) is a leading non-profit professional association to bridge the mobile/wireless industries between China and the United States. The organization is founded in year 2000 and now has more than 5000 members and 30 partners around the world. SVCWireless promotes entrepreneurship, innovation, and venture investment with the support from our members, sponsors and partners.