[SVCwireless]Advanced Entrepreneur Developement Program: Patent Portfolio, Startup Financing & Stock Option Risk Management11/06/2013 - 11/06/2013

 

Advanced Entrepreneur Developement Program: Patent Portfolio, Startup Financing & Stock Option Risk Management

 

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 6, 2013, 6:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Venue: Fenwick & Silicon Valley Center, 801 California Street, Mountain View, CA 94041
Registration:
                    Register Here.
Speakers:

                    Andrew Bridges, Fenwick & West, Partner
                    Steven Lin, Fenwick & West, Partner
                    Michael Farn, Fenwick & West, Partner
                   

 

1. Risk Management - Andrew Bridges

2. Basics of seed and Series A financings – Steven Levin

Steven will use sample term sheets to illustrate current financing issues. Topics covered will include:
a.  Preparing your corporation for investment
b.  Role of a term sheet
c. Seed financing alternatives
d. Sample capitalization tables
e. Calculation of pre and post-money valuations
f. Impact of size of option pool
g. Typical Series A valuations and financing terms
h. Control issues

3. A patent portfolio development strategy for startup companies – Michael Farn

Mike will discuss practical information entrepreneurs can use to create an effective IP portfolio that achieves a startup company’s business objectives. Topics covered will include:

a. What is the value of a patent portfolio?

b. How to build a patent portfolio that helps you achieving your business goals?

c. How to build a patent portfolio with a limited budget?


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