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Venture Capital 2014: Nuts and Bolts

A thorough understanding of current market practice, deal terms and conditions, transaction documents and applicable securities, regulatory and ethical issues is critical in the venture capital business. This program, designed for those seeking a secure foundation in the venture capital field, will teach you the essentials of venture capital. From examining the anatomy of a venture capital deal, to participating in a mock term sheet negotiation, to exploring key issues in follow-on financing rounds, exit strategies and securities law compliance, our expert faculty of lawyers, venture capitalists and business executives will analyze the legal and business issues you need to master to actively and successfully participate in today’s venture capital environment. You will also learn about the latest financing trends, regional differences in deal practice, and ethical issues that arise when representing start-ups and venture backed companies.

What you will learn

  • How to form and counsel start-ups
  • Key venture capital finance terms
  • Bridge finance and venture debt terms and trends
  • Structuring exit strategies
  • The various applicable securities and tax laws

This program is designed for attorneys who advise start-up companies, and for investors and venture capitalists.