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- When: Monday 9th of September, 2019, 12:30-1:30pm
- Where: The Classroom, RocketSpace London, 40 Islington High Street, N1 8EQ
Preparing for your next Funding round
Navigating a financing round can seem daunting; in this workshop, we'll help demystify the process. We'll be discussing some of the key issues for term sheet to focus on, where you can expect to see negotiation, and highlighting some of the red flags to watch for throughout the process. Next, we'll walk you through how you can best prepare for the disclosure process to protect yourself, your company and your investor relationships. It will be a crash course on how to put your best foot forward for future funding rounds, and we hope to see you there.
- Negotiating, and understanding, a term sheet to put the company in a good position;
- Identifying key focus areas: vesting, board composition, consent matters and warranties;
- Exploring some of the market's most commonly misunderstood tech points in investment docs;
- Evidencing ownership of your Intellectual Property; and
- Understanding what investors expect from start-ups in respect of Data Protection compliance.
Who will be delivering this session?
Ashley Williams is a Senior Associate within the IP team and leads the AI and Deep Learning Working Group within Withers tech. Ashley leads on the data protection matters for Withers tech, advising clients on a range of data compliance issues including data protection risk management, GDPR audit programmes, cross-border data transfer arrangements and direct marketing compliance. He represents clients across diverse industries including, emerging technologies, AI and software, with a particular focus on advising clients on the launch of new products and services to market. Ashley has particular expertise in advising clients on data protection matters relating to behavioural targeting and processing biometric data. He frequently speaks at events on a broad range of technology topics including AI, EdTech, AdTech and digital health. He has contributed to a number of publications, including producing a GDPR series for Biotech and Money.
Robert Glass is a Senior Associate in our corporate team and leads our Later Stage Venture Working Group within Wither tech. He is passionate about the high-growth tech sector and has experience advising investors and companies on funding rounds and other corporate matters at all stages of the start-up life cycle. Prior to joining Withers, Robert worked with a London and a San Francisco law firm. Robert received his Juris Doctorate from the New York University School of Law in 2012, was admitted to the California State Bar in 2012.
*Please note this is free for RocketSpace members, so once you attend as a member you will be refunded. A cancellation 7 days prior to the event is applicable to all.
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