Venture Capital Term Sheets (Part I): The Economics

Presenters:

Peter Fusco
Partner, Orrick

Samir Bakhru
Managing Associate, Orrick

Categories:

The Company Lifecycle

Presenters:

Peter Fusco
Partner, Orrick

Samir Bakhru
Managing Associate, Orrick

Categories:

The Company Lifecycle

June 26, 2019

Overview

The terms on which you raise capital set you up for long-term success – or not. Pete Fusco and Samir Bakhru of Orrick’s Technology Companies Group share their insights into current market standards and key considerations—such as equity dilution, control rights and other things to look out for.

Pete and Samir discuss what first-time startup founders should focus on when it comes to raising money and valuation. They help you understand the math on how option pools, SAFEs and convertibles can affect founder equity, and share insights into market standards.

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