Venture Capital Term Sheets (Part III): Pitfalls to Avoid

Presenters:

Peter Fusco
Partner, Orrick

Samir Bakhru
Senior Associate, Orrick

Categories:

The Company Lifecycle

Presenters:

Peter Fusco
Partner, Orrick

Samir Bakhru
Senior 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.

Paying attention to some key steps when you launch a company and when raising capital will help you avoid unhappy surprises down the road. Pete and Samir detail the top pitfalls for founders at each of these two critical stages and discuss the steps you can take to protect yourself and your company.

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