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With Nicola Corzine (Exec Dir., Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center), Craig Sherman (Partner, Wilson Sonsini).
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A discussion on venture financing with Wilson Sonsini & special guests from Venture Capital.

About this event
Join Wilson Sonsini & guests from venture capital who will provide insight into the venture financing trends & outcomes from Wilson Sonsini's most recent edition of The Entrepreneurs Report.

Our experts in Venture Capital will share insights from their 2022 experience in financing startups, as well as market trends directly from the report.

Panelists will discuss:

Q2 valuation data & what it means for your company
What the Q2 venture financing trends mean for the next quarter
Key insights from our panel on how to navigate the current venture landscape
If you are interested in the latest fundraising data or are planning to raise a round soon, we encourage you to join us to learn, ask questions, & get ready for the quarters ahead!

OUR SPECIAL GUESTS

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Craig Sherman
Wilson Sonsini, Partner

Craig Sherman is a partner at Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, where he focuses on corporate & securities laws, representing companies, venture capital firms, & investment banks in private placements & public offerings. Craig also has extensive experience in mergers & acquisitions, technology licensing, & domestic & international joint ventures.

Craig began private practice in 1989 with Davis Polk & Wardwell in New York & Paris, & joined Perkins Coie in Seattle in January 1995. He became a director in the Kirkland office of Venture Law Group in December 1996 & was managing director of the Kirkland office from May 2000 until August 2002, when he joined Wilson Sonsini. He has been a member of the firm's Policy Committee, Compensation Committee, Nominating Committee, & Finance Committee.

In addition to English, Craig is fluent in French & knowledgeable in Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, & Korean.

Moderated By: Nicola Corzine
Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, Executive Director
Nicola Corzine serves as the Executive Director of the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, a non-profit that delivers world-class resources & mentoring to enable every entrepreneur across the globe to realize their maximum potential. As Executive Director, Nicola is responsible for strategic & operational leadership that help drive research, programing, fundraising, & operations for the organization.

Nicola brings over 17 years of strategic business development & entrepreneurial thought leadership programming experience to the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center, most recently in her role as Deal Manager for the Band of Angels, a position held since 2004 as well as Investment Partner in the 2009 Acorn fund which includes investments in Practice Fusion, Niveus Medical, & Flywheel, one of the biggest names in the E-hailing industry. During her time at the Band, she was as an early advisor to Startup America & led the development of the first national & regional Angel Capital Association conferences.

Prior to Band of Angels, Nicola was the founder & executive director of Financing Partners, an organization that delivered education to both entrepreneurs & investors to enable them to reach their mutual objectives. Before Band of Angels, she was part of three startup companies in the US & UK.

Nicola is a frequent speaker on angel investing, technology trends & seed financing at Universities including Stanford, Wharton & Duke, national conferences, including IEEE Women in Engineering, NVCA & Innovation Enterprise, & has served as a formation advisor to several regional & international angel groups & seed funds.

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The Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center is a 501c(3) public charity whose mission it is to make entrepreneurship accessible to all. We deliver world-class resources & mentoring to enable every entrepreneur across the globe to realize their maximum potential. Please join us & make your gift to ensure these transformative programs may continue to reach the underserved.

All Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center programs & services are extended to the public on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations for persons with disabilities will be made if requested at least 48 hours in advance of this event; please send an email to webinarhost@thecenter.nasdaq.org with the subject header ACCOMMODATION REQUEST. For assistance with registration or other technical difficulties, please contact cody.raveau@thecenter.nasdaq.org
 
 
 
 
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