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Stan Lewandowski of K & L Gates will discuss currently available ways for qualified startups to secure seed funding, the instruments issued by the startup to the investors in exchange for the capital provided & the terms associated with each type of an investment.
Stan will cover:
1. Overview of issues you should address before you start seeking seed funding
2. Types of legal entities suitable for your startup needs
3. Initial capitalization for your startup
4. Items to address in your executive summary
5. Should you have a business plan?
6. Most important diligence issues for early stage investors
7. How much capital should you consider raising
8. Persons you should connect with while raising your initial seed funding
9. Platforms for early stage capital raising purposes
10. How to close your initial round of funding
Please come with your questions, concerns & scenarios.
6:30 pm to 7:00 pm Check In, Food, Networking Reception
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm Program
8:30 pm to 9:00 pm Networking
About the Speaker:
Stan Lewandowski is a partner at K & L Gates & is based in Palo Alto & San Francisco. Stan counsels companies in the U.S. & abroad on financing, operations, development & other strategic transactional issues, primarily in the technology & renewable energy sectors.
Stan represents emerging growth companies at every stage of the pipeline-from start-up to liquidity. He works on a variety of strategic growth issues, including venture capital & private equity financings, private offerings, joint ventures & M&A.
Combining his experience representing Central & Eastern European companies with his Silicon Valley background, Stan has worked closely with investors & companies on domestic, in-bound & out-bound transactions, as well as on-shore & off-shore structures.
Stan also has significant experience advising developers, their affiliates & investors, & financial institutions in connection with the development & disposition of renewable energy projects, with a total value in the hundreds of millions of dollars.
Stan earned his LL.M. from the University of California, Hastings College of the Law. He received his master of laws & diploma from Nicolaus Copernicus University in Poland. He also earned a diploma from the University of Cambridge in England.
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