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Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 12:00 PM   Absolutely Free
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Venture capital funding is seen as the holy grail for a startup, often improving the companys chances of a big IPO or exit dramatically. Most companies start their lives with the hope, if not the expectation, that they will eventually receive venture funding. This presentation will cover what a company should do to prepare for venture funding, what steps to take, what the venture capitalists expect & how to avoid venture capital deal breakers.

Corporate & startup attorney Roger Royse will discuss:

1) what types of companies are candidates for venture capital funding

2) the essential assets, qualities or aspects that your company must have to approach a venture capitalist

3) how (and when) you should value your company for venture capitalists

4) how you can protect yourself against dilutive rounds, losing control & being removed from management

5) how to get your company in front of venture capitalists

and more!

Please come with your questions, comments & scenarios.


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Presentation

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM Q & A

About the Speaker

Roger Royse is the founder of Royse Law Firm, PC, a business & tax law firm with offices in Northern & Southern California ( Roger practices in the areas of corporate & securities law, domestic & international tax, mergers & acquisitions, & fund formation. His clients include nternational emerging & middle-market companies & high net worth individuals. Roger has represented companies in a variety of industries, including clean tech, Internet, life sciences, entertainment & new media, sports, real estate, retail & mobile devices & applications. Practicing since 1984, Rogers background includes work with prominent San Francisco Bay area law firms as well as Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy in New York City. Roger is an adjunct professor at the Golden Gate University Law School Tax program (Corporate, International, Property Transactions) & is a frequent speaker, writer, radio guest, blogger & panelist for bar associations, CPA organizations, & business groups. Roger is a Northern California Super Lawyer, is AV Peer-Rated by Martindale Hubbell, & has a Superb rating from Avvo.

If you have questions about the content of this presentation, you can reach Roger at:


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