Capital Raise Series

September 2023 Capital Raise Event Series @ ATL Tech Village

Founders Legal is excited to announce our Capital Raise Series, a three-part event aimed at guiding startups and entrepreneurs through the complexities of raising capital.

Hosted by attorneys David H. Pierce and Jeffrey A. Bekiares, the series will cover a range of topics essential for a successful capital raise. These events are in collaboration with Atlanta Tech Village and each will be held in the Lenox Boardroom from 10am to 11:30am.

Session 1: Capital Raise & Due Diligence Preparations (Sept 8)

Capital Raise and Due Diligence Preparations

Learn about corporate governance, intellectual property rights, and best practices for organizing a data room. David H. Pierce will guide you through the legal and organizational structure required to attract investors and maintain compliance.

  • Corporate Governance
  • Securing Intellectual Property Rights
  • Organizing a Data Room

Session 2: Pre-Seed Raises (Sept 15)

Pre-Seed Raises

Explore the early stages of capital raising. This session provided an in-depth examination of convertible notes, Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE), and key provisions in term sheets. David H. Pierce will share valuable insights into the advantages, drawbacks, and mechanics of various instruments commonly used in pre-seed funding rounds.

  • Convertible Notes
  • Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE)
  • Term Sheets

Session 3: Seed and Series A (Sept 22)

Seed and Series A

David H. Pierce and Jeffrey A. Bekiares will cover preferred stock characteristics, National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) mechanics, and strategies for managing investor relationships. Understand the rights, preferences, and protections associated with preferred stock issuance, and explore how legal documents shape investor-founder dynamics.

  • Preferred Stock Characteristics
  • National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) Mechanics
  • Continued Investor Relations

Registration is free. Attend any and all events. Reserve your seat: RSVP now.

Meet the Presenters

  • David Pierce: David specializes in helping high-growth SaaS companies navigate business lifecycle challenges. His areas of focus include corporate governance, intellectual property licensing, and capital raising. Learn more about David.
  • Jeffrey Bekiares: With over fifteen years of experience, Jeffrey specializes in general corporate, capital raising, and securities laws practice. He has worked with clients at various stages, from start-ups to public companies. Learn more about Jeffrey.

Why Attend?

The Capital Raise Series is an invaluable resource for startups and entrepreneurs looking to successfully navigate the complexities of raising capital. With the guidance of our knowledgeable and responsive attorneys, attendees will leave better prepared to take their business to the next level. Registration is free. Reserve your seat today.

  • Gain insights into the legal and organizational structure required for attracting investors.
  • Learn strategies for safeguarding your company’s intellectual property.
  • Understand the mechanics of various financial instruments used in capital raising.

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