TALK TECH: Virtual Mini-Series

Talk Tech: Virtual Mini-Series

5 Week Virtual Webinar

Wednesday, October 16 – Wednesday, November 13 | Online | Register

Join us in our online 5-week web mini-series as we discuss startup equity opportunities. We will help you learn what investors are funding, how to protect your IP, different equity funding options, and how to build a strong founding team.

Featured Speakers From

Raising from Angels

Venture Financing

IP Startup Strategy

Entity Formation

Guide to Raising from Angels

Webinar 1 – Wednesday, October 16th @ 12PM

Speaker: Lisa Tsou, Founder of the Winning Pitch and Advisory Board Member  Women Founders Network

Learn more about Lisa Tsou

  • What’s an angel and why are they important?
  • Finding and approaching the right angel
  • What you need to make a great pitch
  • Building a relationship with your investor

Venture Financing Options, Structures, and Risks

Webinar 2 – Wednesday, October 23rd @ 12PM

Speaker: Bardia Moayedi, Associate, Troutman Sanders

Learn more about Bardia Moayedi

  • Equity funding options
  • Structures – SAFEs, Convertible Notes, Seed, and Series A
  • Legal and Financial Risks
  • Where to start? Which structure is best for you? How do you safeguard as best as you can?

Making IP Part of Your Startup’s Strategy & 5 Ways to Keep Those Trade Secrets Safe

Webinar 3 – Wednesday, October 30th @ 12PM

Speaker: Bryant Lee, Co-Founder/CEO, Cognition IP

Learn more about Bryant Lee

  • Identifying IP – An overview of what, where, and why you need to protect
  • IP Strategy – Need it? Counsel, your plan, budget, and filing
  • 5 Ways to Keep Your IP Safe – IP Ownership, NDAs, Confidentiality and more!

Your Entity Formation Cheat-Sheet

Webinar 4 – Wednesday, November 6th @ 12PM

Speaker: Azad Virk, Shareholder Corporate and Technology Transactions, Stradling

Learn more about Azad Virk

  • Legal Structure – What option is right for you? The short of pros/cons, and the cost.
  • Registration- What’s with Delaware?
  • Is there a time to incorporate? Should I do it online?
  • Do investors favor certain structures – like C-Corps?
  • How to Register – DIY vs. Law Firm

Building a Healthy Founding Team for Funding and the Future

Webinar 5 – Wednesday, November 13th @ 12PM

Speaker: Ike Kavas, Founder and CEO, Ephesoft

Learn more about Ike Kavas

  • It’s one of the top 20 reasons startups fail – why?
  • Diverse skill sets, checks and balances, roles and reponsibilities
  • Why do funders look at your team?
  • Key areas oof focus for your team 
  • Building a team for the long haul

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