Fundraising

Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Upcoming Events

06.06.2013 Tallwave Pitch Event 
Speaking Engagement
Perkins Coie
3150 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA
PH: 650.838.4300
Tallwave, Perkins Coie and Silicon Valley Bank join together at an exclusive pitch event for the six finalists of Tallwave’s inaugural High Tide startup competition.
06.17.2013 Gallery of Serial Entrepreneurs Looking for Their Next Gig
Networking Event
Perkins Coie
3150 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA
PH: 650.838.4300
Sponsored by Perkins Coie and Tech Futures Group, this event is an opportunity to meet and greet successful and fundable startup CXOs in the Silicon Valley that are looking to jump into the next HOT company, roll up their sleeves, and take the company to the next level.
06.26.2013 What Every Startup Needs to Know 
Seminar
Perkins Coie 
3150 Porter Drive, Palo Alto, CA
Palo Alto, CA 94304
PH: 650.838.4300
Our diverse panel (CEOs, VC, entrepreneur and marketing expert) will discuss their top “need to know” points; from negotiating with VCs to incorporating to assembling the right team to protecting and commercializing your crown jewels.

You’ve Got VC Money: The Punchlist

As outside counsel to thousands of VC-backed startups, we are often asked the same questions about what startups need to do after raising their first round of VC financing. Here is a quick and dirty list of those next steps. The action items below are described in…

You’ve Got VC Money: Board Meetings

Board meetings are your opportunity to check in with and give an update to your bosses and get feedback and guidance from the experienced members of your board. It is common for VC-backed startups to have four to six board meetings per year, though this frequency can…

You’ve Got VC Money: Board vs Stockholder Approval

While your financing agreements might have other requirements, below is a nonexhaustive list of the types of corporate decisions that typically require board and/or stockholder approval: Board Approval Is Required to: Stockholder Approval Is Required to: Amend the charter or bylaws. Approve significant corporate transactions (e.g., sale…