Events

WilmerHale QuickLaunch University: Successfully Launching Your Startup

May 18, 2016 | Palo Alto, California

Location:

  • WilmerHale
    950 Page Mill Road 
    Palo Alto, California 94304

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Entrepreneurs are faced with many challenges during the initial stages of building a new business. WilmerHale's Emerging Company Practice presents the latest installment of our QuickLaunch University series for an afternoon of practical and business-focused presentations from startup advisors on the most critical issues facing early-stage companies.

Agenda
1–1:30 p.m.
Registration and Networking

1:30–1:35 p.m.
Welcome Remarks from Emerging Company Practice Co-Chair Peter Buckland

1:35–2:30 p.m.
Fundraising Strategies: Do's and Don'ts 
Ajay Kamat—Partner, Pejman Mar Ventures
Karl Mehta—CEO and Founder, Edcast Inc.
Jonathan Spier—CEO, PLAE
Joe Wyatt—Partner, WilmerHale

2:30–3:15 p.m.
Staying Out of Trouble: Key Privacy, Data Security, and Advertising Mistakes That Can Put You in the Enforcement Crosshairs
Reed Freeman—Cybersecurity, Privacy and Communications Practice Co-Chair and Partner, WilmerHale
Heather Zachary—Partner, WilmerHale

3:15–4 p.m.
Design Sprints for Startups          
Braden Kowitz—Design Partner, Google Ventures

4–4:45 p.m.
Mock Term Sheet Negotiation   
Jack Helfand—Senior Counsel, VantagePoint Capital Partners
Daniel Zimmermann—Partner, WilmerHale

5:30–7 p.m.
Networking Reception