UPCOMING EVENTS

MoFo ScaleUp Speaker Series

July 30 2021 - July 30 2021 |

ScaleUp Speaker Series Session 5: Most Common Legal Mistakes of Startup Entrepreneurs

Morrison & Foerster offers a complimentary nine-part series for startup founders, executives, and investors on the legal side of founding a startup. This weekly seminar will arm attendees with the knowledge needed to manage the legal aspects of launching, funding, and growing a startup, with insights to avoid common mistakes that can have serious consequences down the road. Topics covered in this one hour session include:

  • Organizational mistakes
  • Stock issuance mistakes
  • Intellectual property mistakes
  • Employment mistakes
  • Fundraising mistakes

To register, kindly email your LinkedIn to Vishal Singh at ECVCevents@mofo.com.

MoFo ScaleUp Speaker Series

August 6 2021 - August 6 2021 |

Session 6: Startup Equity Incentives

Morrison & Foerster offers a complimentary nine-part series for startup founders, executives, and investors on the legal side of founding a startup. This weekly seminar will arm attendees with the knowledge needed to manage the legal aspects of launching, funding, and growing a startup, with insights to avoid common mistakes that can have serious consequences down the road. Topics covered in this one hour session include:

  • Founder restricted stock and stock options
  • Vesting and repurchase rights (including 83(b) elections and early exercise)
  • Stock incentive plans
  • Incentive stock options (ISOs) and nonqualified stock options (NSOs)
  • Administration of stock option plans and valuation

To register, kindly email Vishal Singh with your LinkedIn at ECVCevents@mofo.com.

MoFo ScaleUp Speaker Series

August 13 2021 - August 13 2021 |

Session 7: Follow-on Venture Financing Complexities

Morrison & Foerster offers a complimentary nine-part series for startup founders, executives, and investors on the legal side of founding a startup. This weekly seminar will arm attendees with the knowledge needed to manage the legal aspects of launching, funding, and growing a startup, with insights to avoid common mistakes that can have serious consequences down the road. Topics covered in this one hour session include:

  • “Down rounds” and antidilution adjustments
  • Recapitalizing prior investments
  • Pay-to-play financings
  • Capitalization tables and financing models

To register, kindly email Vishal Singh with your LinkedIn at ECVCevents@mofo.com.

MoFo ScaleUp Speaker Series

August 20 2021 - August 20 2021 |

Session 8: Selling Your Startup

Morrison & Foerster offers a complimentary nine-part series for startup founders, executives, and investors on the legal side of founding a startup. This weekly seminar will arm attendees with the knowledge needed to manage the legal aspects of launching, funding, and growing a startup, with insights to avoid common mistakes that can have serious consequences down the road. Topics covered in this one hour session include:

  • Typical target corporate structures
  • Process considerations
  • Acquisition structures (including asset purchases, stock purchases and mergers)
  • Key terms of acquisition agreements

To register, kindly email Vishal Singh with your LinkedIn at ECVCevents@mofo.com.

MoFo ScaleUp Speaker Series

August 27 2021 - August 27 2021 |

Session 9: Open Forum Recap

Join us for an interactive session to recap the issues covered during our eight-week Startup Speaker Series. We’ll devote the full hour to answer audience questions on our curriculum topics:

  • Incorporating a startup
  • Intellectual property basics for startups
  • Raising angel financing (including convertible note financings)
  • Raising venture capital investment (deal terms and structure)
  • Most common legal mistakes of startup entrepreneurs
  • Startup equity incentives,/
  • Follow–on venture financing complexities
  • Selling your startup

To register, kindly email Vishal Singh with your LinkedIn at ECVCevents@mofo.com.