Getting Out There and Getting Started
November 4-6 |Palo Alto, CA

Presenters & Panelists

20 Seats Available
Nov 4
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Dinner Meeting
Meet & Greet Networking, Deal Screening

Nov 5
9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Deal Sourcing
How do you find deals?
How do you evaluate deals?
What is your funding strategy?
Due Diligence
What information do you need to make a well-informed
decision about investing?
How do you evaluate the opportunity?
When/why would I write a diligence memo?
War Stories
What has gone wrong & how to prevent it before it happens to you.

Nov 6
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Negotiating Deals
• Getting familiar with Term Sheets and which one’s best for you?
Types of Early Stage Rounds
--       Equity (Priced Round):
Preferences, participation, information rights, prorate rights
--        Convertible Note (CNV) [Early sale: Term, provisions]
--        Simple Agreement for Future Equity (SAFE)
--        Keep it Simple Security (KISS)
Post-Seed investment scenarios (including post-investment dilution)
How to get a maximum successful outcome for your deal?

Judging a Pitch Event
Six companies present PPTs for you to review.
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