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Top 10 Legal Issues for Startups seeking to Raise Venture Capital Money

Startup fundraising can be an arduous journey. In this seminar, Startup Attorney Kristine Di Bacco will cover the top 10 legal issues facing startups who are seeking to raise venture capital money and how to put your best foot forward. She will examine a myriad of topics, including correct legal structure, IP Issues, founder/employee equity issues and a basic overview of seed financing structures.

Kristine Di Bacco is a corporate partner at Fenwick & West LLP. She spent 8+ years in the firm’s Silicon Valley office and moved to NYC last summer (2016) to open the firm’s new NYC office.

Kristine represents emerging technology comp​anies primarily in the consumer Internet, e-commerce, FinTech, digital health, consumer hardware and software sectors.

Her practice includes a broad range of corporate transactional matters, including the formation of new startup companies, venture capital financings, mergers & acquisitions and public offerings. Kristine provides clients with practical and thoughtful advice to help solve their business and legal issues, and assists clients in structuring, negotiating and closing business transactions quickly and effectively. Kristine also represents and advises leading incubators, angel investors and venture capitalists investing in technology companies.

Some of Kristine’s current and past clients include: Facebook, GoPro, Square, LearnVest, Rock Health, Everlane, Plum Alley Investments, Tile, Tastemade, Yummly and Greatist.

Please RSVP to Kelly Walsh (kwalsh@fenwick.com).​