Back to all events Startup School - Pre-Seed Financing Essentials Host: NYU Entrepreneurial Institute
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Startup School is a workshop series, led by industry experts, and designed to teach in-demand startup & entrepreneurship skills.

Startup School - Pre-Seed Financing Essentials

Speakers:

- Jonathan Sagot, Fenwick & West (Law '08)

- Andrew Murphy, Fenwick & West (Law '14)

Pre-seed financings help startups get their operations off the ground and serve as a bridge to subsequent equity financing rounds. This presentation will discuss the essentials of SAFEs, convertible notes and other pre-seed financings and what you need to know in order to set your company up for success.

Jonathan Sagot

Jonathan represents clients in complex corporate matters, including mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, investments and financings. He advises tech-enabled emerging companies throughout their growth lifecycle, from their formation to series financings to exit. In his varied background, Jonathan has represented companies and acted as general outside counsel for clients in the software, digital health, life sciences, proptech, blockchain, advertising, communications, media, e-commerce, food and beverage, and fashion and beauty industries.

Andrew Murphy

Andrew supports clients in the technology and life sciences industries on a broad variety of corporate matters, including startup company formations, venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, and corporate governance matters. He seeks to provide pragmatic and thoughtful advice to help clients navigate complex transactions and solve business and legal issues efficiently and effectively. Andrew’s clients include formation-stage companies through late-stage privately held companies, as well as venture capital investors and corporate strategic investors.

The NYU Entrepreneurial Institute provides reasonable accommodations to people with disabilities. Requests for accommodations for events and services should be submitted at least two weeks before the date of the accommodation need. Please email carol.ourivio@nyu.edu for assistance.

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When & Where
Wed, September 22, 2021
12:00 PM ‐ 1:00 PM
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