WIB-San Francisco Bay Area’s Meet the Experts: Beyond Financing - From Incorporation to Exit, Sept 18 2013
Please join us for WIB-San Francisco Bay Area’s “Beyond Financing: From Incorporation to Exit” --- our second “Meet the Experts” event in our Entrepreneur Series. Six speakers will address operational and human capital challenges faced by early- to mid-stage companies, including assessing company formation, managing intellectual property, choosing a board, advisors and supporting teams, dealing with equity and compensation, early stage partnering, and exit strategies. The event will take place at QB3 on Wednesday September 18, 2013 from 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. PDT.
Moderator: Sharon Tetlow, Managing Director, Danforth Advisors, LLC,
Corporate Law/Incorporation: Suzanne Graeser, Corporate Partner, Morrison & Foerster LLP, Taxation and Remuneration: Fred Adam, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
The Board: Stacy Feld, Partner, Physic Ventures
Building The Team: Eileen De Feo, Vice President Operations Verinata Health/Illumina
Dealmaking: Sarah Bodary, New Venture Business Lead-Oncology and Inflammation, Johnson & Johnson
Exit Strategies: Jeet Mahal, VP Business Development, Portola Pharmaceuticals
Our panel of experts will address:
- Laying the foundation - incorporation strategies and common mistakes to avoid
- Building your board - star power and connections
- Compensation and equity - reasonable and fair in today's market
- Early stage partnering - good fit or misfit
- Exiting gracefully - end game strategies
So bring your questions and “Meet the Experts” and mingle with entrepreneurs while plotting your course to success. Men are welcome!
6:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.: Registration and networking
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Panel discussion
8:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Questions
8:30 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. Networking
The event will take place at QB3 on Wednesday 18th September, 2013 from 6:00 p.m.- 9:00 p.m.
Wednesday September 18, 2013
6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. PDT
Byers Auditorium, Genentech Hall, UCSF,
600 16th St.,
San Francisco, CA, 94158-2517
PARKING & MAPS
Mission Bay offers 1,650 mixed use (public and permit) parking spaces. Entrance to parking is located off of 7th Street at the 1700 Owen Street Garage. Download the MBCC Parking Map for further direction.
Please visit the UCSF Campus Life Services Transportation website for more details on location, pricing, hours of operation, and sustainable transit options.
MUNI: T-Third Metro Line picks up at the 4th and King Street Caltrain Station and the Embarcadero BART station. Stop: UCSF Mission Bay Station on 3rd Street opposite the campus.
Public Trasportation Information
BART/UCSF SHUTTLES: Disembark at the 16th Street Mission BART station. Pick up the UCSF Shuttle - Red Line at the NE corner of the intersection. Shuttles run every 15 minutes, Monday through Friday, to 4th Street, in front of the UCSF Mission Bay Campus.
Please register by : September 11, 2013
Members: $ 30
Non-Members: $ 60