We had a terrific morning workshop today covering buy-sell details for startups. The workshop, led by Bart Greenberg was well attended with over 25 registrants and just shy of that number packed the HaynesBoone offices. Thanks to everyone who braved getting up early to get your startup fix. From the smiles on everyone’s faces, it …Read more »
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IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 10, 2008 – The Tech Coast Venture Network has invited Stephen Block, a Tech Coast Angel, to moderate a panel of angel investors to discuss what steps entrepreneurs can take to increase their chances of receiving angel funding. This program will be featured at itsTCVN’s January Forum at the offices of Knobe Martens Olson & Bear LLP in Irvine, Calif. on January 24, 20078 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM.
According to Bart Greenberg, TCVN chairman and partner at Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP, the forum will provide answers to questions concerning how a company can get financing from angel investors; what to do before an entrepreneur is ready to seek it; which kinds of companies and entrepreneurs are most likely to secure financing; how to make a strong impression on angel investors; what angels look for in a presentation and in due diligence; how much money can be secured from angels and how much of a company’s equity should one expect to give to investors to get those funds; and what roles angel investors play in a company after funding. Greenberg noted that “Stephen Block led TCA’s largest deal for 2007 and he will also be able to share some great insight into how a deal at TCA is packaged, presented and closed.”