We are delighted to be joined by CMS Scotland, THE go-to people for startup legal and tax issues, who will walk us through funding terms and everything you need to know.
The terms attached to every £ you raise can have a huge impact on your growth, exit plans and day-to-day. Every founder NEEDS to get this right!
The CMS equIP programme has a bounty of benefits to ensure you have a solid legal foundation to allow your company to grow.
Come along, grab a coffee and learn from CMS and fellow founders, the tips and tricks to knock that raise out of the park!
- Free refreshments on arrival
- Share an ask with fellow founders & startup leaders
- Catch up with friends and make new ones
- Learn from startup legal experts
- Mix with founders at the same stage as you. Share wins, challenges and lessons learned
- Have your questions answered in a small group setting
In this workshop, you will learn:
- How to navigate the due diligence process
- How to negotiate terms without losing the deal
- Everything you need to know about liquidation preferences
- What your next raise means for your cap table & exit scenarios
This workshop is limited to:
- 15 attendees
- Founder or C-Suite Leader in a tech startup
- Thinking about raising in the next 12-18 months
What you need to know:
Date: Wed 17th May, 2023
Time: 10.30am – 12.30pm (arrive from 10am for coffee and refreshments)
Location: CMS Edinburgh, Saltire Court, 20 Castle Terrace, Edinburgh EH1 2EN
Duration: Up to 2 hours
About your hosts:
Bruce Harvie is a partner in the Corporate Group, based in the firm’s Edinburgh office. He has a wealth of experience in acquisitions, joint ventures, group reorganisations, investment work, company disposals/exits and in providing corporate governance advice to clients across a broad range of sectors.
Craig Wilson is a Senior Associate in the Corporate Department and a member of CMS’ Energy & Climate Change sector group. With established expertise in mergers and acquisitions, investments and group reorganisations, Craig advises a variety of clients across all aspects of the corporate lifecycle from initial start-up and investment, fundraising through to acquisitions and ultimately disposals, in particular relating to the energy sector.