Positioning Your Early-Stage Financing for the Future
This session will highlight the types of early-stage financing available for a lean start-up and how that subsequently impacts later-stage financing (Series B, Series C, and credit). Panelists will discuss optimal financing terms at each stage as well as how these have changed in this post-recessionary economy.
Beth J. Felder, Partner, Foley & Lardner LLP
Kent Bennett, Vice President, Bessemer Venture Partners
Keith W. Cooper, President and Chief Executive Officer, RatePoint, Inc.
Rich Forcier, Chief Financial Officer, DataXu, Inc.
Lee Hower, Partner, NextView Ventures