Virtual Foley Launch Workshop: Seed-stage Financing and Entrepreneurship

11 May 2021 Webinar Past Event

Location

Webinar

Agenda

2:30 p.m. PST 
Live Webinar: Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 at 2:30pm PST - for Founders, Investors, Accelerators, Lawyers and Executives in Seed-stage

You are cordially invited to join a Foley Launch virtual workshop with your friends at Foley & Lardner LLP Silicon Valley on Tuesday, May 11th, 2021 at 2:30pm PST. Foley Launch will be producing this virtual workshop in collaboration with 4thly Accelerator, B Capital, OneWay Ventures, and Samsung Next.

Great ventures begin with well-structured seed financing. Getting that right will make future financings much easier and more efficient.  It’s a fast-changing world today, as technology innovation and the fundraising process itself have evolved. Today’s seed financings are often dramatically different from the way they were done just a few years ago.

We hope you enjoyed our rockstar panel of seed-stage investors during the virtual workshop on the future of entrepreneurship and investing, the keys to successful seed-stage fundraising and financing, and a lively discussion.

Watch the full workshop here: 

 

 

Guest Speakers: 

Eugene Malobrodsky
Eugene Malobrodksy
GP
OneWay Ventures

Eugene Malobrodsky is a GP at One Way Ventures, and originally from Lithuania. Prior to joining One Way, Eugene founded two successful startups. His latest venture was AnchorFree, and its leading product, HotSpot Shield, revolutionized consumer privacy and security for millions of users globally. In 2018, AnchorFree was acquired by a private equity fund, WondrCo, where Eugene continued his involvement as Chief Strategy Officer. Eugene acts as a board member for Zero Cognitive Systems. Eugene was featured in Forbes’ 30 Under 30 and was awarded Silicon Valley’s Best Tech Manager Award at the 2018 Timmy Awards.

Raymond Liao
Raymond Liao
VP, Managing Director
Samsung Next

As Managing Director at Samsung Next, Raymond specializes in identifying strategic investment and collaboration opportunities for early-stage startups in edge computing, security/privacy, machine learning, and enterprise IoT. Previously, Raymond was the founding CTO of Siemens Industrial Communications business in Germany. 

Karen Page
Karen Page
GP
B Capital Group

Karen Appleton Page is an entrepreneur, advisor, investor and board member.  A respected business leader, Karen worked at Apple on the enterprise team, leading the commercial channel, strategic partners, the Mobility Partner Program and the industry team. She was one of the earliest employees (#7) and a founding executive at Box, leading GTM activities, defining Box’s approach to partnerships and business development, cultivating C-level relationships, strategic initiatives, and founded Box.org. She is on the board of Deputy, Plastiq and Pickit, and a trustee at the Computer History Museum and Thorn.  She is a member of the Dean’s Advisory Council at The Johns Hopkins Carey Business School. Karen has built a portfolio of high impact angel investments that include Werk, Elliot, Strype, EverLoved, RDMD, HarperWilde, The Riveter, Mutiny and DogSpot.

Bret Waters
Bret Waters
Teacher - Entrepreneurship
Stanford University

Bret Waters has been in Silicon Valley his entire life as an entrepreneur, CEO, investor, and academic. Today his focus is helping other entrepreneurs and innovators succeed and thrive. He teaches entrepreneurship at Stanford University, runs the 4thly Startup Accelerator,  and coaches startup CEO’s at Miller Center for Social Entrepreneurship. Previously he founded and ran three Silicon Valley software companies, raising capital, building high-performing teams, creating innovative products, and managing successful exits. He holds an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.

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Virtual Foley Launch Workshop: Seed-stage Financing and Entrepreneurship

Location

Webinar

Agenda

2:30 p.m. PST