Some of the most active entrepreneurs, investors, and service experts from Wisconsin and beyond will take part in informative panel discussions during the first day of the Wisconsin Early Stage Symposium in Madison.
The in-person conference, which continues Thursday, Nov. 10 at the Monona Terrace Convention Center, will also feature speakers, workshops, company pitches, and an “Investor Intros” segment to connect emerging companies with angel and venture capitalists.
Information about all of the topics covered, or to register for the event can be found here.
7:30 to 8:30 a.m. - Continental breakfast & registration
8:30 to 9:30 a.m.- Keynote Speaker
2:35 to 3:30 p.m. – Afternoon Panel Track
Navigating choppy waters: Lower valuations, down rounds, and other tough seas.
It can be tougher to raise money in today’s uncertain economy, especially if investors believe your company is overvalued. What’s in the fine print for term sheets these days, and what do tougher terms tell you about who’s going to be in control if and when a downturn comes?
Moderator: Ron Bote, WIPFLi
Panelists: Robert Hopton, Health eFilings; Eric Lauria-Banta, Foley & Lardner; and Jenni Le, Venture Investors