If you are an entrepreneur who is planning on starting a company, you need to make sure you are familiar with the legal implications that can severely impact your business operations. This workshop will present the basics on starting, growing, and protecting your company, and will touch upon topics such as:

  • Founder agreements and when to initiate them; compensation, equity, stock option vesting; what happens if the team splits up.
  • Legal topics around raising capital, such as equity formation, term sheets, etc.
  • Commercial and Intellectual Property (IP) issues such as non-disclosure agreements (CDAs), patents, invention assignment, etc.

Requests for accommodations can be made when you register to attend. Please provide at least 7 days advance notice.

Speaker Bio

Dror Futter focuses his practice on SMB’s, including startups, and their investors, and has worked with a wide range of technology companies. His fifteen years’ experience as in-house counsel includes positions with Vidyo, Inc., a venture-backed videoconferencing company, and New Venture Partners, a venture fund focused on corporate spinouts. Prior to that, Mr. Futter was Counsel to the CIO of Lucent Technologies, as well as supporting parts of its sourcing organization.

Who can attend? 

This event is open to 2020 eLab, Jumpstarter, PSIP, and Tiger Challenge students.

Registration is required.