Inventors and startup founders are invited to attend a new panel series offered by Johns Hopkins Technology Ventures (JHTV). This four-part series will help inventors and founders avoid blind spots and learn best practices for launching and scaling successful startups.
Session 3 is scheduled for MAY 25 at noon on Zoom.
Four-part startup panel series with veteran startup CEOs, mentors, and industry partners
- Session 1 – Idea Stage and Planning
- Session 2 – Getting it Off the Ground
- Session 3 – Important Nuts and Bolts
- Session 4 – Scaling and Keeping it Going
- Open to the public
- Designed for JHU faculty and students, potential CEOs, and early-stage startups
- Limited number of in-person seats may be available later in the spring
SESSION 3 DETAILS
- Company Formation
- Understand founder matters
- Legal entity formation options (LLC, C Corp, Where Domiciled, Why?),
- General Corporate Considerations
- Formation documents
- Corporate governance documents and IP protection
- Equity ownership, taxes, and insurance
- Financial reporting and governance
- Methods to determine equity structure, compensation and incentives
- Dilutive vs Non-Dilutive Funding
- SAFE notes, convertible notes: when/why/who?
- Priced Equity rounds: when/why/who?
- How to prepare a basic financial plan
- Robert Borowy – Partner, Deloitte
- Howard Schwartz – Partner, DLA Piper
- Sebastian Seiguer – CEO, emocha Health