Episode 4: Preferred Stock Financing (Part 1 - Before the Term Sheet)
 45 min watch

You're thinking about raising venture capital. When should you start the process? How do you identify potential investors? Prepare for a pitch?

In the first of this three-part episode, Orrick's Aria Kashefi, John Bautista and Neel Lilani discuss what founders need to know about the VC funding process, including:

  • Finding and connecting with VC investors
  • Creating an effective pitch deck and preparing for a pitch
  • Choosing an investor
  • Negotiating term sheets
  • When to involve outside counsel