posted on Saturday, February 23, 2008

MIT Venture Lab -- Ten Steps to Angel Financing, Thursday March 6th

Angel financing is often the most critical step in a company's early development. If you are thinking about, planning or in the process of raising an Angel round of financing this step-by-step information will be extremely useful.
Join Venture Lab speakers Christopher Hurley, Principal, Beacon Law Advisors, and Shawn Englund, Founder and CEO, LearnLive Technologies as they identify and explain ten steps to angel financing.
Christopher Hurley – Principal – Beacon Law Advisors, PLLC
Chris is a co-founder and principal of Beacon Law Advisors, PLLC, and represents technology start-up companies and the people and entities that finance and acquire them in Seattle, the Bay Area, and Southern California.
Having begun his career in Palo Alto in 1993 (Gray Cary now DLA Piper) and moving to Seattle in 1998 (VLG now Heller Ehrman), Chris has worked on over a hundred startup companies, countless buy-side and sell-side merger sand acquisitions, hundreds of private placements, dozens of joint ventures, several fund formations, and nearly a dozen public offerings (company and underwriter representations).
Prior to co-founding Beacon Law, Chris was CFO and COO for a mobile software platform company (ultimately sold to a Canadian public company) and was responsible for raising $8.5 million of venture and angel financing. Chris received his J.D. (cum laude) from Boston College Law School, his MBA (Finance) from Boston University's Graduate School of Management, and completed his LLM in Taxation from the University of Washington School of Law. Chris is licensed to practice in California and Washington.
Shawn Englund – Founder and CEO – LearnLive Technologies
Workshop Location:
One Union Square Boardroom, 600 University Street, Seattle, WA 98101
(Lower lobby, Street level, behind the escalator)
5:30 - 6:00 PM - Registration and Networking
6:00 - 8:00 PM - Presentation
Covered parking is available in the Union Square building garage, accessible from 7th Avenue.
Tip: arrive after 5:00pm for their $6 evening rate.
Seminar cost will be $25.00 per attendee. In addition, the cost of parking for the evening is $6.00 after 5:00pm. Reservations may be arranged as follows:
- Register online at until 5:00 pm, March 5th, 2007.
- Phone registrations at (425) 771-4790 accepted until
noon March 5th.
- Onsite registration begins at 5:30 pm March 6th, space permitting
- VISA, MasterCard and American Express are welcome .


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