Legal Considerations in Raising Start Up Capital For Your Business


Discussion topics will include:

(1) Using finders to obtain seed capital
(2) Founders Stock
(3) Convertible Note or Series A Preferred Stock — which is preferable?
(4) Securities laws/Accredited investors
(5) Non-Disclosure Agreements
(6) Employees/Proprietary Information Assignment Agreements
(7) Stock Option Plans
(8) Corporate Recordkeeping
(9) Use of an Advisory Board

.... and others


Parking available in the One Congress Plaza Garage on Brazos between Cesar Chavez and 2nd Street. Please bring ticket to seminar for validation.
Lee Potts is a partner in the Corporate & Securities Practice Group at Brown McCarroll, L.L.P. He represents a wide variety of local, national and global clients in many different industries, including private and public technology companies and private and public equity investors. He has counseled companies and investors in angel, venture capital and mezzanine financing transactions, private securities offerings, initial public offerings, other public securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, management buy-outs, debt financing, technology transfer and licensing arrangements, joint ventures and strategic alliances, public tender offers and other business transactional matters. Mr. Potts has advised companies on organization, capital structure, stock incentive programs, board meetings and governance of corporations, limited liability companies, partnerships and other business entities, litigation risk management, and federal and state securities law compliance and disclosure.