TiE Institute: Starting a Company Now? Founder and Formation Issues in a Turbulent Market



*Presentation: Key Founder and Formation Issues - In a Turbulent Economy..1

*Formation and Founder Fact Pattern..2

*VC Terms Survey (Q4 2008) and Explanation of Terms..3

*Venture Capital for High Technology Companies..4

*2008 Update: Raising the Initial Funding for High Technology Companies in the San Francisco Bay Area..5

*Model Preferred Stock Financing Term Sheet..6

*Software Escrows as Part of an Intellectual Property Strategy..7

*Legal FAQ: Introduction to Patent Law..8

*Developing a Patent Strategy - A Checklist for Getting Started..9

*About Fenwick & West LLP..10

*Your Meeting Notes..11

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