Program Chair

Konata Lake

Partner, Torys LLP

The Venture Capital market sector is exploding – are you prepared? 

The growing VC ecosystem is presenting huge opportunities for entrepreneurs, businesspeople, investors, and legal advisors. Don’t get left behind.

Whether you are an investor, owner or principal of a start-up—or a lawyer providing legal guidance—it is essential to have a solid grasp of the technical and complex process of raising venture capital.

Get the skills and know-how you need in this intensive one-day course. You will gain a comprehensive, practical understanding of the intricate process and documentation involved in creating new startups, and harnessing venture capital funding.

This program includes a step-by-step guide to navigating the VC process, including how to structure, negotiate, and draft key agreements and documents.

Don’t miss this unique opportunity to learn from the leading experts in this field! Register today.

What You’ll Learn

Getting into position for a VC financing arrangement

The due diligence process in VC, from both the investor and investee side

Key steps in early-stage investing

Guidance for navigating privacy and confidentiality challenges

Understanding priced rounds: the process, and rights and governance

Structuring, negotiating, and drafting VC agreements and documents

Employment basics for start-ups

Who Should Attend

Lawyers working in venture capital and private equity

Business lawyers advising startups and small/medium sized enterprises

Entrepreneurs who want to understand the VC process

Financial services lawyers

Finance professionals


Program Chair

Konata Lake

Partner, Torys LLP



View the 2023 programm brochure and agenda. A new detailed brochure and agenda will be available soon.


Feb 29, 2024

$795 + TAX


Feb 29, 2024
9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m (ET)

Mar 27, 2024

$795 + TAX


Mar 27, 2024
9:00 a.m – 5:00 p.m (ET)

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Substantive5h 25m
Total5h 50m

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