PEC Webinar: Managing Your Startup Through A Crisis

Thu, Mar 26, 2020, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm
Online (Zoom webinar)
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Princeton Entrepreneurship Council

In this time of nearly unprecedented dislocation and uncertainty, startup founders should take stock to understand how their reality has changed and what that means for their companies moving forward. For many, hard decisions will need to be made, as customers, funders, partners and employees find themselves in changed circumstances. 

Join the Princeton Entrepreneurship Council for a timely and practical discussion from a venture capital and legal perspective. 

Brian Ascher ’89, Partner, Venrock will share lessons learned as a venture capitalist who worked through the bursting of the dot-com meltdown, the shock of 9/11 and the market crash of 2008. He will share his insights from watching what worked – and didn’t work – for his portfolio companies during these prior crises. 

Nikhil Basu Trivedi ‘11, Managing Director, Shasta Ventures will talk about what venture is doing right now, how they are looking at their portfolios and what they are thinking – and doing – about the future.

Dror Futter ’86, Partner, Rimon Law is a venture lawyer who will help you understand the legal underpinnings of the business decisions that founders may make in response to the current market condition. He will also speak to some of the issues that may come up between companies and their financial backers, as each tries to position themselves to weather this storm.

There will be ample time for audience questions.

A link to the Zoom webinar will be sent to registrants before the event. 


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