Lindsey S. Mignano, Luigi Congedo of Bootstrap Labs VC, Danielle Delancey of Wilmot Ventures, Paige Cortner and Francesca Puccinelli of Carta presented a virtual panel on cap table management, valuations, and preparing for investor due diligence; what early stage VCs are looking for in 2020 and the realities of fundraising during a pandemic; and financing trends and how legal terms in financing or acquisition documents may change in the post-Covid investor-friendly environment.
Lindsey S. Mignano, Luigi Congedo of Bootstrap Labs VC, Alexa Binns of Halogen Ventures, and Matt Estes of Brex presented a Virtual Panel on "State of Funding: Perspectives on How to Approach Fundraising in 2020" regarding various fundraising topics including what early stage VCs are looking for in 2020 and the realities of fundraising during a pandemic; financing trends and how legal terms in financing, acquisition, or basic contractual documents may change in a post-Covid environment; the alternative options to VC funding; and when entrepreneurs should consider working capital, debt financing, and creative approaches to IPOs.
Lindsey S. Mignano, Maria Belyi of Pier 5 Law Offices, and Amber Bissell of Bain Mazza & Debski LLP presented on the topics of gender bias and discrimination in the practice of law, founding female-owned law firms, and business development as a female lawyer in 2020 for Attorney Action Club and San Francisco Lawyers Network.
Lindsey S. Mignano moderated a Bar Association of San Francisco Barristers Racial Justice Initiative panel called "Exploring Intersectionality & The Legal Industry in 2020,." The panelists were Ernest Hammond, Senior Product Counsel at Twilio, Jay Hoon Lee of the Justice and Diversity Center of the Bar Association of San Francisco, Prerna Lal of Lal Legal, and Kelly Matayoshi of Farella Braun + Martel.