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Q Founder Series |Term Sheets, SAFES, and Other Fundraising Issues

When: Tuesday, October 10, 2023
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CT

Where: 1304, InQbation Lab, 1801 Maple Ave, Evanston, IL 60201

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sonia Kim   (847) 467-0446

Group: Innovation and New Ventures Office

Category: Other


The InQbation Lab's second seminar of the Q Founder Series will focus on common investment terms and structures for early-stage startups.  

The presentation will explain the basic principles of SAFEs and convertible notes as well as common legal terms found in term sheets for priced rounds.  The talk will also cover the basic legal steps required to raise funding, such as securities filings after a funding round.  

Adam will be available to answer questions and lunch will be provided.


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Lunch will be provided


Adam Falkof is a partner at Quarles & Brady in Chicago and leads the firm’s startup practice. He has substantial experience with the Midwest’s startup community and has previously launched four of his own startups. Mr. Falkof represents a number early-stage startups and has close relationships with technology accelerators, angel investors, and venture capital funds nationwide. He also writes a monthly Midwest startups newsletter that features early-stage Midwest startup companies and upcoming startup community events.

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