Navigating the Fundraise

Practical advice on becoming a venture backed company.

Wednesday, July 12, 2017
6:00 p.m.

Whether you've just started working on your idea or you've already built a team and a product, come hear advice from other former lawyers who have successful raised venture capital. 

  • Does VC funding make sense for you (it’s not right for all companies)?
  • How can you position your company for fundraising.
  • How do you set up and execute your fundraising strategy.


  • Nav Athwal - Founder & CEO, RealtyShares

  • T.J. Duane '02 - CEO & Founder, BrightCrowd

  • Nadim Homsany '02 - Co-Founder at EarnUp

  • Crystal McKellar '03 - Managing Director at Mithril Capital Management

Event Location:
Farella Braun + Martel
Russ Building
235 Montgomery Street 17th Floor
San Francisco, CA 94104



6:00PM Wed 12 Jul 2017, Pacific timezone


Farella Braun + Martel
Russ Building 235 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94104 USA

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Eric Johnson
  TransAsia Lawyers
Marshall Silver
Justin Albstein
  LendingClub Corporation
Christian Ling
  MapStory, Inc.
Jeremy Liegl
Janet Wong Neri
Jordan Roberts
  Fenwick & West LLP
Kanchana Vydianathan
Joshua Barrow
  Bayside Partners
Jay Ward
Mindy Mount
Bill Polson
Vartika Ambwani
Chris Wheeler
  Farella Braun + Martel
Paul Koullick
  Stride Health
Elaine Shen
  Morgan Stanley
SB Master
  Master-McNeil & Naming Matters
Stevie Park
Savith Iyengar
  HLS '09
Annie Tang
Zachary Kimball
  McKinsey & Company
Grande Lum
Eric Thurber
  Three Bridge Wealth Advisors
Stephen George
Philip Wilson
  Wilson Marshall & Taylor, P.C.
Greg LeSaint
  Morrison Foerster LLP
Zainab Abdullah
  White Summers Caffee & Jaffee LLP
Jessica Almendarez
  White Summers Caffee & James LLP
David Rosenberg-Wohl
  Hershenson Rosenberg-Wohl, A Professional Corporation
Joshua Barrow
  Bayside Games
Milan Ball
  Wood Llp
Jason Donahue
Jim Simmons
  Simmons Goodspeed Ventures
John Couch
  Goldman Sachs
Amir Pavlovic
Jose Talavera
  HLS '02
Saeko Tsuchihashi
Judy Yuan
  HLS '09
Macy Leung
  MSL and Company LLC
Kelly Jensen
  Goldman Sachs
Chany Steinman
Dave Kumar
  Goldberg, Godles, Wiener & Wright LLP
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