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IBA 4th Silicon Beach Conference

Strategic Money – risks and rewards of having corporate investors invest in your client


Date: February 19, 2019

Location: Shutters on the Beach, Santa Monica, California

Strategic investors are getting more active investing in venture-stage companies. In fact, strategic investors are even leading rounds now. Jeremy Glaser will be a moderator on this panel entitled, "Strategic Money – risks and rewards of having corporate investors invest in your client." The panel will discuss:  

  • The benefits to your client’s business of having strategic investors, including: 
    • the impact on their ability to attract other sources of funding 
    • getting access to strategically important partners 
    • getting access to additional know-how 
  • The risks of having strategic investors, including: 
    • Impact of related license or other commercial contracts on the investment transaction
    • Challenges of implementing any rights of first refusal or similar agreements required by the strategic investor
    • Board representation and other potential conflicts of interest that may arise from the transaction

For more information on the conference, click here


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Jeremy D. Glaser


Jeremy D. Glaser is Co-chair of Mintz's Venture Capital & Emerging Companies Practice. He has over three decades of experience guiding life sciences and technology companies in growth and financing strategies, including public offerings, financings, mergers and acquisitions, and SEC compliance.