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Law & Order: Fundraising Law & Financing Trends - Shared screen with speaker view
Lindsey Mignano
24:49
What stage in the lifecycle are you at currently? (a) Pre-Seed/Angels; (b) Seed/VC Seed; (c) Series A or later
Lindsey Mignano
25:03
Where do you currently headquarter?
Lindsey Mignano
25:27
If you are coming to the US, are you coming for: (a) financing; (b) expansion but not financing; or (c) I am not sure yet.
Nicole Dahlstrom
43:04
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Megan Capriccio | FemTech Collective
44:26
Please feel free to ask any of your questions for Courtney and Lindsay here. We want to make sure your questions are answered in this session :)
Melissa Kim
44:41
Hi Courtney - is your sense this is the same ladder for USA and EU?
Melissa Kim
59:40
any leads on where you can get these services at a disounted rate for Female Founders?
Lindsey Mignano
01:01:20
https://www.smithshapourian.com/lindsey-s-mignano.html; https://www.facebook.com/smithshapourian
Melissa Kim
01:02:37
bootstrapping
Kathy Hoyt
01:02:58
pre-seed 50K
Helena Kim
01:03:03
pre-seed
Phoebe Choi
01:03:07
Pre-seed
Denise Pines
01:03:21
Seed $1.5m
Zoe Humeau
01:04:03
Series A
Melissa Kim
01:07:25
US SMLLC
Kathy Hoyt
01:07:27
Bend Oregon C Corp
Denise Pines
01:07:31
Los Angeles....LLC
Helena Kim
01:08:00
Chicago C Corp
Nicole Dahlstrom
01:08:05
SF Bay Area - Delaware S corps
Melissa Kim
01:08:44
Lindsay - besides equity raising purposes, are there other advantages to being Delaware organized if based on US?
Melissa Kim
01:08:53
Lindsey (sorry)
Lindsey Mignano
01:13:22
https://www.smithshapourian.com/blog/what-is-a-delaware-flip
Melissa Kim
01:14:48
any benchmarks you can share to underscore this point on being organized in DE - what % of early stage startups are orgainzed in DE? is it 90%? 70%?
Kelly An
01:15:09
What about company has entity in Singapore and want to expand to the U.S
Melissa Kim
01:21:07
what’s your view on frothy environment - is it sustainable? good for founders? be convinced to ask for as more than you need?
Melissa Kim
01:21:21
more than you than
Kathy Hoyt
01:22:17
does it look frothy for R & D hardware companies?
Courtney Bowie
01:25:04
@Melissa Kim on your question of finding discounted services for female founders, I would recommend looking through https://expertfindher.global/initiatives
Melissa Kim
01:26:26
awesome advice, thank you Lindsey and Courtney
Kathy Hoyt
01:28:51
I keep getting opposing advice on how to let people know that you are seeking funding. SEC rules etc. I have a few friends who would not qualify for accredited investor but want to help us fund our need of 81K. How do Itake their help without getting in trouble with SEC? and how can I let our website list of supporters know that we are trying to gain that small need?
Melissa Kim
01:29:21
are there free (pro bono) legal services for any of the early stage startup biz legal needs for Female Founders?
Lindsey Mignano
01:33:54
https://www.startuplegalgarage.org/ for free legal
Melissa Kim
01:34:06
tx
Melissa Kim
01:36:57
love to connect with other Founders and Panelists. https://www.linkedin.com/in/melissa-kim-0b19852b/
Kathy Hoyt
01:37:17
are there ladder VCs like you are talking about for sex tech products?
Courtney Bowie
01:43:03
@Kathy Hoyt check out https://thecaseforher.com/. I'm sure Megan and the FTC team will know more.
Camryn Ross
01:45:02
On the piece about accredited investors: How would you do a friends and family round if most of the investors are unaccredited?
Melissa Kim
01:48:35
https://carta.com/
Kathy Hoyt
01:49:05
but how do you let friends and family about the RUV? not on online?
Kathy Hoyt
01:50:24
wow!!!!! thank you so much!! such great help!
Carmen O'Shea
01:50:32
Thank you both!
Nicole Dahlstrom
01:50:33
Thanks so much Lindsey and Courtney!
Melissa Kim
01:50:34
awesome! thx panelists, thanks Megan
Helena Kim
01:51:22
Thank you, Lindsey and Courtney! Thank you for the great MC’ing, Megan!
Mary
01:51:33
Thank you so much for such an informative session!
Kelly An
01:51:37
Thank you!!