Overview: Join Dave Cappillo as he covers key mistakes to avoid when forming a business and provides an overview of choice of entity and capital structure. He’ll also drill-down on corporate governance considerations for start-ups including best practices for Founders Agreements, issues relating to employees and contractors, and critical IP. Dave will lead a discussion on initial funding alternatives and structures.
Speaker Bio: Dave Cappillo is a partner in Goodwin’s market-leading Tech & Emerging Companies Group, with a primary focus on advising high-growth technology and digital health companies. He has extensive experience in M&A, VC and growth equity, and securities laws. Dave is a key contributor to Goodwin’s Founders Workbench, an online resource for start-ups, emerging companies and the entrepreneurial community. Dave represents dozens of leading tech companies, many born at Harvard such as Plastiq, TrueMotion, EverTrue and CollegeVine.
Dave has been selected for inclusion in Chambers USA: America’s Leading Lawyers for Business and has been recognized as a National Law Journal Trailblazer for his Mergers & Acquisitions practice. He has also been included in U.S. News – Best Lawyers for his national emerging company and corporate practice.