Who should attend
Venture Capital and Private Equity Professionals, Startup Directors, Entrepreneurs and Startup Advisors
About the course
Governance tools for long-term success
For startups and early stage ventures, establishing an appropriate governance structure is often overlooked or modelled after large corporations. However, establishing the right governance structure for the stage of the organization is essential to long term success. Understanding and managing the roles and, inherent tensions, of all stakeholders in the startup governance structure is vital for all involved.
Join leading governance academics, globally recognized Private Equity and Venture Capital practitioners and entrepreneurs at this informative and engaging half day to understand how to optimize the governance of your startup organizations.
An exclusive event. An enlightened lineup.
We’re proud to bring together an outstanding group of governance, venture capital, and startup experts at Rotman. The schedule below is subject to change. ICD.D’s earn 3 ICD CEUs for attendance.
Bio Evan Epstein is the Founder and Managing Partner of Pacifica Global, a corporate governance advisory firm based in San Francisco, CA. He has been retained as an expert in governance litigation both in the U.S. and Latin America. Some of his cases have involved a major U.S. tech company shareh...
Bio Scott is the Managing Partner of Andreessen Horowitz. He has overseen the firm’s rapid growth to 150 employees and over US$7 billion in assets under management, with clients including Lyft, Airbnb, Pinterest, Okta, Slack, and Skype. He is also cofounder and codirector of the Stanford Venture ...
Professor Pollman teaches business law courses and her research focuses on corporate governance, purpose, and personhood as well as on startups, entrepreneurship, and law and technology. She was the 2014 recipient of the ESBA Excellence in Teaching Award at Loyola Law School and has taught as a ...
Janet is a Partner at Real Ventures, a leading source of capital for entrepreneurs who are building the next generation of leading tech companies. Janet has led investments in over a dozen companies and works actively with founders to help them build large, industry-defining companies. In additi...
Yung is a pioneering entrepreneur, serial investor and experienced corporate director. He has a proven track record of founding, scaling and backing several breakthrough scale-stage companies spanning digital automation, mobile analytics and big data, media and entertainment, enterprise software,...
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