How Do Venture Capital Funds Work Behind the Scenes?

Date

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Time

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Location

Osler Conference Centre, 100 King Street West, 1 First Canadian Place
Toronto, Ontario


Overview

Learning how a venture capital fund works behind-the-scenes can be quite confusing and opaque, even for entrepreneurs who spend a lot of time speaking to investors. There are some common elements that need to be understood and some specificities that can help you better navigate this space.

Join Christian Lassonde, Founder, and Managing Partner and Pauline Brunel, Analyst of Impression Ventures, as they explain how understanding behind-the-scenes of a venture capital fund can help founders pitch to the right investors.

Topics of discussion will include: 

  • The Limited Partnership Structure
  • LP's Typology
  • Limited Partnership Agreement Document
  • Fee Structure
  • Economics
  • Other points that can impact the decision: fund size, fund concentration and reserve percentage to follow-on

For all inquiries please contact seminars@osler.com.

CLE/CPD Credit Information

Ontario – Substantive - 0.75