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Venture Capital Roundtable 2017

Garden Court Hotel – 520 Cowper Street
Palo Alto, CA

Senior fund lawyers from Cooley and experts from Piper Jaffray will again address and lead discussions about practical, contemporary topics relevant to today's venture fund CFO community. We hope you can join us for this highly interactive event. As in recent years, extensive discussion among all attendees is a core principle of the session.

This is an invitation only event. Please contact Kareen Lambert for additional information.

Scheduled topics

  • Reflections on VC fund formation
  • Panel of technology and healthcare experts
  • State of the capital markets and what's working
  • Private company deals discussion
  • Panel discussion about current fund client trends and experiences, including notes from recent fund formations
  • War stories and current developments



Registration and Breakfast


Welcome and Introductory Remarks

Craig Dauchy, Cooley and Jay Hershey, Piper Jaffray


Reflections on VC Fund Formation: Seed, Mega, Opportunity, Hybrid, Traditional, Ex-US, Tech, Life Science, Evergreen, SPV – The Deals Getting Done in this Market

Craig Dauchy, John Clendenin and Ian O'Donnell, Cooley


State of the Capital Markets and What's Working

Jay Hershey and Tom Wright, Piper Jaffray


Private Company Deals Discussion

Erik Edwards and Seth Gottlieb, Cooley




Panel of Technology & Healthcare Experts

Michael Cox, Alex Zukin and Sean Wieland, Piper Jaffray; and Gene Munster, Loup Ventures


Closing Panel – War Stories and Current Developments

John Dado, Eric Doherty, Shane Goudey, Jordan Silber, Cooley


Closing Remarks and Lunch

Related Contacts
Craig Dauchy Partner, Palo Alto
Erik Edwards Partner, Palo Alto
Jordan Silber Partner, San Francisco
John Clendenin Partner, Palo Alto
Shane Goudey Partner, Palo Alto
John Dado Partner, Palo Alto
Eric Doherty Partner, San Francisco
Seth Gottlieb Partner, Palo Alto
Related Practices & Industries

Capital Markets Fund Formation Venture Capital