Meet The VC Lawyer - Special Edition


Meet The VC is The Hub Singapore's exclusive fireside chats series with leading VCs (Venture Capitalists), where they share their tools and insights into the local fundraising scene to get you ready for (more) investment. From seed to growth stage investing, we have got you covered with our monthly Meet The VCs series!

This month with a new twist, we are bringing you Lee Bagshaw, a leading corporate technology lawyer advising VC funds, startups and growth tech companies in Singapore and across SEA, for a special session on Meet The VC LAWYER.

Lee, Partner and Corporate Technology Lawyer at Simmonds Stewart, a boutique technology law firm providing corporate and commercial legal services, would be at the Meet The VCs series to share with you his insights.

Key takeaways from the session include:

1. Understanding the fundraising process including key deal terms

2. War stories from his experience advising on close to 100 VC and other investment deals in SEA

3. Tips for dealing with investors

4. Highlights on what a startup should watch out for when raising capital

All tickets purchased includes one drink from our in house cafe, Blue Collar Collaborative Cafe.

About Lee Bagshaw:

Lee is a venture capital, start-up and tech M&A lawyer (UK and NZ qualified). He is a partner at New Zealand based Simmonds Stewart, a boutique technology law firm providing corporate and commercial advice to tech companies and investors across APAC. Lee advises start ups and growth tech companies looking to set up, raise capital and on other corporate and commercial matters across multiple jurisdictions, with a particular focus on SE Asia.

Prior to moving to Simmonds Stewart in 2015, Lee spent ten years at a leading international law firm, who are top ranked in the UK for venture capital and technology work. In 2012, Lee moved to Singapore where he was a partner and set up and led the firm’s SE Asian Corporate Technology and Venture Capital practice. He advised several accelerators affiliated with the Singapore National Research Foundation (NRF) TIS and ESVF investment programmes, and was lawyer to VC firms including Rakuten Ventures, Jungle Ventures, NSI, Monkshill Ventures and Golden Gate Ventures Ventures.

Lee continues to act for a significant number of growth technology businesses and VC investors in SE Asia. He has advised on approaching 100 seed, series A and larger follow-on financing rounds in the last five years in the region, involving many of Singapore’s most well known start ups. Lee is experienced with equity and convertible debt deal structures, Silicon Valley style documentation often used in SE Asia, and venture debt financing.

The Hub would also love to share in your good news as we establish our own seed-stage investment fund for Hubbers so do approach germaine@thehub.sg if you are fundraising.

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Wed Jun 22, 2016
7:00 PM - 8:30 PM SGT
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