GP + LP Global Venture Summit

24 Oct 2019 12:00 p.m. - 06:00 p.m.

Four Seasons Hotel
2050 University Avenue
East Palo Alto, CA 94303

Morrison & Foerster hosted its second annual GP + LP Global Venture Summit on October 24, 2019, at the Four Seasons Hotel in East Palo Alto. The half day event focused on some of the most compelling topics in today’s global investment fund space, with panels that included:

Top Considerations Before Launching Your First/Next Fund

  • Paula Groves, Founding Member, Impact X Capital
  • Oliver Rochman, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
  • Laura Smoliar, Founding Partner, Berkeley Catalyst Fund
  • Stephanie Thomas, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

The Secondary Market: LP Interests, Portfolio Companies, and Rollovers

  • Sean Byrne, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster
  • Jeffrey Le Sage, Founding Partner, Liquid Stock
  • Chip Lion, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
  • Gady Nemirovsky, General Partner, Inspiration Ventures

CFIUS from the GP and LP Perspective

  • Joseph Benkert, Senior Advisor, Morrison & Foerster
  • Jared Roscoe, Counsel and Senior Director, Public Policy, SoftBank Group International
  • Nicholas Spiliotes, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
  • Serena Tan, Partner, Morrison & Foerster

Trends in Fund Terms

  • Zeeshan Ahmedani, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
  • Kelley Howes, Of Counsel, Morrison & Foerster
  • Andrew Lebovitz, Head of Operations, Base10 Ventures
  • Rob Mailer, Partner, Morrison & Foerster
  • Wibke Pendse, Regional Manager, West Coast – Global Fund Banking, Silicon Valley Bank



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