BLJ Symposium 2017: Entrepreneurship and the Law -- Panel Two: Exploring the Venture Capital Ecosystem

Panel 2: Exploring the Venture Capital Ecosystem Panelists will explore private equity in the context of today’s entrepreneurial economy. How has the passing of recent legislation and changes in relevant corporate and securities laws affected the funding environment for startups? What are the most significant challenges our panelists have noted for early-stage financing? How might the new administration’s proposed tax and regulatory reform policies impact the venture industry? Panelists: Marc Steiner (General Counsel at Plug and Play Tech Center) Abraham Cable (Professor at UC Hastings College of the Law) David Bell (Partner at Fenwick & West LLP) David Richardson (Partner at DLA Piper)