Procopio’s Emerging Growth and Technology practice group assists start-ups and emerging growth companies in various fields, including information technology, telecommunications, life sciences and cleantech, with all aspects of their formation, development and funding, from the initial idea through liquidity. Our team-oriented approach offers clients access to attorneys who are familiar with and understand their products, technology and business models. Procopio’s attorneys combine and provide legal expertise and counseling in the areas of corporate and securities, angel and venture capital financings, mergers and acquisitions, intellectual property, and compensation and benefits, with a view to, and a genuine understanding of, the unique business needs of start-ups and emerging growth companies.



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San Diego/Orange County Autumn 2012 Semester

When is it realistic to raise capital for a brand new company? How should you calculate the amount of money to raise? How should you define the use use of proceeds? What materials are required to fundraise? How do you identify and qualify target angel and seed stage investors? How do you find a lead investor? What do investors expect from the company? What are typical investment structures and deal terms for seed-stage financing? How do you negotiate terms?

Plan to raise your first round.
2013-02-07, 06:00 PM


Cliff Boro
Managing Partner , The Team Group, LLC.

Cliff Boro is a Managing Partner and Co-Founder of the Team Group. Previously, Cliff served for six years as the Co-Founder and CEO of until its sale to Saban Capital. For his work at Zui, Cliff was named a White House Champion of Change. Prior to, Cliff w...

Gioia Messinger
Gioia Messinger - Founder and Chairman, Avaak, Inc. (San Diego/Orange County FI), LinkedObjects, Inc.

Gioia Messinger is a serial entrepreneur, executive and mentor. She is the Founder and CEO of LinkedObjects Inc. a newly formed company focused on making products smart, simple and social by connecting them to the Web. Most recently, she was Founder and CEO of Avaak, Inc...

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