Empower Hour LIVE: Business and Legal Considerations for Raising Capital

Wednesday, September 13, 2023 @ 12PM CT / 6PM UTC+1

Are you thinking about trying to raise money from outside investors? Whether it’s a crowdfunding for equity campaign, angel investing or traditional VC, there is a lot to consider. In this interactive session we’re joined by members of the Dell Technologies Capital team where we’ll give you an overview of the things you need to think about and plan.

In this session you’ll discover:
• What investors – and their attorneys – look for when considering potential investments
• Different types of debt and equity instruments available for raising capital
• What to plan for in the capital raising process
• Overview of some state and federal securities laws and compliance
• Common capital raising mistakes and how you might avoid them

Speakers: Clark Wilkes, Partner, Presidio Legal, P.C. and Radhika Malik, Partner at Dell Technologies Capital

About Clark Wilkes, Partner, Presidio Legal, P.C.

Clark specializes in the representation of start-ups and emerging growth companies throughout all stages of their life cycles, including corporate formation, structuring and governance matters, commercial transactions, venture capital financing transactions, and mergers and acquisitions. Clark also has extensive experience representing venture capital investors in transactions of all sizes.

Prior to Presidio Legal, Clark managed the Dell Technologies Capital venture portfolio and counseled the Dell Technology Capital team on all venture capital related matters, including investments, exits, and corporate governance. Prior to his time at Dell Technologies Capital, Clark worked in the Baker Botts corporate group in its Palo Alto office where he represented start-up companies and worked on mergers and acquisitions.

About Radhika Malik, Partner at Dell Technologies Capital

Radhika Malik is a Partner at Dell Technologies Capital, with investments across the enterprise stack focusing on AI/ML, cloud infrastructure and deep tech. She currently works with several companies including TheLoops, Secuvy, SiLC, and Zingly. Prior to venture, Radhika worked as a software engineer and product manager at start-ups (Panorama Ed, MindeMeld) and large corporations (Microsoft, Amazon). Transitioning to investing, Radhika was an investor doing deep tech investing with Samsung Catalyst Fund. Radhika has been involved with multiple groups that aim to boost the number of women in technical and investing roles, including active membership in All Raise and Women in VC. She holds a B.S. and M.Eng. from MIT in Computer Science and an MBA from Harvard Business School.

The information discussed in this webinar is provided for educational and informational purposes only, and should not be construed as legal advice or as an offer to perform legal services on any subject matter. Please consult an attorney to obtain advice with respect to any particular legal matter. No attendee or listener should act or refrain from acting on the basis of information provided during this webinar without first seeking legal advice from counsel in the relevant jurisdiction. All liability with respect to actions taken or not taken based on the contents of this webinar are hereby expressly disclaimed.

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Sep 13 2023


12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: Sep 13 2023
  • Time: 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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