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Everything You Need to Know About Venture Capital Financings and Their Deal Terms

Nikolas Samios, Managing Partner of the COOPERATIVA Venture Group and author of the standard reference book DEALTERMS.VC - The Craft, Art & Philosophy of Venture Capital Financings in Germany, gives a precise on rundown on the most important terms in VC financing rounds, such as valuation, vesting, ESOP/VSOP, control & information rights etc. Not only will he go into the technicalities of each term of a deal, but also into the finer points of the negotiation between founders and investors. Nikolas will point out which terms are customary in the market and which ones are a signal that an investor tries to take advantage of the founders.