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Friday, April 8 • 4:00pm - 4:50pm
The Legal Side to Getting Funded

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They say the devil is in the details and nowhere is that more true than when negotiating the contracts that accompany investments. 


In their haste to take money, many entrepreneurs have often hastily and prematurely signed away their legal rights and power only to regret it.  This session will explore the legal side of taking on investors and will give you some general best practices guidelines on how to structure your deal in relation to power structure, roles, contingencies and more. 

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Teresita Chavez Pedrosa

General Counsel, Eventcrowd
Teresita Chavez Pedrosa is a highly experienced lawyer and litigator, with a background in journalism. Ms. Chavez Pedrosa has a Juris Doctor, cum laude, from Tulane University, and a Bachelor of Science in Communications, with honors, from the University of Miami. She is currently... Read More →

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Juan Pablo Capello

Lawyer and business executive, Private Advising Group
Juan Pablo Cappello is a Chilean-born lawyer and business executive. He is the founder of the Private Advising Group PA, a Miami based law firm and was until January 2013 a principal shareholder with and the Chair of the Latin American Practice for Greenberg Traurig. In 2011 he co-founded Ideame, a capital crowd-sourcing firm based out of several Latin American countries and was a partner in Patagon.com which was sold to Banco Santander for $750 million USD... Read More →
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Thomas Tigre Wenrich

Former COO, Open English
Tigre is a multicultural executive with international experience in finance, marketing, and operations. After a successful career as partner with The Boston Consulting Group in the U.S., Spain, and Mexico, he retired to Miami, Florida, where he subsequently participated in a roll-up... Read More →

Friday April 8, 2016 4:00pm - 4:50pm EDT
Escorial/Alhambra Room