William Bernat presents at MIT Enterprise Forum’s “Invest Smart Class – for Budding Angel Investors”Print PDF
William Bernat, a partner in the Business Department and a member of the firm's Emerging Companies practice group, served as a guest speaker at the MIT Enterprise Forum’s Invest Smart Class series “Doing the Deal” program on January 28. Will presented on term sheet basics with Ben Littauer of Boston Harbor Angels. Topics included:
- The fundamentals of term sheets and capitalization tables
- What terms really matter?
- Will you need a lawyer?
- The practicality of syndicating deals with other angel investor groups
- The ins and outs of the negotiation process
The Invest Smart series was created by experienced investors to help take the mystery out of angel investing and the course is designed specifically for accredited, non-experienced investors to learn what it takes to be a successful, profitable angel investor. Non-accredited investors interested in investing in startups via the Jumpstart Our Business Act (JOBS Act) Title III Equity Crowdfunding rules are also encouraged to join.
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