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Four Gunderson Dettmer Partners Author Chapters in NYSE’s Entrepreneur’s Roadmap

December 20, 2017Firm News

Gunderson Dettmer partners Richard Blake, Andy Bradley, Jeff Engerman and Heidi Mayon contributed their insights on entrepreneurship to the NYSE’s newly-released guidebook on starting, funding and scaling tech companies. The Entrepreneur’s Roadmap: From Concept to IPO is an NYSE-sponsored effort to provide practical information and insights on the building the technology enterprise. The Gunderson team contributed chapters on a variety of core topics including:

The Seed Stage: Starting a Company (Legal Issues in Raising Capital by Andy Bradley)
The Growth Stage: Scaling the Business (Key Concerns in Follow-on Financing Rounds by Jeff Engerman)
Late Stage: Preparing for the Next Chapter
The Exit: Strategies and Options (Introduction to IPO Readiness by Richard Blake and Heidi Mayon)
Corporate Governance and Other Considerations

Gunderson’s contributors were joined by venture capital funds Bessemer Venture Partners, FirstMark Capital and Foundry Group as well as investment banks and academics, in authoring chapters for the book.