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University Technology Startup Series 1: Founder’s Equity & CEO Assessment
May 20, 2021 — 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Kirsten Leute and Margalit Haber at Osage University Partners (OUP) will provide an in-depth look at venture capital perspectives on the economics of university startup formation.
In the first part of the session, they will take the participants step-by-step through the life of a company, illustrating the uses of equity and potential outcomes for founders.
In the second part of the session, they will take the participants through the CEO search process, how VCs evaluate potential entrepreneurs, and some observations about drivers for long-term success as an entrepreneur. The participants will assess mock candidate profiles and learn methods of diligence to choose the right leader for their startup.
- Kirsten Leute, Partner, University Relations, OUP
- Margalit Haber, Associate – life science investment team, OUP