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Venture Debt - Market Update: What is it, How does it work, What are the issues

The startup community is looking at all possible ways to extend their runways in these tough times - and venture debt is one of the standard approaches to doing this, but at what cost? During this discussion, we will touch upon some of these issues, including:

-Structure: What are the typical deal structures and terms for this type of transaction? Loan and Warrants? What are norms for the terms?

-Process: How long does it take, what are the business issues to consider when looking at venture debt?

-Downsides: What are the negatives with venture debt?

-Marketplace: Who is providing this service and what the are differentiating factors?

Albert Martinez, Silicon Valley Bank

Dan Holman, Investment Senior Associate

Moderator: Tom Cervantez, Partner - Davis Wright Tremaine LLP.

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Added by FullCalendar on March 6, 2009

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