[B&T + GEC] Speaker Series: Mark Stevens

by Business & Technology Club


Fri, 17 Feb 2017

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM

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TPR 151

5000 Forbes Avenue, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States

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Updated topic: Making money in startup equity—from how to split things up among founders to what to watch out for with investors. A practical guide that will include “venture capital math” and “when is a unicorn not a unicorn”.

Note: Food will not be provided (gotta save space for B**Rs!)

Mark Stevens works with emerging companies, investment banks, and venture capital and other technology investors on complex corporate and transactional matters, as well as with mature companies in their tech-related initiatives. He has directed dozens of initial public offerings including Oracle, Electronic Arts, and Pixar.

Mark's varied background includes work from the legal, business and venture capital sides of the table. In addition to over 25 years of legal practice at Fenwick & West working with companies such as Buzzfeed, Supercell, and King (of Candy Crush fame), he was Executive Vice President of Business and Corporate Development at Excite@Home, Vice President of Legal, Mergers and Acquisitions at Electronic Arts and a venture partner at GGV Capital. Mark has also served on Boards of Directors of several public and private companies.

Mark is listed in the AlwaysOn Power Players West list as one of the top attorneys who support the Global Silicon Valley's entrepreneurs, in Best Lawyers in America for corporate law, leveraged buyouts and private equity, in Euromoney's Legal Expert Guides as one of the top M&A attorneys in California and is named by Chambers USA and Chambers Global as one of the top corporate attorneys in California, in Legal 500 as one of the top attorneys in the U.S. for Interactive Entertainment, in Law & Politics as one of northern California's "Super Lawyers" and in the Daily Journal as one of the top 100 lawyers in California.


TPR 151

5000 Forbes Avenue, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, United States

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Business & Technology Club
Co-hosted with: Graduate Entrepreneurship Club, MBA Communications