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Deal Terms – Understanding Financing Deal Terms

January 23 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


When you are looking to do an Angel Investment deal, What are the terms of the deal? What is a Term Sheet? What are the details of discounts, warrants, terms and other stuff that show up in those agreements. What kinds of deals are possible?

Being offered capital to fund your new venture or existing business can be flattering, gratifying to your idea or vision, as well as a necessity for your business’ survival. Yet, the terms of a financing deal can at best be complicated, and at worst, be detrimental your business’ chance of success. To better understand financing deal terms, business attorney Lucas S. Michels will be giving a power point presentation on understanding financing deal terms. As a part of his presentation, Lucas will discuss the legal and business implications of financing deal terms including the basics on term sheets, stock options, debt and equity, company valuations, state and federal securities compliance, and other common legal issues in financing deals.

Lucas S. Michels is a corporate and intellectual property (IP) attorney at Seattle business law firm Ironmark Law Group, PLLC. Lucas’ practice focuses on assisting entrepreneurs, start-ups, and mature businesses with their domestic and cross-border corporate, intellectual property (IP), and general business and compliance needs. Having worked in foreign regulatory compliance and lobbying prior to becoming a lawyer, Lucas understands the day-to-day legal and regulatory obstacles businesses face in the global market and works with his clients to develop individualized legal strategies to help them meet and overcome these challenges. He currently assists clients with domestic and international corporate governance, financing, IP prosecution and portfolio management, business and IP dispute resolution, as well as regulatory compliance matters. Lucas will also be available to answer any questions attendees may have. Hope you can make it!

Join us for a lively discussion about the details about Deals.


January 23
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


4545 Roosevelt Way NE # 400
Seattle, WA 98105 United States
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