Financing 101: SAFEs, Prefs and Other Convertible Securities


May 26


02:00 pm - 03:30 pm

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Invest Ottawa Education Centre


May 26 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Presented by Invest Ottawa Partner,

About this Webinar

Are you preparing for your company’s financing? Take some time to understand the difference between SAFEs, Preferred Shares and other convertible securities. In this highly interactive workshop designed for an Invest Ottawa audience (Teach, Talk, Try), MDK lawyers will share their knowledge around:

  • what’s included in the term sheet for a convertible security offering
  • top issues not addressed in the term sheet
  • handing due diligence for a financing

About the Speakers: Naomi Morisawa De Koven, Drew Kelsall

Naomi Morisawa De Koven is the managing lawyer of MDK Business Law. She regularly advises entrepreneurs and knowledge-based businesses on legal issues relating to corporate/commercial, financing and M&A transactions. Currently, she is a director of TiE Ottawa, Mindtrust Leadership and Eastern Ontario Regional Laboratory Association.

Drew Kelsall is a business lawyer at MDK Business Law, with a primary focus on privacy and data protection. He also assists both technology and other knowledge-based clients on general corporate & commercial matters, and ensuring compliance with Canadian and Ontario laws. Outside the office, Drew enjoys skiing, traveling, and relaxing at his family’s cottage.

About MDK Business Law

MDK Business Law supports entrepreneurs by providing pro-active legal knowledge to help its clients to launch well, grow smart and thrive. The law firm provides legal advice and options that support strategy and decision-making, as well as help to address the inevitable challenges encountered during the business lifecycle. The lawyers at MDK are committed to offering time and resources to members of the local entrepreneurial ecosystem that reinforce building positive, collaborative relationships with other like-minded leaders on a path to achieving long-term success.


2021-05-26 14:00:00 2021-05-26 15:30:00 America/Toronto Financing 101: SAFEs, Prefs and Other Convertible Securities In this hands-on session, dive into SAFEs, Preferred Shares and other convertible securities. Webinar
Details Date: May 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm Cost: Registration: Venue: Webinar Organizer: Invest Ottawa Education Centre