State of Venture Capital: Investing Outside the Southeast

March 1, 2024
March 1, 2024 10:00 AM
11:30 am
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Gunderson Dettmer invites you to join this workshop to discuss what we’re seeing in the current market of Venture Capital outside of the Southeast region.

We’ll discuss at a high level what we’re seeing with activity and data, but also trends and common issues with financings in today’s market.

About the Facilitators

Cody Peterson is a partner in Gunderson Dettmer's Los Angeles office. Cody’s practice focuses primarily on supporting early-stage founders at every business phase, with a special emphasis on helping first-time founders navigate the corporate lifecycle from formation through financing rounds and strategic transactions, including public offerings and mergers and acquisitions. He has represented startups and venture capital funds in a variety of industries, including e-commerce, social and digital media, fintech, edtech, augmented and virtual reality, life sciences, esports and blockchain technology.

Before joining Gunderson Dettmer, Cody was a corporate associate in the downtown Los Angeles office of Latham & Watkins LLP, and prior to attending law school, he was the COO of a health and fitness e-commerce startup in Las Vegas and also taught online and in-person LSAT classes.

Valerie Wood is a senior associate in Gunderson Dettmer's New York office. Valerie specializes in the representation of emerging growth companies throughout their lifecycles. Valerie's practice focuses on general corporate counseling, venture capital financings and mergers and acquisitions. Valerie represents a wide variety of technology companies from consumer internet, software, telecommunications and entertainment technology industries, as well as a number of leading venture capital firms.