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INVITATION | Webinar: Venture Capital Structures in Portugal and the UK

Maio 14 @ 12:00 - 12:45

WEBINAR | Decoding Venture Capital Investments in UK/Portuguese startups

May 14 | 12:00pm UK and Portuguese time

Are you a founder, key-executive of a startup/scaleup or a VC Investor aiming to conclude a funding round in the UK or Portugal?
Join us for an exclusive webinar organized by Unicorn Factory Lisboa and the British-Portuguese Chamber of Commerce, together with two leading law firms in the field of Venture Capital. Expert lawyers from Cuatrecasas and Browne Jacobson will guide you through the complexities of venture capital structures in Portugal and the UK, providing actionable advice to help you succeed in financing rounds.

Here are some takeaways you can expect from the webinar:

• Exploring the benefits of the UK and Portugal for startup corporate structures
• Understanding the swap mechanisms of investments in Portugal into the UK
• Understanding the legal framework for VC deals in Portugal and the UK
• Identifying the most suitable investment vehicles for your business
• Enforcing investor rights while protecting founder stake
• Mitigating risks and maximizing returns for stakeholders


12:00 PM | Introduction
Pedro Teixeira – Partnerships Manager at Unicorn Factory Lisboa | See profile

12:05 PM | Investment in Portuguese subsidiary with subsequent swap to UK holding
Vasco Bivar de Azevedo – Partner, Cuatrecasas | See profile

12:15 PM | Swap mechanisms: share exchange agreement and warrants
| Enforceability of investor rights while protecting founders:
shareholders’ agreements, special rights, governance, exit
| SAFE/ Convertible rounds and priced rounds on UK/PT structures
Jon Snade – Partner, Browne Jacobson | See profile

12:35 PM | Q&A
Francisco Caetano – Senior Associate, Cuatrecasas | See profile

Regina Bernardino
T. +351 213 553 800



Maio 14
12:00 - 12:45


T. +351 213 553 800
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