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2018 Venture Capital and Private Equity Conference

Tuesday, April 24, 2018 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The Taj Boston - 15 Arlington St, Boston, MA


On April 24th, the Boston Bar will once again host the Venture Capital & Private Equity Conference. Join us for an afternoon of high-level keynote discussions, interactive panels, and robust networking alongside industry leaders and practitioners from private practice and in-house legal departments. Panelists will examine trends in private capital formation, uncover what you need to know about cryptocurrency, strategies for outside counsel to add value to a deal, and more.

Conference Agenda

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Lunch and Keynote Address by Jeff Bussgang on "The Future of Work and its Implications"

1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Private Capital Formation: Show Me the Money

2:00 p.m. -  3:30 p.m.
Is Cryptocurrency Changing the Way Capital is Raised?

2:45 p.m. -  3:15 p.m.
How Do Deals Differ by Industry? Trends in IPOs and Exit Strategies.

3:15 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
How VC/PE Funds Operate Internally – Governance, Finance and Operations

4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
How Outside Counsel Can Best Serve Their Client and Bring Value to a Deal

4:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Due Diligence and Other Challenges in the #MeToo Era

5:15 p.m.
Networking Reception

Learn more about speakers and topics at the conference website.

Conference Pricing

BBA Member: $350

Non-Member: $475

Boston Bar educational programs are sponsored in part by the Joan B. DiCola Fund of the Boston Bar Foundation. This fund provides critical support for Boston Bar Association programs and initiatives that foster the education and professional development of lawyers. For more information on the BBF or this fund, please contact Megan Leppert at or (617) 778-1924.




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