At the Intersection of Technology, Law, and Business
January 22, 2018 - Blockchain, Financings, Fintech

Five "C"s To Watch in Silicon Valley’s Emerging Venture Capital Ecosystem in 2018

Why Should Your Startup Care About Intellectual Property?

In the coming year, start-up businesses and their investors should note the following areas, each of which can be boiled down to a single word that begins with the letter “C”:

  1. the importance of having access to the best human capital (“connections”);
  2. the likelihood that promising start-ups will continue to attract angel funding and seed rounds (“cash”);
  3. California’s new legal framework around marijuana (“cannabis”);
  4. digital token sales (“cryptocuerrencies”);
  5. the imminent need for start-ups to out an end to hostile work environments (“culture”)

Find out exactly how a co-chair of Morrison & Foerster’s emerging-companies-and- venture-capital practice expects the five Cs to affect start-ups in 2018.

Read the full Silicon Valley Business Journal article.