Benjamin Qiu, partner at Loeb & Loeb, and I talk about what kind of legal issues arise when startups run into difficult economic times and funding is harder to get.
1:45 – What kind of funding environment are we in now?
4:08 – Will and how would VC funds try to back out of deals?
7:05 – Why VCs may be reluctant to put in more capital to existing portfolio companies.
12:15 – Alternatives to VC funding
14:48 – Investor veto rights – fundraising, change in business models, redemption threats
22:45 – Legal issues for startups trying to reduce costs
25:50 – Predictions on what will change post-virus