Kelly Chen, Partner of DCVC (Data Collective), a venture capital firm based in San Francisco, focused on seed, Series A, and growth stage companies that apply deep compute, big data and IT infrastructure technologies to transform giant industries.
Evan Epstein, Executive Director of the UC Hastings Center for Business Law and Adjunct Professor of Law.
This webinar is part of a series on the impact of COVID-19 in the startup/VC ecosystem curated by the UC Hastings’ Center for Business Law. The Center is hosting discussions with scholars, entrepreneurs, corporate lawyers, economists and more to provide more context into these matters.
What has been the impact of Covid-19 in the deal flow (volume and valuations) for early stage and late stage venture capital investing.
Has there been a pullback of non-traditional venture investors?
Take on current IPO market.
Take on current M&A market.
Take on layoffs in venture-backed companies. What is the current advice for portfolio CEOs from VCs?
Influence of ESG trends in venture capital investing.
Effect of the Wirecard fraud, particularly for the fintech industry in Germany & Europe.
Effects of the China vs USA trade war for the venture capital industry.