Taryn Strong

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Is your company looking to fundraise? In her last guest blog, VC expert Taryn Strong demystified VC jargon. This time, she sets out the need-to-knows for GCs advising their businesses on fundraising. 1. Prepare for short-term disruption The process of navigating a funding round is time-intensive and disruptive, and bound to have a real impact on your day-to-day workload. But VC deals are often shorter than fully-blown corporate mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and so…
In this guest blog, VC expert Taryn Strong, Head of Legal at Great Point Media and formerly of Freshfields, Olswang and Channel 4, explains the key terms you’ll need to navigate life at a startup. Know your drag along from your tag along, your good leaver from your bad leaver? Lawyers joining VC-backed startups as the first in the legal function will quickly need to get up to speed on the jargon-rich world that is…