No Stupid Questions Workshop | Term Sheets 101
(February 20, 2020)

Come and learn about term sheets in this intensive, hands-on workshop designed for tech startups.

Facilitated by Chase Irwin, Partner at Dentons and co-leader of Dentons’ Canada Startup Program, this workshop will give you the tools you need to understand and navigate the world of term sheets, including key terms, distinctions between convertible debt and equity financings, areas of negotiation and more. Chase will also share important lessons on what VCs are looking for in connection to raising funds.

Great for any founder looking to raise, or in the process of raising, you’ll leave this workshop understanding how to prepare the structure and paperwork of your company the right way in connection with raising capital, and when and how to engage and work with your lawyers efficiently throughout the process.

If you would like to reserve one-on-one time with Chase after the workshop, please send an email to Stef Reid, Senior Marketing Manager at L-SPARK at


Limited seating is available for this free workshop (20) so register soon! Coffee, tea and water is available — bring your own snacks if you need to.

Meet Your Workshop Facilitator, Chase Irwin

As a lawyer in the Corporate and Securities group at Dentons and a member of the Firm’s Venture Technology and Emerging Growth Companies team, Chase’s practice focuses primarily on corporate law and transactional matters, including corporate finance and venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions, private placements and a broad range of securities, commercial and business law matters.

Chase has significant industry experience in the technology and venture capital sectors, and regularly advises early-stage to well-established high-growth, knowledge-based and emerging technology companies, as well as their investors and shareholders, in all stages of growth through to exit. Chase extensively counsels entrepreneurs and companies on corporate governance, raising capital, and technology-related matters, and their practical day-to-day legal needs.

Register Now