Past Events

Across Europe, Term Sheet Battle has been holding sellout events in law offices to 1920's theatres, with the aim to demystify the term sheet negotiation between entrepreneurs and investors. Watch videos, see photos and even download the mock term sheets discussed at each event.

Term Sheet Battle – Berlin 2013

Friday, June 7 2013 from 6:00 PM (CEST) to 11:00 PM (CEST)
Babylon Berlin, 30 Rosa-Luxemburg-Straße, 10178 Berlin, Germany
Term Sheet Battle returned to Berlin for an encore performance. An open event for anyone interested in peeking behind the curtains to see how seed stage financing are negotiated between seasoned VC investors and successful startup CEOs, including experienced corporate/securities lawyers. This event was timed to strategically integrate both Tech All Stars Berlin 2013, and the inaugural Angelbootcamp program (created by Startupbootcamp).

Term Sheet Battle – Stockholm 2013

Friday, May 31 2013
Wrapp (HQ), 24 Döbelnsgatan, 11352 Stockholm, Sweden
Term Sheet Battle returns to Sweden, although this was the first time Stockholm entrepreneurs and investors experienced it. Martin Hauge of Creandum and Christian Jepsen of Sunstone Capital battled it out as a VC tag-team vs Martin Källström of Memoto and Martin von Haller Groenbaek of Bird & Bird. Wrapp hosted the event in their offices, and the TSB afterparty on Wrapp's outdoor decks blew through the stroke of midnight almost through to light of day. Cool Stockholm showed why it is one of the Hot tech centers in Europe!

Term Sheet Battle – Helsinki 2013

Tuesday, May 28 2013 from 5:00 PM
APOLLO Live Club, 16 Mannerheimintie, 00100 Helsinki, Finland
Helsinki came forth and concurred! Artic Startup and Startupbootcamp blew the horn, and a large audience assembled to view the first Term Sheet Battle in Finland at Apollo Live Club. With a fine cast consisting of seasoned entrepreneur/CEO, Micke Paqvalén (Kiosked), represented by a veteran corporate/securities lawyer, Kimmo Reina (Bird & Bird), and two of the Nordic regions top VC investors, Jimmy Fssing Nielsen (Sunstone) and Daniel Blomquist (Creandum), the show delivered on its promise to open the curtains and demystify the negotiation of a seed stage financing of a hot tech startup.

Term Sheet Battle – DTU Fotonik (Denmark) 2012

Thursday, December 20 2012
DTU Fotonik took the initiative of organizing the event and assembling a first rate cast and program. Manga Tak, Monika Luniewska for being the Whip, and Soren Holmark, Jens Broeng and Ole Kring, for going above and beyond the call of duty to create a unique Term Sheet Battle program, sharing knowledge and experience successfully spinning out and commercializing research institution IP and know-how outside academic ivory towers.

Term Sheet Battle – Berlin 2012

Wednesday, September 12 2012
Term Sheet Battle came to Berlin for the first time, sponsored by the Startupbootcamp Berlin organization. Local startup entrepreneur Magdalena Boettger (Look Mommy!) stepped up, without the assistance of a lawyer at her side, to face seasoned VC Bernhard Schmid (Partner at XAnge Private Equity). it proved to be a tough battle for the entrepreneur, as the VC stood firm with "industry standard" points/arguments. View the show, and learn how and why it's probably better for entrepreneurs to "lawyer up" before stepping into the ring with a seasoned VC.

Term Sheet Battle – LeWeb/Tech All Stars – London 2012

Wednesday, September 12 2012
LeWeb London 2012
They auditioned many, but selected: Jason Ball to play “The Investor”, Jens Lapinski to play “The Entrepreneur” & Tina Baker to play “The Lawyer” in a term sheet battle of wits during the 2012 London LeWeb event (organized in conjunction with the first Tech All Stars event). The London cast showed their "been there, done that" experience, and the conversation resembled those that might be had across the Atlantic in another common law jurisdiction.

Term Sheet Battle – Amsterdam 2012

Tuesday, June 5 2012 from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Het Werktheater Oostenburgergracht 75, 1018 NC Amsterdam, Netherlands
Term Sheet Battle came to The Netherlands in early June 2012, sponsored by the Startupbootcamp Amsterdam team and host Het Werktheater. 100+ startups, and a bevy of investors and service providers, filled the hall to witness one of Amsterdam's top gaming entrepreneurs, Reinout to Brake, face off seasoned dealmaker, Ron Belt. Both sides were ably represented by counsel Ayolt Zoer and Goerg van Daal. The program was well-received by the audience and local press. And the afterhour social session facilitated a lot of substantive discussions and networking.

Term Sheet Battle – Malmo 2012

Thursday, March 1 2012
Moll Wendén Law Firm
Sweden’s first Term Sheet battle was held Thursday March 1st 2012, at the Moll Wendén Law Firm in Malmo. Coming over "The Bridge" from Copenhagen, seasoned VC investor Jimmy Fussing Nielsen squared off against two of Sweden's best and brightest entrepreneurs/angels, Hampus Jakobsson and Carl Silberski.