The Freshfields Podcast

Investing in startups

March 6, 2019

Taking an early-stage stake in a fast-growing tech company can be a route to big returns. But with so much risk involved, what do investors need to look out for? Nigel Gleeson, who advises financial investors and corporates on their tech investments across Asia, explains how to get the most out of founder-led businesses, protect voting rights through multiple fundraising rounds – and negotiate an exit once it’s time to step away.