Alidad Vakili

Of Counsel


Foley & Lardner LLP

Alidad Vakili is Of Counsel and a business lawyer with Foley & Lardner LLP, based in the firm’s San Francisco office where he is a member of the Transactions Practice Group. Alidad regularly advises his clients at all stages of company growth from formation to exit. Alidad provides business and legal advice to entrepreneurs, founders, startups, emerging growth companies, and investors.

Alidad regularly advises startups, emerging growth companies, and investors on a wide range of issues, including general corporate matters such as formations, corporate governance, as well as debt and equity financing, venture capital and debt financing, and commercial matters across a number of industries, including technology, health care, clean energy, as well as other industries.

Alidad’s experience also includes project finance for renewable energy development and cross-border transactions. Prior to joining Foley, Alidad was counsel in the San Francisco office of a global law firm in the corporate M&A and emerging growth and venture capital practice groups.

3:45 PM - 4:05 PM

Friday March 31, 2023

How to Avoid Big Venture Debt Financing Mistakes

  • Planning for a successful close in advance of a venture debt deal
  • What’s different about venture debt diligence vs. venture capital diligence
  • When and how to set up your data room