Venture Capital Expert Witnesses

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Venture capital expert witnesses practice in a variety of fields, including finance, business valuation, mergers and acquisitions, corporate governance, and securities. Some of the most common venture capital expert witness specialties also include private equity, startup financing, investment strategy, financial modeling, and due diligence. They can opine on the effects of funding rounds, investor relations, capital structure decisions, exit strategies, and portfolio management.

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Paul Alan Gompers, PhDView profile

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Dr. Paul Alan Gompers, PhD

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Dr. Paul A. Gompers has 32 years of experience in Economics, Venture Capital, and Private Equity. He earned his BA in Biology from Harvard University, his MS in Economics from the University of Oxford, and his Ph.D. in Business Economics from Harvard University. Formerly, this expert served as a Researcher at Bayer AG, as an Assistant Professor of Business Administration at the University of...

Investment Expert Witness | New HampshireView profile


Investment Expert Witness | New Hampshire

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New Hampshire

This expert is an investment professional with over 25 years of experience in the securities industry, including investment management responsibility, broker-dealer management, due diligence oversight for sophisticated products, financial analysis, and high net worth sales expertise. A graduate of Dartmouth College and the Kellogg Graduate School of Management at Northwestern University, he has...

Venture Capital Expert Witness FAQs

What is the role of a venture capital expert witness?

A venture capital expert witness provides insight and testimony on matters related to venture capital investments, including valuation, due diligence, and deal structuring.

In what types of cases can a venture capital expert witness be beneficial?

They are often called upon in litigation involving startup financing, investor disputes, business valuations, breach of fiduciary duty, and financial fraud.

What subspecialties exist within the field of venture capital that an expert witness might focus on?

Subspecialties can include early-stage investing, growth equity, private equity, fund formation, and specific industry sector expertise like technology or healthcare.

How can a venture capital expert witness assist in a dispute over startup valuation?

They can provide an independent assessment of a startup's value based on market trends, financial data, and their extensive knowledge of investment practices.

Why is industry-specific knowledge important for a venture capital expert witness?

Industry-specific knowledge allows the expert to understand the unique risks and opportunities associated with investments in that sector, which can impact investment decisions and valuations.

How does Expert Institute select its Venture Capital expert witnesses?

Expert Institute offers a personalized approach to help you find the highest quality experts. We source actively-practicing professionals who match all your requirements for specialty areas, work experience, litigation history, fee range, certifications, location, and more.

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