About This Event Series
In Partnership with General Assembly
In this three-part series, top lawyers and startup experts will walk you through the legal aspects of launching a successful business. They will demystify business formation, explain how to protect your intellectual property and discuss fundraising options for startups.
Making the right legal decisions as you establish your company early on can save you significant time and money down the road. Whether you have questions about the tax implications of an LLC, what counts as reasonable protection for a trade secret, or whether that angel investor offer is really too good to be true, this series will equip you with a strong legal foundation for your company’s future.
Join us for pizza, drinks and insightful tips from our experts!
Wednesday, 27 May 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Starting up Smart! Phase 1: Get Started with the Right Legal Foundation for Your Company
Join us on 5/27 and learn all you need to launch your company from a legal perspective, from the advantages of different business forms to what you should know about governance docs.
Wednesday, 3 June 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Starting up Smart! Phase 2: Using Intellectual Property to Protect Your Company’s Ideas, Assets, and Technology
You need to protect your company's brand and ideas but you’re just not sure what steps to take. Join us on 6/3 and learn how to protect your startup’s vital intellectual property.
As an entrepreneur, your intellectual property is at the very core of your business. If you haven’t taken legal steps to protect your ideas, inventions, methods, products and name, you could -- quite literally -- be giving away the store.
Wednesday, 10 June 6:30 – 8:30 pm
Starting up Smart! Phase 3: Legal Tips for Fundraising Success
Need to raise a round? Join us on 6/10 as our experts discuss everything startups should know about fundraising approaches, investor relationships, and what makes a 'good' deal.