Angel Investment - This session will focus on how to engage with Angel Networks to seek angel investment, what angels are looking for, and how to avoid common pitfalls in your pitches.
Cloud Computing Part 1 - This session will focus on considerations for Startup & Small Business including a review of research on what Cloud Computing is and how it is defined for hardware, software, business processes, and application development. The focus will be on how and why it has worked and its low cost of entry.
Cloud Computing Part 2 - This session will focus on considerations for Startup & Small Business including a review of research on considerations for qualifying the business needs and providers of services. An overview of topics to consider like: security, service level agreements, pricing structure, all inclusive services, and operating concerns.
General Counsel - This session will focus on legal concerns and when you should be engage general counsel to mitigate issues later in your company’s life.
Human Resources - This session will focus on how to avoid a “winter storm” in your Human Resources and Recruiting strategies including the best practices to recruit, on board and retain your top talent.
Term Sheets - This session will focus on the legal issues in seeking investors such as SEC rules, term sheets, due diligence, and necessary documents for a successful Series A funding.
Risk Management - This session will focus on how to protect yourself from the “stuff” that happens in business and how to learn to identify risks, build strategies to reduce risk, and understand the tools available to help you.
Structure & Governance - This session will focus on the considerations and issues in choosing a legal structure for your entity and the proper ongoing governance of it.
Intellectual Property - This session will focus on the basics of IP with discussions on trademarks, patents, trade secrets, copy rights, and IP asset management including monetization strategies. Questions and answers is a major part of this presentation.