Entrepreneur Information Series - Presented by the Baylor Angel Network

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The Naman Howell Smith & Lee
Entrepreneur Information Series
presented by the Baylor Angel Network


Train with industry professionals in key areas of business development.
Network with other local entrepreneurs, potential investor groups and providers

July 15, 2011
Omni Hotel
13210 Katy Freeway, Houston, TX
FREE if you register in advance, $50 at door

Registration required



The Northwestern Mutual Financial Group Luncheon & Panel Discussion - This session includes lunch and a Q&A session where you can ask "What's on Your Mind?" and get relevant answers to your burning questions.


Sessions include:

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.


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About Baylor Entrepreneurship

The Baylor Angel Network (BAN) is an investor network providing early stage capital to entrepreneurs with developed business plans, complete products, and early revenue.
Visit www.baylor.edu/business/angelnetwork

Baylor's Entrepreneurship undergraduate program is ranked No. 2 in the nation in The Princeton Review and Entrepreneur magazine's 2010 rankings. U.S.News ranks the undergraduate entrepreneurship program 15th and the graduate entrepreneurship program 13th. It is one of the best 25 Entrepreneurship programs according to Fortune Small Business, which also places the Family Business program in its choice of the best six in the nation.



Organizer Baylor Angel Network


Fri, Jul. 15, 2011
9:30 a.m. - 4 a.m. US/Central


Omni Hotel
13210 Katy Fwy
Houston, Texas 77079
United States