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Monday, February 12


Legal Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs
The Legal Bootcamp for Entrepreneurs is designed for those in the process of – or considering – starting a new venture. Join us for practical information on the legal and business issues facing today’s entrepreneurs.

  • Overview choice of entity and formation of a new business
  • Intellectual property, the licensing process, and how to align your IP portfolio and business goals.
  • Discuss Employment Law including the legal distinctions between worker classifications such as consultants, independent contractors, and employees, along with the benefits and shortcomings of each labor model.
  • Learn about fundraising, from valuations and investor expectations to negotiations and how term sheets work.
  • Discuss when and how to work with attorneys, accountants and other professionals -  what to look for, and what to expect in terms of common transactions, fees and more.
  • Finish with a Q&A - bring us your legal questions!

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Rochelle Walk

Rochelle Friedman Walk, Esq. is an experienced, thoughtful and strategic attorney, business executive and neutral mediator. She has been court-appointed as a receiver and mediator, and is a member of the FINRA arbitration and mediation panels. She is known for her negotiating skills... Read More →

Monday February 12, 2018 1:00pm - 3:00pm
4 - Brave People 1613 N Franklin St, Tampa, FL 33602, USA
Wednesday, February 14


Startup Law Essentials: Business & Intellectual Property Law Basics for Startups
There is a lot of confusion about how to protect your intellectual property. Do you need a trademark, a copyright, a patent, or all three? How do you get this protection? And what are trade secrets? As for the business law section, Mia Mota, Esq. will discuss formation issues, founders’ agreements (including shareholder agreements, and LLC Operating Agreements), issuing founder equity, legal requirements for raising investor capital and much more. After this session, you will have answers to many of your questions pertaining to Corporate and IP protection.

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Donna Chesteen

Technology Attorney, The Tech Law Firm, PLLC
Donna entered the legal profession with over 20 years of professional software engineering experience and holds both a bachelor’s and a master’s degree in Computer Science, an MBA, and, of course, a Juris Doctor. In her software career, she developed software for a wide variety... Read More →
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Mia Mota, Esq.

Attorney for Emerging & Established Technology Companies, The Tech Law Firm, PLLC
I counsel and represent emerging and established innovative technology enterprises. I understand the unique challenges you face as your business evolves. My preventive approach to providing legal services is focused on helping you make smarter, legally informed business decisions... Read More →

Wednesday February 14, 2018 1:00pm - 2:00pm
3 - Redeemer 1602 N Florida Ave, Tampa, FL 33602