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Getting Your Early Stage Venture off the Ground

The Technology and Venture Law Committee invites members of NYSBA to:

Getting Your Early Stage Venture off the Ground

Thursday, May 7, 2009
10:00am – 12:00pm
The Penn Club of New York
30 West 44th Street
New York, NY

Co-Sponsored by
The New York State Bar Association and MasurLaw
The barriers to launching a technology venture are lower than they’ve ever been, and the time to launch is now, while things are cheap. Savvy entrepreneurs are leveraging the power of open source tools, outsourced labor and guerilla marketing techniques to help them build quickly for success. This panel will address the minimum setup needed to build your company on a solid foundation. Topics include LLCs versus S Corps, founder’s agreements, the best tax set up, taking investment, employment and contractor agreements, stock option plans, trademarks, terms of service, privacy policies and more.
Moderator: Jonathan Lutzky, Esq., MasurLaw, Director, Early Stage Services Group
Mark Davis, DFJ Gotham Ventures, Associate
Douglas Sipe, CPA
Frits Abell, Progress Partners, Managing Director
Jeff Stewart, Monitor110, Inc., Founder and Chairman (Former Founder of Mimeo and Angel Investor)
David Friedensohn, BigStar Entertainment, CEO, University of Maryland Baltimore County, Professor of Entrepreneurship (former CEO, Upoc Networks, Former Director VH1)

1.5 CLE credits are anticipated for this program, contingent upon review and approval of meeting materials.

Space is limited: RSVP to sbugos@nysba.org. Registration is on a first-come-first-served basis, first preference being given to Technology & Venture Law Committee members.

There is no charge for this program for Business Law Section members. Non-Section members will be invoiced at $59 for 1.5 CLE credits.

If you are unable to attend the meeting and would like to participate in the conference call, dial-in information is below:
Conference Call-in: 866.409.4300 (U.S. and Canada)
Participant code: 540628#
If you plan to call in, RSVP to sbugos@nysba.org.
Steven R. Masur, Esq., Chair
David J. Mazur, Esq., Programming Co-Chair
Technology and Venture Law Committee

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