The Capital Network
The Capital Network is Boston’s Fundraising Authority. We bring together the area’s largest active community of investors and startup experts to provide you with the practical, hands-on education and personalized mentoring you need as you navigate the fundraising process. Our programs were created in collaboration with the investors who fund our area’s startups; they regularly participate in our curriculum development and execution, and share what you need to know, before you ask them for capital. We’re a non-profit organization, and our mission is clear: we are here to get your high growth startup smart and fundable.

Vet-Tech
Vet-Tech is America's Veteran Startup Accelerator headquartered in Silicon Valley. With over 100 veteran led startups in its community, Vet-Tech's top 20 portfolio companies have raised over $10 Million in funding and have been accepted into world class programs like Tech Stars and Founder Institute.

The Institute identifies corporate supporters to reduce both the time and the costs of setting up a high tech business. Local partners are currently being recruited for this semester.

Startup Legal and Incorporation

Summer 2010 Boston Semester

Why incorporate? What are the basic legal concepts that you need to know to run a successful company? What are the key legal terms that you need to care about in contracts, with your team, and with your Board? What are common legal mistakes in startups? What are the key legal documents that a startup needs to operate? When do you need to use a lawyer, and when can you handle things on your own? How do you manage a law firm efficiently to get the best work?

Goal:
Build a legal strategy and incorporate.
Date:
2010-08-12, 06:00 PM

Mentors


Matt Johnson
Founder, OmniStrat

Matt Johnson is founder and President of OmniStrat; a web-based software application that makes business planning and execution easier with simple strategy building blocks and social features. OmniStrat is the third start-up Matt has been a founding member of. He served a...

Steven Kane
CEO, LuckyLabs

Steven is founder and CEO of LuckyLabs, which produces Internet and mobile games, entertainment and information products and services. Previously, he was co-founder and CEO of digital media, games and consumer marketing technology developer GameLogic Inc., of Waltham, Mas...

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