Much Shelist

Much Shelist is a full-service law firm serving start-up, small and mid-market businesses, and venture capital investors, private equity funds and family offices that invest in them and support their growth.  The firm advises early-stage technology and growth enterprises in start-up matters and venture capital transactions.  Much Shelist continues to support those enterprises as they grow by providing advice on the full spectrum of legal and business matters a start-up or growth-stage company is likely to encounter, including issues related to employees and other service providers, intellectual property rights and licensing, and negotiations with vendors and strategic partners.  The firm also represents clients in litigation, mergers and acquisitions and other extraordinary matters.  Much Shelist is headquartered in Chicago and has a branch office in California.

Mentor Idea Review

Fall 2011 Chicago Semester

Can you pitch your idea in three minutes and survive the scrutiny of seasoned CEOs? How viable is the idea itself? Can you present the idea in a meaningful and articulate way? Have you done the research necessary to understand the market and prove that the idea is valid?

Review your idea with Mentors.
2011-11-08, 12:00 AM


George Deeb
Managing Partner, Red Rocket Venture Partners

George Deeb is the Founder and Managing Partner of Red Rocket Venture Partners, a consulting, shared execution and financial advisory firm for startups. From 2009-2010, George was the CEO of MediaRecall, a B2B digital video services and technology business. George lead...

David Culver
Co-Founder, Adventerra

David Culver is the Co-Founder and Chief Collaboration Instigator of VentureSHOT, Chicago's Business Incubator and Strategic Growth Program. VentureSHOT also hosts the Funding Feeding Frenzy event series that connects entrepreneurs with Angel Investor...

Jeff Weber
Co-Founder & President, SnagPad

Jeff Weber is the founder of ZigaVite a web based sales engagement tool. He is also a co-founder and president of SnagPad a job search learning and management system. Weber was the founder of Technology Resource Center (TRC), which grew to be listed on the INC Magazine To...

Kevin Taylor
Startup Hackerpreneur and Advisor

Kevin is a startup advisor and a lecturer on technology entrepreneurship at DePaul University. He is also the co-owner of, an online event registration service. Previous to his current roles, he was the Founder of Obtiva, a 50 person Ruby on Rails development...

Joe Dwyer
Partner, Digital Intent / Founder Equity

Joe Dwyer is an investor, technologist, and serial entrepreneur. He is a partner at Digital Intent (, as well as a partner at Founder Equity Fund (, and teaches innovation and entrepreneurship courses at Kellogg School of Mana...

Ted Greene
Co-Founder, Old Willow Partners

Ted Greene currently serves as a CEO of Rainbo Sports and a Partner in Old Willow Partners. From 2003 - 2006 Mr. Greene was the founding CEO of Akoya, the leading provider of on-demand, cost intelligence software for Fortune 500 manufacturers. In 1994, Mr. Greene co-found...

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