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.

Outsourcing, Partners and Suppliers

Fall 2011 Chicago Semester

What should you outsource, and what do you need to do in-house? How to segment the vendors that you need? What vendors do you need right when you start, and what vendors will you need as you grow? How do you recruit and select the important vendors? What are tips and tricks to manage vendors in order to ensure a consistent level of quality? How do you fire and replace under-performing vendors? What are common mistakes made when dealing with vendors?

Goal:
Develop a process to select key vendors.

Date:
2012-01-10, 12:00 AM

Mentors


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Don Bora
Principal Technology/Owner and Co-Founder, Eight Bit Studios

My name is Don Bora and I am the technology principal, and co-founder of Eight Bit Studios, an all cylinders digital agency located on the north side of Chicago. In the past, I have founded Kiwi Internet Group and have worked in investment banking (UBS and Bank of Americ...

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Aditya Nath
CEO, Nexvu APM

Aditya (Eddie) Nath is CEO of Nexvu APM, LLC - a company focused on delivering innovative and breakthrough technology solutions for the Retail industry helping them deliver amazing in-store customer experiences. He is a serial entrepreneur with several successful globa...

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David Culver
Co-Founder, Forward Momentum

David Culver is the Co-Founder and Chief Collaboration Instigator of VentureSHOT, Chicago's "High Energy" Entrepreneur Collaboration Center & Business Incubator. www.VentureSHOT.com VentureSHOT also hosts the Funding Feeding Frenzy event series that connects entrepreneur...

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