Scheduled Meet-Ups

Saturday April 8, 2017  – Legal Considerations in starting a business

Our guest speakers, Howard Zaharoff and Amanda Philips, are both from Morse, Barnes-Brown and Pendleton. Click on each of their picture for a quick biography on each speaker.


  • What form of business: When do I need a formal LLC or a Corporation formed? What does it cost? What options are there (Delaware, etc.)
  • How do I protect my innovative product? Intellectual property, patents, what to do and when?
  • Handout: chart of LLC v C v S … & stages of IP and types

Fee: $10.00 Click Here to Register – continental breakfast served


Saturday May 13, 2017  – Market Segmentation- Product Branding & Positioning

By now, you know more about your market and your value to them. So, how do you plan market entry? Which segment? What’s your brand position (v. competition and your values)?

Fee: $10.00 Click Here to Register – continental breakfast served



Saturday June 10, 2017  – Obtaining funding: Different types and sources

  • Angel and SBA
  • Friends/Family
  • Crowdfunding
  • Venture Capital



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