Session 3: Legal Issues;
Founder's Journey at MIT
Thursday, January 25, 2018
6:00pm to 9:00pm, Room: 10-250
Part 1: Legal Issues
Identifying and dealing with legal issues in the Business Plan. Securities laws and the Business Plan- How to avoid Going to Jail without passing Go and without Collecting $200. Intellectual Property Law-Patents, Copyrights, Trademarks and Tradesecrets. Major hidden tax traps in starting a business-how to avoid generating phantom income and taxes.
General questions and answers on legal issues for the
entrepreneur - What you always wanted to know about the law but were afraid
to ask/pay for.
Reading: Read Articles from the Boston Business Journal "Starting Up" column:
Part 2: Founder's Journey at MIT
What road are you embarking upon in starting a company, and what obstacles threaten your success? What else and who else will you need?
In this session of Nuts and Bolts we will explore actual case histories of MIT startup teams.
- Habib Haddad, Director & Managing Partner, E14 Fund
- Owen Johnson, MIT EECS , CEO & Co-founder, Revival Brewing
- Jackie Khoury, MIT Sloan, COO & Co-founder, Brio Systems
- Chazz Sims, MIT EECS, CEO & Co-founder, Wise Systems
Read the "Surprising facts from "The Founder's Dilemmas" in the Course Reader The full article is at The Founder's Dilemna, HBR Article by Noam Wasserman.
Lecturer, MIT Media Arts and Sciences
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