Session 3: Founder's Journey at MIT;
Tuesday, January 19, 2021
6:00pm to 9:00pm Eastern Time, Room: Virtual - Zoom
Part 1: 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? These are the themes that are explored by Ken Zolot in the MIT seminar "The Founder's Journey".
In this session of Nuts and Bolts we will explore actual case histories of MIT startup teams with a panel of Founders.
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.
Senior Lecturer, MIT School of Engineering
Read Ken's Bio Here
Video of Presentation:
No Slides Available
Part 2: 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: