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Nuts and Bolts of New Ventures - 2018
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Session 1 - Tuesday 1/23/18
Session 2 - Wed 1/24/18
Session 3 - Thurs 1/25/18
Session 4 - Tues 1/30/18
Session 5 - Wed 1/31/18
Session 6 - Thurs 2/1/18
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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: Speaker:
Joe Hadzima
Video of Presentation:   
Presentation Slides:    Legal Issues for Entrepreneurs

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.

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.

Joost Bonsen
Lecturer, MIT Media Arts and Sciences
Maximzing Progress Blog

Video of Presentation:   
Presentation Slides:    Founder Journeys..



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