Category: founders

First Time Entrepreneur Workshop – Saturday September 15th!

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Crowley Corporate Legal Strategy and the LA Venture Association (LAVA) are pleased to announce the next First Time Entrepreneur training program. The program is open to entrepreneurs that are starting companies in areas that are likely to draw venture capital investment. The program is not open to service providers.

During the five hour program, you will learn how to:

  • Determine the value of your company
  • Put together a capitalization table
  • Understand how VCs screen potential investments
  • Understand the differences between trademarks, copyrights and patents and when you need them
  • Choose and work with co-founders
  • Network at startup events — the right way

Julie Pantiskas of Pasadena Angels will also be the guest investor speaker.

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For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: https://www.lava.org/events/first-time-entrepreneur-workshop-1

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Volunteering at the Downtown Women’s Center

How wonderful to see so many friendly faces at our quarterly volunteering event at the Downtown Women’s Center last night. Thank you to the DWC Community Engagement Coordinator, Lauren, and our Kitchen Leader for the night, Suzanne.

We cooked basil chicken pasta, a mixed salad and 2 huge bowls of fruit salad for the ladies to enjoy for lunch today.

Startup Grind’s Fireside Chat with President & CMO of WeTransfer – Damian Bradfield

Great Startup Grind event last night at Luma Launch with the President & CMO of WeTransfer, Damian Bradfield.

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LAVA – Los Angeles VC Panel

Thank you to the LA Venture Association (LAVA) for hosting the Los Angeles VC Panel and LAVA Annual Membership Meeting last week.

 

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ENTREPRENEUR WORKSHOP

Join us on Saturday September 15th for our next First Time Entrepreneur workshop!

The program is open to entrepreneurs that are starting companies in areas that are likely to draw venture capital investment. (The workshop is not applicable to service providers).

TICKETS: https://www.lava.org/events/first-time-entrepreneur-workshop-1

During the workshop you will learn how to:

  • Determine the value of your company
  • Put together a capitalization table
  • Understand how VCs screen potential investments
  • Understand the differences between trademarks, copyrights and patents and when you need them
  • Work with co-founders
  • Network at startup events — the right way

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May 5th, 2018: First Time Entrepreneur Workshop

Missed this year’s first FTE Workshop? Then, join us Saturday, May 5th for our spring session!

The program is open to entrepreneurs that are starting companies in areas that are likely to draw venture capital investment. (The workshop is not applicable to service providers.) Click here to RSVP 

During our five hour program (runs from 10am – 3pm), you will learn how to:

  • Determine the value of your company
  • Put together a capitalization table
  • Understand how VCs screen potential investments
  • Understand the differences between trademarks, copyrights and patents and when you need them
  • Choose co-founders
  • Network at startup events — the right way

The program will be taught by LAVA board members and veterans of the venture space. The program is generously sponsored by Crowley Corporate Legal Strategy.

LAVA Members are free;  non-members $50. LAVA members will receive first preference, but membership is not necessary to be accepted.

Top 10 Legal Mistakes of Startups and How to Avoid Them

Had a great workshop alongside Justin Hughes, Professor of Law, Loyola Law School; and Shannon Trevino, Business Law Practicum Director, Loyola Law School. We shared our insights on the”Top 10 Legal Mistakes of Startups and How to Avoid Them” with the to Loyola Marymount University entrepreneurship students. Thank you to Professor David Y Choi for organizing the event!

Photograph provided by: Shannon Trevino