In this discussion, you will learn about how to hone your business concept, finance your project, and avoid pitfalls such as ownership and employment issues. You will also learn how to obtain information about protecting your intellectual property. Come listen to stories of two successful, minority-owned small businesses making a difference in and around Boston! Lunch is included. Speakers: Professor Loletta Darden, Director, Intellectual Property and Innovation Clinic — Suffolk University Law School (moderator); TJ Douglas, Owner, General Manager and Buyer — The Urban Grape; and Francisco Marriott, Cofounder and CFO — PlaceMe.