Starting Something: The Ups, Downs and Sideways Approaches to Starting Your New Venture


Suffolk University Law School
120 Tremont Street, 5th Floor Commons
Boston, MA
United States

Thursday, 18 July 2019 - 11:30am

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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.