Tag: Legal

The Privilege to Shadow

Most legal internships expose interns to only one side of the legal field, as their work days are typically spent doing office work in a cubicle. Although much can be learned through performing tasks such as legal research or document creation, one can only garner an in-depth look at the day to day life of…

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Hailey Serna

All Things Data

During week 6 of Summer Venture Program, Jack Steele and Kyle Glover from Pierce Atwood LLP, a sponsor of the Summer Venture Program, spoke to our entrepreneurs about all things data (that is, the legality of data). Kyle begun his talk with a simple question, “What is one way you use data?” Our participants shared…

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Hailey Serna

Week 6: Summer Venture Program 2018

Week 6 of the Summer Venture Program was all about the legal matters of running a business. With the help of our sponsor Pierce Atwood LLP, our entrepreneurs had all of their legal concerns addressed and put to ease. Before delving into our lunch and learn with Pierce Atwood, our teams shared their midpoint updates—recapping…

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Emily Denoble

Self-Reflection

Have you ever felt at home while at work? Before working at the Blank Center, this was an unfamiliar concept to me. Today, I know exactly how it feels. I am incredibly fortunate to have spent four years working in the entrepreneurship center of America’s top-ranked school for entrepreneurship. Throughout my time here, I have…

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Ziyan Liu

Week 5: Summer Venture Program 2017

Time flies when you are crazy busy. We are already halfway through the Summer Venture Program! Our ventures are constantly making connections. On Monday, June 19, we had Jill Becker, a scientist and tech entrepreneur specializing in product commercialization and new market initiatives, hold office hours for our entrepreneurs. Dr. Becker thinks that for any…

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Emily Denoble

How 2 Understand Investor Agreements: A Play in 3 Acts

For our final How 2 Tuesday of the academic year, the Blank Center invited law firm Morgan Lewis to explain the basics of angel and venture capital investor agreements. Morgan Lewis provides invaluable services to emerging businesses and is a generous sponsor of the Blank Center. The creative presentation was titled “Angel Financing: A Play…

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Sentencing at the Courthouse

I recently had the opportunity to attend a sentencing at the Boston Courthouse for a case that the SEC brought against a local Investment Adviser. Daniel Thibeault, graduate of HBS was the co-portfolio manager and CEO of a collection of companies including Graduate Leverage Beyond Income Fund (GL). GL is a mutual fund that targeted individuals who were…

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Antonette Ho

How 2 Make Sure You Don’t Get Sued

The following post is from Yushan Lou ’18, a Butler Venture Accelerator team member. Earlier this month, we were honored to have Jack Steele from Pierce Atwood LLP, a premier law firm with a catalyst team that consists of experienced business advisors, host How 2 Make Sure You Don’t Get Sued. Experienced with helping entrepreneurs…

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