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May 22, 2018
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Alpha Loft

You are a founder behind a new company with an energetic team and a unique business idea. While these are key components to growing a successful business, your next question likely revolves around how you are going to pay for it all. In the first year or two of a company, finding funding can be one of the founders’ top challenges. Furthermore, the funding that is accepted early on can have repercussions throughout the life of the company.

Join us as Matt Benson and Emily Bolton from Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson discuss what funding options exist for early-stage companies, what important considerations founders should be making before accepting such funding, and how early funding decisions can impact later investments.

Lunch will be provided.

About the Presenters:

Matthew Benson – Matt Benson is a corporate attorney and represents entrepreneurs of all types and at all stages of their businesses, from start-up to exit. In his work with startups, Matt has counseled his clients on a variety of corporate matters, including entity formation, obtaining angel round financing, venture capital or other debt and/or equity financing, contract issues, equity ownership matters, and exit strategy issues.

Emily Bolton – Emily Bolton is a corporate attorney at Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson. She advises entrepreneurial clients on a variety of business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt offerings, corporate governance, and trademarks.


There is limited seating for the event.  If you sign up, and then your plans change and you can no longer attend, please cancel your ticket so that others can sign up.