Start Smart: Business Formation Seminar and Workshop
Thursday, February 5, 2015
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
University of Pittsburgh, Barco Law Building, Room 111
Presenter: David Lehman, K&L Gates
This seminar will cover the basic legal issues involved in Entity
Formation, including founder arrangements, founder employment
arrangements, splitting the founder's equity pie, founder agreements and
The seminar will be followed by a workshop where startups that are pre-company formation will have the chance to meet with law students who will develop a 'roadmap' covering recommended structure, operating agreement and other formation issues.*
*Startups interested in participating in the workshop should contact, firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Law students interested in participating in the workshop should contact, SAD111@pitt.edu.
The Carnegie Mellon Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship
The Center works with its partners to serve the entire CMU community—departments, colleges, centers and campuses—to help bring research innovations and promising ideas to the global marketplace. It helps all entrepreneurial students, faculty, staff and alumni tap into the 'innovation ecosystem.'
Programs for the 2014-2015 academic year:
Project Olympus PROBE Projects for students, faculy and alumni
The Innovation Scholars Program for entrepreneurial undergraduates
The James R. Swartz Entrepreneurial Fellows Program for graduate students
The CMU I-Corps Site for selected entrepreneurial teams
CONNECTS workshops for the CMU community
Inside-Out Commercialization Workshops for faculty, postdocs and senior graduate students