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Meyer Law: Summer Sunshine

The sun is shining and there’s a lot going on in the Chicago and Colorado technology communities! Get out and about and check out what we’re up to below!

An Exciting Launch, Startup Week Panels and an Awesome New Office

If you haven’t already heard, we launched a new website which includes a Founder’s Corner with information and tips for technology companies.  Check it out here!  I had a great time speaking at Boulder Startup Week and Longmont Startup Week, highlighting the mistakes startups often make such as failing to get a founder’s agreement in place and not protecting intellectual property. We also moved our Denver office to WeWork LoHi and we absolutely love it!  Enjoy the sunny blue skies and warm weather this summer!  Hope to see you around!

– Tricia Meyer, Founder + Managing Attorney, Meyer Law

Incredible Recognition as a Top Technology Lawyer! 

Our Founder, Tricia Meyer, was selected as an Emerging Lawyer for both Computer & Technology Law and Business Law for the second year in a row! Emerging Lawyers account for less than two percent of Illinois attorneys and are recommended by the state’s top attorneys as lawyers that will most likely lead the profession in the coming years. Tricia was chosen as only one of ten lawyers in Computer & Technology Law and is truly honored to be selected and recognized!  Read more about it here.

SBAC Venture Pitch Session

Check out the next SBAC Venture Pitch Session on Thursday June 23rd from 6-9pm at Level Office at 73 W. Monroe in Chicago. Abode, Real Day Options and NextMe will pitch their businesses in front of a prestigious panel of judges. Enjoy appetizers, drinks and networking and keynote speaker, Andrew Siegal. Register here.

Meet Advisors: Startup Stories Series

In Meet Advisors Startup Stories series, Tricia Meyer connects viewers with the brightest, most dynamic entrepreneurs in the business. Through compelling stories of personal triumphs, business breakthroughs and strategic advice, this series highlights the entrepreneurs that inspire us to take the risks necessary to turn our passion into reality.  Subscribe here.

Nothing matters more than customers!  More great advice here from Troy Henikoff, Managing Director at Techstars – Chicago and MATH Venture Partners.

Do you have a business and a babe?  You should know about Jill Salzman and The Founding Moms! Check out the interview here.

Communication with your team is a must.  Get more helpful advice here from ADSHIFT Co-Founder, Richard Bray.

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Entrepreneurs + Startups:

Starting a business and not sure where to start?  Request a roadmap here.

Check out our fixed fee packages for startups here.

Our next webinar is on June 28th: Avoiding Developer Disasters.  Sign up here.

Latest Blogs:

Read Meyer Law’s latest blog: How to Save Yourself From a Co-Founder Disaster.

Read our Founder, Tricia Meyer’s latest blog: Employee By Day, Entrepreneur By Night: How to Start a Business While Working Your Day Job.

Upcoming Events:

Here’s what we’re up to and we hope to see you there!

Webinar: Avoiding Developer Disasters
10:00 am (cst)
June 28, 2016
Register for free here.

Office Hours for 1871 members
10:00 am (cst) -12:00 pm (cst)
July 12, 2016
1871, Chicago, IL

Lunch & Learn @ WeWork LoHi
12:00 pm (mst)
July 13, 2016
WeWork, Denver, CO

Workshop: Avoiding Legal Disasters
9:30 am (cst) -11:00 pm (cst)
July 15, 2016
1871, Chicago, IL

Visit our Events Page to stay up-to-date on Meyer Law’s upcoming events.

We’ve Been Helping:

~a well-known, established food company with a trademark search and prepared and filed the trademark application.

~a new startup with restricted interest agreements and service agreements.

~an emerging growth company that recently received funding with a Stock Plan and related agreements.

~a fortune500 negotiate strict terms with a vendor related to the Gramm-Leach-Bliley Act.

What Some of Our Clients Have Been Up To:

~Bravo to our client, ConceptDrop, for raising $1.1 million!! If you need a powerpoint presentation, check out ConceptDrop here.

~A big congrats to ConceptDrop for being named to the latest class of 500Startups! Way to go!

~The fabulous Founding Moms launched the Founding Moms Community!
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