Hosted by: Center for Research Innovation
Sponsored by: Goodwin Procter
Ken Gordon, Partner, Goodwin Procter
Bill Schnoor, Partner, Goodwin Procter
Our final breakfast session takes us to Founder’s Workbench, an innovative model of support to entrepreneurs, brought to you by the Technology Companies Group at Goodwin Procter, LLP. As part of their ongoing commitment to start-ups, emerging companies and the entrepreneurial community, they are providing access to critical forms, memoranda, best practices and other resources to enable capital efficient company formation.
The Technology Companies Group is a focused team of 160 lawyers who provide dedicated representation to over 500 technology and life sciences companies and 200 venture capital and private equity firms. Goodwin Proctor takes pride in understanding our clients’ businesses and sharing their entrepreneurial spirit and drive. They counsel emerging companies on formation matters, venture financings, intellectual property transactions, employment matters, M&A transactions and IPOs, and have been recognized as one of the leading venture capital law firms by independent publications such as Chambers and Private Equity Analyst.
Ken Gordon, a partner in Goodwin Procter’s Corporate and Technology Companies Groups, has more than 19 years of experience representing privately held and publicly traded companies, investment banks, venture capital firms, and emerging and public growth companies. Mr. Gordon concentrates his practice in the areas of general corporate representation, corporate finance and acquisitions.
Bill Schnoor, a partner and co-chair of the firm’s Technology Companies Group and one of the leaders of Goodwin Procter’s interdisciplinary practice focusing on investments in alternative energy and clean technologies, concentrates in the areas of business and securities law, private equity and acquisitions. He joined Goodwin Procter in 2005, after a 21-year career with Testa, Hurwitz & Thibeault, LLP.
Breakfast of Champions: Protecting Your Intellectual Property 7:30 – 9:30am 988 Renaissance Park
Entrepreneurship Networking Lunch: Cross Disciplinary Development 12:00 – 1:00pm 988 Renaissance Park
Breakfast of Champions: Venture Funding7:30 – 9:30am 988 Renaissance Park
CRI Open House and Pizza Party 11:00 am – 1:00pm 900 Renaissance Park
Innovative Platforms to Build Capacity for Social Enterprises and Nonprofits5:30 – 7:30pm10 Behrakis Hall
Diverse Paths to Entrepreneurship5:30 – 8:30pmRaytheon Ampitheater, Egan Science Center
Restauranteur Extraordinaire6:00 – 7:00pm103 Churchill Hall
Breakfast of Champions: Lean Prototyping for Start-Ups7:30 – 9:30am988 Renaissance Park
Entrepreneurship Networking Lunch: Corporate Formation for Start-Ups12:00 – 1:00pm988 Renaissance Park
Investor Insights6:00 – 7:30pm10 Behrakis Hall
Breakfast of Champions: Government-Sponsored Innovation 7:30 – 9:30am988 Renaissance Park
Inspire, Translate, Accelerate!
Building Northeastern’s Entrepreneurial Eco-System
CRI Reception 6:15 – 8:30pmWest Village, F20