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Wednesday, September 28 • 13:00 - 16:00
FEATURED EVENT: Start like a Pro – How Good Startups Build Success

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Join McMillan LLP and Manning Elliott LLP for a series of short workshops focused on building the fundamentals of a successful startup.

Make the Most of your Advisors (and Save Money Doing It!)

Learn how to make the best use of your professional advisors, and find out what you can do to save money in the short and long term.

Lessons every Startup Needs to Know: Tales from the Trenches

Every startup hits its share of bumps in the road, as well as unexpected surprises and highlights. Join a panel of McMillan’s distinguished guests and get an insight into the lessons normally learned in hindsight. Panelists include Michael Gokturk, Founder & CEO of Payfirma, Ashiq Ahamed, CEO & Co-Founder of brewhound, Paul Leedham, Partner at Manning Elliot LLP, and Leo Raffin, Partner & Co-Chair, Capital Markets at McMillan LLP.

Roundtable Breakouts

Join one of our small-group breakout sessions to discuss specific topics facing startups.  Sign-up for these sessions will be at the event.  Our featured roundtables will be discussing:

  • Understanding Tech & IP – discuss how to identify and protect the value in your startup right from the get-go, as well as ongoing concerns related to anti-spam laws, privacy and cyber security.
  • Employment & Business Immigration – discuss what you need to know about being an employer, and how to manage cross-border employment and immigration issues.
  • Maximizing Available Cash Resources – discussion around government incentives including grants and tax credits, as well as financing considerations (debt vs. equity, etc.) for emerging technology companies.

Capacity: 80 people

WHY ATTEND: Experienced tech lawyers and accountants will be on hand to answer your questions. Learn information that is crucial to the success of your startup -- without paying the professionals for their time!

Event Partners

Wednesday September 28, 2016 13:00 - 16:00 PDT
McMillan LLP