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In this podcast, Jeremy Glaser speaks with John Creelman about his journey as a veteran CFO and his experiences funding numerous successful companies in both the private and public markets.

MintzTech Connect Industry News - April 2018

April 12, 2018 | Article | By Daniel DeWolf, Samuel Asher Effron

This edition of TechConnect shows the depth and breadth of our coverage of Tech issues. We have included a podcast interview of Cliff Boro, a long-time friend and serial entrepreneur, who skillfully provides pointers to those seeking out capital from Angels and VCs. We also have two great articles in this issue: the first is about AI from the perspective of our patent professionals; the second is about privacy and how your company’s privacy policies can actually be a competitive advantage. Finally, we highlight Aphelion Path, a consulting shop based in Brooklyn that is helping emerging companies to accelerate growth and succeed.

MintzTech Connect Innovator Profile: Aphelion Path

April 12, 2018 | | By Daniel DeWolf, Samuel Asher Effron

Taking a start-up from idea to growth is the crucial step that can cause many founders to stumble and ultimately doom businesses to mediocrity. That’s why former operators at MakerBot, Zazzle, and Autonomous turned advisors to create the Aphelion Path Consulting Group.

John Sarkisian, founder of sports and lifestyle venture capital fund Motion Ventures, explains how he built and funded numerous companies in the real estate, restaurant, sports and technology industries and guides entrepreneurs on how to raise money and get successful exits in each of these varied industries.
Jon Sundt, Founder of Altegris, explains how he built one of the largest alternative investment advisory firms in the country and how he achieved a hugely successful exit.
Ken Cohen discusses how raising money for life sciences companies is different than for technology companies and gives entrepreneurs advice on how to finance and grow their life sciences company.
JD Davids of SmartMoney Startups explains how to identify and close the best venture fund for your company.
In this podcast, Cliff Boro, a serial entrepreneur and investor, shares his insights and experience to help entrepreneurs best position themselves to raise money from angels and venture capitalists.
In this podcast, Walt Tendler discusses the importance of having sophisticated financial advice when preparing your company for a financing and the challenges that entrepreneurs face when they fail to take care of the financial side of the house.
In this podcast, Carrie Stone discusses the importance of management in the financing process and how venture capitalists assess management teams prior to making an investment decision.
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MintzTech Innovator Profile: Simplexity

January 15, 2018 | Article | By Daniel DeWolf, Samuel Asher Effron

Simplexity Services is a San Diego, CA-based company offering back-office services for start-up entrepreneurs and for those who have closed seed or Series A financings. Simplexity helps de-risk and accelerate startups by applying systems science and solutions as building blocks for essential founder infrastructure, resulting in the business insights and deliverables which allow founders and their investors to sleep better at night.

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MintzTech Connect Industry News - January 2018

January 15, 2018 | Article | By Daniel DeWolf, Samuel Asher Effron

In this edition of MintzTech Connect, we discuss the benefits of a Series LLC; we highlight Simplexity, a wonderful back-office company based in San Diego; and we have included a fascinating article on cryptocurrencies which explains this new asset class that enables decentralized applications. Additionally, we highlight our new series of podcasts called From The Edge, which provides useful information for and about entrepreneurs.

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MintzTech Guest Article: Letter to Jamie Dimon and Anyone Still Struggling to Understand Cryptocurrencies
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Mintz Launches New From the Edge Podcast

January 15, 2018 | Article | By Daniel DeWolf, Samuel Asher Effron

Mintz Levin is excited to announce From the Edge, a podcast for and about entrepreneurs. In this series, Mintz attorneys who specialize in emerging companies speak with investors and entrepreneurs in the technology, biotech, and finance fields to explore the key strategies they used to build successful ventures. Featured industry leaders explain how they raised capital, built great management teams, achieved successful liquidity events, and more.

In this podcast, Charlie Silver, the founder of RealAge, a big data email marketing company, discusses how he turned his company around during the dotcom crash and successfully sold it to The Hearst Corporation.
In this podcast, David Taylor, the founder of CineForm, a digital media company that was successfully sold to GoPro, discusses how he built a successful company and the many challenges he faced along the way.
Jeremy Glaser speaks with George Kenney, Founder and Managing Director of Shepherd Ventures, about the challenges of raising venture capital and how to grab the attention of venture capitalists with your pitch deck and thirty second elevator pitch.

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Company “Branding” and the Benefits of Federal Trademark Registration

November 20, 2017 | Article | By Susan Neuberger Weller

Selecting and protecting your “brand” should begin from the very moment a business is in the process of being formed, whether that business is a sole proprietorship, partnership, corporation, limited liability company, or some other type of entity.
In this Podcast, Jeremy Glaser, Co-Chair of the Mintz Levin Venture Capital and Emerging Companies Practice, discusses with JD Davids, the Founder and Managing Partner of SmartMoney Startups, practical steps that entrepreneurs can take to identify, approach and close the best investors for their companies.

MintzEdge Perspective: Meet Mintz - Jeremy Glaser and Greg Chin (Mintz)

November 10, 2017 | Podcast | By Jeremy Glaser, Gregory Chin

Jeremy Glaser and Greg Chin give insights on what to expect on upcoming episodes of From the Edge and share some stories that explain how certain of their clients have achieved financial success and lessons learned along the way that would benefit any entrepreneur.

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