San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
As your startup grows, you will need to consider what type of entity it should be. Come learn in the ins and outs of incorporation from the lawyers at WilmerHale, a law firm with a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of emerging companies and an education practice focused on higher education. The firm is also a leader in pro bono work, having handled several cases involving public schools.
You will learn:
- what types of entities exist and the benefits and drawbacks of each
- Massachusetts B corps, a new type of business entity with public benefit
- specific legal issues you need to consider as an ed tech startup
This class will be highly interactive and limited to 30 students to ensure that you have ample time to both interact with the instructors and your peers.
Food and soft drinks will be provided.
*Service providers are welcome to attend, but we have a strict no selling policy during classes.*
Meet The Instructors
Gary Schall is a counsel in the Corporate Practice Group. He joined the firm in 2012. Mr. Schall’s practice focuses on a wide range of corporate, financial and business management matters. He has represented top-tier venture capital firms, emerging growth companies, and private and public company clients in a variety of matters, including fund formation, securities compliance, governance, financing transactions, and complex mergers and acquisitions.
Wendell Taylor is a partner in the Corporate Practice Group, and a member of the Mergers and Acquisitions Practice Group. He joined the firm in 1995. Wendell serves on the firm's Hiring Committee, and is co-chair of the Diversity Committee. Wendell's practice focuses on domestic and international corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, venture capital financings, initial public offerings and continuing public company reporting requirements.
WilmerHale offers unparalleled legal representation across a comprehensive range of practice areas that are critical to the success of our clients. We practice at the very top of the legal profession and offer a cutting-edge blend of capabilities that enables us to handle deals and cases of any size and complexity. Today, businesses face greater scrutiny and more “bet the company” issues than ever before. With a practice unsurpassed in depth and scope by any other major firm, we have the ability to anticipate obstacles, seize opportunities and get the case resolved or the deal done—and the experience and know-how to prevent it from being undone.
When & Where
LearnLaunch Institute catalyzes a community that drives innovation to transform learning and increase achievement. Our education innovation ecosystem mobilizes educators, entrepreneurs, learners, investors, and industry affiliates. As a nonprofit, the Institute offers learning opportunities, supports services, and a school pilot network. We believe in expanding access to learning that is engaging, personalized, and effective. Edtech is a critical component of achieving this vision at scale. For more information, visit www.learnlaunch.org
LearnLaunch Institute is part of LearnLaunch, an organization dedicated to connecting, supporting, and growing greater Boston’s education technology ecosystem to drive innovation and transform learning.