Early-Stage Life Science Financing: Event Recap

By: Erin Bryan On Thursday, March 30th, MBBP kicked off an Innovations in Life Sciences event at the Cambridge Innovation Center by hosting a panel entitled "Money and Molecules: Early-Stage Life Science Financing". The panel included Jeffrey Arnold, President & CEO of Arnold Strategies, LLC; Timothy Sullivan, Partner at Aju IB Investment; John Tagliamonte who serves …

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Early-Stage Life Science Financing Event – March 30

Don't miss our next event, Money and Molecules: Early-Stage Life Science Financing, on Thursday, March 30 from 3:30-5pm at the Cambridge Innovation Center. Moderated by corporate attorney John Hession, a panel of experts will discuss the current complex financing environment for early-stage life science companies. Among other topics, the panel discussion will include: Formulate a …

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MBBP Welcomes New Attorneys to the Team

            Morse, Barnes-Brown, and Pendleton has welcomed three new attorneys: Joshua H. Watson, William R. Schmidt II, and Kelly L. Hinkel. Josh and Kelly have become members of the Corporate Practice group, while Bill has joined the Patent Practice group. Josh is an experienced private funds attorney and has joined the Corporate …

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MBBP Partner Joseph Martinez Participating in MIT Enterprise Forum’s Spring Start Smart Class

Corporate partner Joseph Martinez will take part in MIT Enterprise Forum's (MITEF) Spring Start Smart Class, which will run from May 23-June 20.  He will appear as a Guest Speaker during the third class, which will focus on legal issues for startups.  Specifically, Martinez will discuss the employment, financing, and intellectual property legal issues facing startups. MITEF's …

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PEVC Committee Chair to attend ABA Business Law Section Conference

This week Attorney Jon Gworek, chair of the ABA Private Equity and Venture Capital Committee, is off to Montreal for the 2016 Business Law Section Spring Meeting. The Business Law Section of the American Bar Association includes over fifty committees with the PEVC being the fifth largest. Throughout this conference, the PEVC Committee has a …

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Fenway Summer Ventures Leads Financing in StreetShares

Congratulations to our client Fenway Summer Ventures for leading a Series A financing in StreetShares. Endeavor Equity Holding and Pivot Investments also participated in the initial $4.5 million Series A closing. Led by co-founders Mark Rockefeller and Mickey Konson, StreetShares brings together business owners in search of funding and investors looking for both financial and social returns. The online …

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VC Event: Join Us For A Review of 2015 and A Look Forward to 2016

On Thursday, February 4th MBBP will be hosting a distinguished panel of angel investors and entrepreneurs.  The topic of this discussion will be “Series A Venture Capital Financing: A Review of 2015 and A Look Forward to 2016”. The panel will include: Panelists: Vin Fabiani, Partner, HLM Venture Partners   David Jegen, Partner, F-Prime Capital Dan Powdermaker, Angel Investor, Launchpad Venture Group …

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Stories from Formation to Exit – One Week from TODAY!

Join TiE-Boston serial entrepreneurs Deepak Taneja and Gaugarin Oliver for a fireside chat as they discuss the life cycles of their companies from formation to acquisition. Hear two success stories; get two perspectives. One entrepreneur raised venture capital and the other grew his company organically. One offered a IT security solution and the other a marketing …

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MBBP Client Valeritas Files IPO

On February 12, 2015, MBBP client Valeritas, Inc., a medical technology company focused on the development and commercialization of innovative drug delivery solutions, filed for a $90 million IPO. The filing with the SEC arrives one week after insulin pump maker Asante Solutions postponed its proposed $49 million offering. Valeritas markets a disposable device that …

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MBBP’s Carl Barnes on Panel for Boston University Law School Symposium: The Legal Challenges of Funding Startups

Carl Barnes will be a panelist at a symposium presented by the Boston University School of Law Review of Banking and Financial Law on Friday, February 27, 2015. The symposium will bring together legal scholars and practicing lawyers to discuss key financial issues that startup companies face, including crowdfunding, startup financing, and the tension between state and federal …

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