MBBP Attorney Co-Founds The Startup Coalition

MBBP Partner Mike Cavaretta is pleased to announce that he has co-founded The Startup Coalition, a group of seasoned business professionals serving as a resource to the Boston-area startup community, with offices at WeWork South Station in Boston. Members of The Startup Coalition represent a variety of service industries, and collectively cover virtually all of …

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MBBP to Sponsor Upcoming 2015 MITEF Cambridge Beantown Throwdown

MBBP is proud to sponsor Beantown Throwdown, taking place at District Hall on Friday, October 9th. Organized by the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) of Cambridge, the Beantown Throwdown will feature teams representing Babson College, Berklee College of Music, Boston College, Boston University, Harvard University, MIT, Northeastern University, UMass Lowell and Wentworth Institute of Technology, with …

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MBBP’s Daniele Ouellette Levy to Discuss Startup Setup: Taxes, Employment Laws, Corporate Structure and More.

MBBP Attorney Daniele Ouellette Levy will present at TechSandBox’s upcoming event "Startup Setup: taxes, employment laws, corporate structure and more" on Thursday, October 1st from 6:00pm to 8:00pm. For more information, please feel free to contact Daniele Ouellette Levy directly.  

MBBP’s Joe Martinez Elected to MITEF Board

MBBP Corporate attorney Joe Martinez has been elected to the MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge Board of Directors. Joe takes over a seat formerly held by MBBP's Jon Gworek, a longtime participant in MITEF. The mission of the MIT Enterprise Forum is to inform, connect, and coach technology entrepreneurs—enabling them to rapidly transform ideas into …

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MBBP’s Joe Martinez to Discuss Fundamentals of Raising Start-Up Capital Through the Internet – Upcoming MCLE Program

MBBP Corporate Attorney Joseph R. Martinez will be among the faculty presenting at MCLE New England‘s upcoming program “Fundamentals of Raising Start-Up Capital Through the Internet” on Thursday, June 18th from 8:00 am to 12:00 pm. In this new program, leading practitioners in the field will analyze the legal and business points of internet-based fundraising in a small, highly-focused, …

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MBBP Client OtoSense Earns Top Award at GSMA Global Mobile Awards

MBBP client OtoSense, a Cambridge-based start-up, has recently been recognized for its sound recognition technology. The company has developed an app that enables hearing impaired end users to select various traditional sounds such as bells, alarms, timers, etc. that occur within an everyday environment and then identify such sounds as they occur and alert the end user via non-acoustic means …

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MBBP Welcomes New Member John Hession

MBBP is pleased to announce that veteran venture capital, technology, and life sciences attorney John Hession has joined the firm as a Member. John represents emerging-growth companies in the medical device, life sciences, software and digital media fields, as well as angels and venture capital funds in the investment process in these areas. His practice includes both start-up and …

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MBBP’s Chip Wry Featured in Latest Edition of Business Entities

Thomson Reuters has published an article written by MBBP's Chip Wry in its November/December issue of Business Entities.  Chip’s article, entitled Tax Consequences of Issuing Convertible Notes for a Start-Up LLC, considers certain negative tax aspects of a start-up LLC’s use of convertible notes to raise seed financing.   The full article can be read here. For any questions …

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MBBP Supports MA Colleges and Universities in MITEF ‘Beantown Throwdown’

MBBP joins MIT Enterprise Forum of Cambridge and CHEN PR in hosting the upcoming Beantown Throwdown in November.  Students from top colleges and universities in Massachusetts will pitch off their innovative ideas for start-up companies.  Students representing Babson, Berklee, Boston University, Boston College, Harvard, MIT, UMass Lowell, Northeastern and Wentworth will have 3 minutes to present their ideas to attendees …

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Is Boston the new Cambridge for Tech Companies?

By: Scott Bleier Blessed with two world-class research universities in Harvard and MIT and the annual parade of newly minted PhD’s and MBAs walking through their doors with dreams of entrepreneurship, Cambridge has long been the epicenter of the technology company/start-up community in the Greater Boston metropolitan area. However, according to recent statistics, the local …

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