Scott Bleier and VC Financing Subcommittee Hosting Panel at ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting 2019

At the March 2019 ABA Business Law Section Spring Meeting in Vancouver, co-chairs of the Venture Capital Financing Subcommittee, Scott Bleier of MBBP and Joshua Geffon of Stradling, will host a panel discussion on recent developments impacting incubators and accelerators. The panel will include Kyle Lavender of LaBarge Weinstein, Judy Mahan of Cal Poly SLO Incubator, Tim Poydenis of …

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MBBP Represents Hyperplane Venture Capital in Connection with Investment in Cambridge-Based Startup Modulate

Cambridge-based startup Modulate raised a $2 million seed financing round co-led by 2Enable Partners and MBBP client Hyperplane Venture Capital. Modulate produces voice features for digital characters in video games and online experiences and gives users the freedom to sound however they want. A MBBP team led by Mike Jabbawy represented Hyperplane Venture Capital in …

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John Hession Interviewed by Radio Entrepreneurs

The Radio Entrepreneurs, a show that provides advice, information and connections for entrepreneurs, service providers and established companies, interviewed corporate partner John Hession. Among the topics John discussed are the strong startup ecosystem in Boston and his approach to representing startup companies. View a video clip, as well as the full audio interview: Radio Entrepreneurs Interviews John …

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Mary Beth Kerrigan Speaking on Startup Coalition Panel about Funding Environment in New England

Corporate attorney Mary Beth Kerrigan will be a panelist for The Startup Coalition's event Funding Environment in New England. The panel will be held on Wednesday, February 13 at 6pm at WeWork. Panelists will discuss the changes in the funding environment in New England and: the alternative forms of funding that have gained traction in …

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Jon Gworek Interviewed in Boston Globe About the Future of Boston’s Tech Scene

Corporate and startup attorney Jon Gworek took part in a discussion in a group text message exchange with Boston Globe correspondent Scott Kirsner about the current and future Boston tech startup scene. Other participants included investors, entrepreneurs and recruiters. The group discussed the impact of the recent stock market drops, potential IPOs and other notable events to come …

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Scott Bleier Speaking at TiE ScaleUp Intro to Venture Capital

Corporate attorney Scott Bleier will speak to the company participants of the current TiE ScaleUp Cohort on Monday, December 3. TiE ScaleUp helps "Seed to Series A" companies overcome typical barriers to growth by helping them to optimize their strategic positioning, operations, sales, and competitive advantage. TiE offers a vibrant community of serial entrepreneurs, thought …

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Recent Growth in the Boston Area Life Sciences Ecosystem

The life sciences ecosystem in Boston is flourishing at a prolific pace. Boston is the mecca of strong universities coupled with some of the top teaching hospitals in the country, producing imaginative, intelligent individuals with science and medical backgrounds. These researchers and entrepreneurs are driven to launch the latest groundbreaking ideas and devices to fight …

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Mike Jabbawy Speaking on Shoobx Drive Conference Startup Panel

At the Shoobx Drive Conference for Startups on November 8, emerging company and technology attorney Mike Jabbawy will participate on the panel Keeping Your Startup Operations Running Smoothly. Mike will talk with Jules Pieri, Founder and CEO of The Grommet, and Chris Comparato, CEO of Toast, and Johnnie Walker of TempCFO about what it takes to …

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Scott Bleier Moderating Webinar on Diversity and Impact Investing

Corporate attorney Scott Bleier will moderate the Northeast Clean Energy Council (NECEC) webinar Diversity and Impact: Key Drivers for Economic Growth, as part of the NECEC's Investor and Corporate Partner Readiness Webinar Series. The webinar will be held on Friday, October 12, and the panel will discuss the amount of impact that diversity can have …

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Electric Car Charging Company, SparkCharge, Wins $1 Million Grand Prize at Startup Competition

MBBP client SparkCharge won a $1 million grand prize at this year's 43North startup competition in Buffalo, NY. SparkCharge developed portable charging solutions for electric vehicles, ending range anxiety for electric car owners. This year's 43North competition had 485 applicants, with 10 startups ultimately pitching at the finals. With the earnings, it plans to hire more …

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