Mary Beth Kerrigan will be a Panelist at “Trends in the Funding Environment in New England” Event

On February 7th, corporate attorney Mary Beth Kerrigan will serve as a panelist for the panel "Trends in the Funding Environment in New England." The event will be hosted by The Startup Coalition and will be held at WeWork South Station from 6-8pm. The panel will cover how the funding environment has changed for startups …

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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 Clients Red Crow and MiRTLE Medical Featured in Forbes Article Regarding New Equity Crowdfunding Platform

MBBP clients Red Crow and MiRTLE Medical are featured in a Forbes article regarding Red Crow's new equity crowdfunding portal that will be launching in November.  The crowdfunding platform will feature "exclusive and professionally-vetted investment opportunities" for accredited and non-accredited investors. MiRTLE Medical will have one of the first featured investment opportunities. MiRTLE's product is …

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MBBP Partner Scott Bleier Featured in “Legal Outlook Q&A” Interview with LinkSquares

Firm corporate partner Scott Bleier was recently interviewed by LinkSquares, Inc., regarding his vast knowledge and experience as a "veteran startup lawyer".  Scott discussed various topics relating to startups, including the largest legal issues for early stage companies, the role of outside counsel for tech companies, and the biggest challenges surrounding customer agreements and contracts. Read the …

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Firm Client TechSandBox Launches Veterans’ Technology Entrepreneurship Program

Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton sponsored organization and client, TechSandBox, announced its partnership with MassDevelopment and the Massachusetts Technology Collaborative ("MassTech") in the launch of a new program for military veterans.  The Military Veteran Entrepreneurs in Technology program ("VET") is for veterans who are starting and growing new ventures in innovation-focused sectors and will provide support via …

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Highlights from MBBP Life Sciences Series Panel 2 – Laying the Foundation for Growth: Entity & Equity

On Wednesday June 22nd, the offices of Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton were filled with a crowd of people for a life sciences panel discussion on “Laying the Foundation for Growth: Entity & Equity.”  Esteemed panelists included Marc Cote, COO of Accellient; Jeffrey Solomon, Managing Shareholder of Katz Nannis + Solomon; and MBBP’s own John Hession …

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FAQ: How detailed should Board of Directors meetings’ minutes be?

Young entrepreneurs and corporate associates of emerging companies frequently ask: “How detailed should Board of Directors meetings’ minutes be?”  The short answer is: Do not delve into minutiae, other than precision for approval of equity issuances, option grants and material contracts. How much detail should you add that might give investors or acquirers cause for unnecessary …

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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 Upcoming Exclusive Event – The JOBS Act: What You and Your Company Need to Know

The Jumpstart our Business Startups Act, commonly referred to as the "JOBS Act," was signed into law in 2012 as a way to incentivize funding of United States emerging growth companies by easing various securities regulations. Please join MBBP and Marcum on Thursday, November 12, for a discussion on the new rules and the impact …

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MBBP Client Unshrinkit Named as Top 26 MassChallenge Finalist

MassChallenge has named MBBP Client Unshrinkit as one of 26 finalists for its 2015 Boston startup accelerator program. From the top 26, a panel of judges will award between 10 and 20 startups equity-free, non-dilutive grants of either $50,000 or $100,000. Congratulations Unshrinkit! For more information on the competition, please visit MassChallenge.