THINGS ENTREPRENEURS DON'T KNOW THAT THEY SHOULD KNOW
THURSDAY APRIL 19th, 2012 6.30 – 8.30pm
30 Castro Ave, San Rafael, CA
• Cathy Taylor: Organization effectiveness for start-up businesses: avoiding risk and litigation issues through smart employment practices.
• Sandra Shepard, Esq.: Things to look for as a business owner in contracts and intellectual property, terms and agreements, sub-contractors, licensing, trademark and copyright issues.
Cathy Taylor SPHR, CFO has over 25 years experience in Human Resource Management and Organizational Effectiveness. She has worked for small start-ups to multi-national, publicly held companies, in the high tech, non-profit, education, retail and services sectors. She holds a BA in Business Administration and a professional certification as a Senior Professional in Human Resources. Read more >>
Sandra J. Shepard, Esq. is the founder of good solutions. She is a graduate of the University of California at San Diego, with a Masters in International Affairs from George Washington University and a Doctor of Laws cum laude from Hastings College of The Law. Sandy worked in the Business Affairs department at LucasArts Entertainment, and as counsel for Mindscape where she worked on hundreds of small to multi-million dollar deals, including securing licenses from Tom Clancy, Stephen King, American Greetings, National Geographic, Beatrix Potter, and Quicken. Read more >>
• General Admission: $10
• Venture Greenhouse Residents and Affiliates: Free
• Dominican Students, Alumni & Faculty: Free
The Venture Innovation Series - A collection of talks, panels and events with leading entrepreneurs, professionals and innovation thought leaders. This series is designed to support, educate, encourage and inspire business owners, students, faculty and the local community in entrepreneurial pursuits.
Venture Innovation Series Dates: Thursdays - April 5th, April 19th, May 3rd, *May 17th, June 7th, June 21st
Time: 6.30-8.30pm. *Time: 4.00-7.00pm