Rich Honen (Phillips Lytle) Talks 30 Yrs. Educating Upstate NY about Venture Cap & Angel Investing

Jan 31, 2018, 11:00 PM – Feb 1, 2018, 2:00 AM

Pat’s Barn, Rensselaer Technology Park Campus, 100 Defreest Drive, Rensselaer, 12144

For 30+ years Rich Honen has educated Upstate NY on corporate law, venture capital and angel investing. As leader of the Venture Capital Practice Team at Phillips Lytle, and Partner in Charge of the firm’s Albany office, Rich is an early practitioner of nanotechnology law in Upstate NY, and provides counsel to a broad spectrum of firms from start-up to Fortune 50, and also lectures extensively.

In-person event

About this event

Since before entrepreneurship was considered "sexy", Rich Honen has been educating Upstate NY on corporate law, venture capital and angel investing. An acknowledged early practitioner of Nanotechnology law in Upstate NY, Rich perceived the need for startups to receive expert counsel - even when they were unable to afford it.

A highly regarded lecturer, Rich is known for his ability to make complex legal matters understandable; one of his most well-received topics is about Understanding Term Sheets. 

As leader of the Venture Capital Practice Team at Phillips Lytle, and Partner in Charge of the firm’s Albany office, Rich provides counsel to a broad spectrum of firms from start-up to Fortune 50.

Don't miss this chance to hear from one of our Region's experts!

TOPICS DISCUSSED WILL INCLUDE:

- Giving Away Free Advice - Why It Works

- Legal Issues Affecting Private Equity and Venture Backed Companies

- The Development of the Startup Ecosystem in the Capital Region before it became "Tech Valley"

- The Advent of Nanotechnology Law in Tech Valley

- Business Development - "How to Do It" **especially relevant for recent Law School Graduates

- How To Differentiate and Sell Yourself

- How to Bring in Business

- Tech Valley isn't Silicon Valley - and Why That's OK

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Speaker

  • Richard E. Honen

    Phillips Lytle

    Partner, Office Leader Albany, Canada

When

When

January 31 – February 1, 2018
11:00 PM – 2:00 AM UTC

Agenda

11:00 PMNetworking with Food + Cash Bar
12:00 AMFireside Chat with Rich + Q&A with Audience
1:00 AMNetworking + Cash Bar

Organizer

  • Patrice Perkins

    The Word Architect

    Chapter Director

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