Neda Shapourian, Brieanne Traube of Early Growth Financial Services, Lauren McCollom of Square Bank, and Josie Gomez of TriNet discussed key topics to scale your startup at Galvanize. The ladies discussed issues such as choosing the right legal entity for your business, opening a commercial banks account, the importance of collecting and showcasing financial data for your investors, and how to choose and compensate the right team of early hires.
Neda Shapourian, Sophie Alcorn of Alcorn Immigration Law, Brieanne Traube of Early Growth Financial Services, Brian Lee of First Republic Bank, and Gary Chang of Commonwealth FX discussed key topics to catapult the growth of your startup for Foreign Startups Mixer and Pitch at TechShop SF. They specifically discussed choosing the right legal entity for your business; key IP and contractual concerns for early-stage companies; the importance of collecting and showcasing financial data for your investors; fundraising via convertible notes or SAFEs; immigration tips for founders; and transferring funds from overseas parent companies into the States.
On October 21, 2017, ACBA and cannabis attorneys Neda Shapourian, Shabnam Malek, and Kimberly R. Simms presented a three-hour informative panel presentation on corporate formation, intellectual property, and regulatory/compliance issues specific to the cannabis space at The San Diego Bar Association.