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2022

Sep

28

5 IP Mistakes to Avoid

The Commons on Champa, Champa Street, Denver, CO

09:00 AM to 10:30 AM

Join us for a hybrid Power Hours. Both virtual and in person guests are welcome!


Many early stage companies make the mistake of not getting the proper legal protections in place early on and don't realize that they have jeopardized their intellectual property rights. Whether you are building a new product or scaling a tech company, there are key considerations to keep in mind and protections to put in place to safeguard your intellectual property and brand. Intellectual property is one of the most valuable assets of your business and protecting it is key. Tricia Meyer from Meyer Law will share insights and tips to help you better understand how you should be protecting your intellectual property.


Benefits of attending:

  • Learn about common intellectual property disasters and how to prevent them
  • Learn how to protect your intellectual property with contracts, trademarks and copyrights
  • Understand best practices to protect your intellectual property

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2022

Oct

05

Starting Your Business in the City & County of Denver

The Commons on Champa, Champa Street, Denver, CO

12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

Whether you are looking to start a new business or grow an existing business, Denver Economic Development & Opportunity (DEDO) has resources and support to help! In this inter-active session, we will discuss:

  • The “Nuts & Bolts” of Starting Up!
  • Navigating Regulatory Requirements
  • Incentives & Support
  • Business Advising & Education
  • Local Resources

Join us for an open dialogue and get your Frequently Asked Questions answered as you prepare for

successful business ownership…we want to see you thrive!


Denver Economic Development & Opportunity works to ensure an inclusive and innovative economy for all Denver residents, businesses, and neighborhoods.

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2022

Oct

12

Fundraising: Preparing your Business for Investment

The Commons on Champa, Champa Street, Denver, CO

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

If you are like most startups, then you may be looking for funding to get you to the next level. Getting investment often takes longer than what you may expect. Don't slow down the process once you receive interest from an investor. It's important to get everything in order before seeking funding. Tricia Meyer and Melody Ashby from Meyer Law, Ltd. will walk you through the legal considerations you should take into account to prepare for investment from corporate governance, founder's agreements, contracts, intellectual property protections and privacy considerations.


Benefits of attending:

  • Learn what you need to do to prepare for fundraising and due diligence
  • Discuss entity considerations and related documents
  • Learn about contract best practices
  • Learn about the importance of disclosing risks
  • Learn about the various ways to raise money

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2022

Oct

19

THE NUTS & BOLTS OF STARTING A BUSINESS IN THE CITY & COUNTY OF DENVER

Online Event, Denver, CO

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Starting a business can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be! In this one-hour online workshop, our business development team will walk you through the basic regulatory requirements in addition to reviewing local resources available to you.

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2022

Oct

26

Power Hour: Building a Culture of (Safe) Feedback

The Commons on Champa, Champa Street, Denver, CO

12:00 PM to 01:30 PM

Do you want to increase innovation, accuracy, collective team intelligence, productivity, and/or profit for your start-up? Then increase feedback in your operations!

Come to our Power Hour to (1) learn how feedback impacts team culture, (2) identify your own common reactions to feedback & how to move through personal blockers, and (3) practice a simple framework for giving feedback that your whole team can use as a shared tool. Presented by Fireheart Coaching & Consulting LLC whose mission is to help start-ups build and scale an authentic, kickass culture.

Lunch will be provided by The Commons on a first come first served basis. Register now!

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2022

Nov

16

THE NUTS & BOLTS OF STARTING A BUSINESS IN THE CITY & COUNTY OF DENVER

Online Event, Denver, CO

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Starting a business can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be! In this one-hour online workshop, our business development team will walk you through the basic regulatory requirements in addition to reviewing local resources available to you.

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2022

Nov

16

Get it in Writing: Contracts for your Business

The Commons on Champa, Champa Street, Denver, CO

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Every scaling company needs contractors to protect their business and structure their relationships with co-founders, investors, employees, contractors, strategic partners and end users. Learn how to set yourself up to succeed and understand the roles and uses of contracts in your business. Tricia Meyer from Meyer Law will guide you through the contracts needed for your startup, how to negotiate terms, best practices and necessary protections to keep in mind while launching and growing your startup.


Benefits of attending:

  • Learn about contracts needed for early stage companies
  • Get an understanding of key clauses and common missteps
  • Learn how to prevent contract disputes
  • Provide negotiation tips and best practices

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2022

Dec

14

THE NUTS & BOLTS OF STARTING A BUSINESS IN THE CITY & COUNTY OF DENVER

Online Event, Denver, CO

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM

Starting a business can be overwhelming, but it doesn't have to be! In this one-hour online workshop, our business development team will walk you through the basic regulatory requirements in addition to reviewing local resources available to you.

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2022

Dec

14

Scale Your Business to Success

The Commons on Champa, Champa Street, Denver, CO

11:00 AM to 12:30 PM

Growing a busines isn't easy and you will run into several roadblocks along the way. Whether you're bootstrapping or just got investment and looking to scale, it's important to make sure that you get your legal foundation in order to avoid cleaning up costly mistakes after-the-fact. Tricia Meyer from Meyer Law will provide legal tips and best practices that every scaling company should be aware of related to contract terms, hiring practices, channel partner protections, intellectual property and confidential information protections, privacy and more.


Benefits of attending:

  • Learn about various relationships you may engage in that can generate more revenue for your company and learn about the contract terms necessary to protect your business
  • Learn about how to best protect your confidential information and intellectual property protections
  • Learn about best practices related to granting equity in your company and the importance of properly documenting it
  • Learn about privacy laws to consider and best practices as you scale and grow
  • Learn about terms to include in your hiring contracts and customer contracts to best protect your company