Throughout the academic school year Columbia Entrepreneurship offers Startup Law workshops and office hours for the benefit of our student and young alumni entrepreneurs.
On January 10th, 2014 Charles Torres, Partner Lowenstein Sandler LLP came to campus. We had a chance to video tape this talk and broke the session down into five subject areas.
VIDEO Employee and Consultant Issues – 14 minutes
VIDEO Startup Financing – 13 minutes
VIDEO Intellectual Property Overview – 12 minutes
VIDEO Startup Valuation and Tax Issues – 10 minutes
VIDEO Startup Venture Formation – 12 minutes
Charles Torres is a Partner in the Tech Group at Lowenstein Sandler. A corporate attorney with more than a decade of experience in venture capital and private equity, Charles’ practice focuses on counseling buyers and sellers in connection with mergers and acquisitions, minority and control investments and portfolio dispositions, typically with respect to established or emerging technology companies. Charles also regularly represents established and emerging technology companies throughout all phases of their development—formation, financing, general corporate growth and realization events.
Lowenstein Sandler LLP is a leading provider of transactional, litigation, and bankruptcy and creditors’ rights legal services to many of the country’s top companies and funds. Close to 300 lawyers in our New York, New Jersey and California offices immerse themselves in our clients’ industries in order to deeply understand their businesses. We are characterized by our passion for our clients’ success, our commitment to our people, and our pro bono and public interest work in the communities that we serve.