The Law and Your Startup

It’s no surprise that using lawyers can be expensive but resolving legal issues is often even more expensive. In this session, we will take you through key legal concepts and common pitfalls for startups when it comes to legal issues and considerations. You will have the opportunity to submit your challenges beforehand and we will attempt to cover as many of these in the session. Some of the areas that we anticipate covering include, company law, contracts, employment law and intellectual property.

Please be aware that we are unable to offer legal advice and none of the content of this workshop is intended to be legal advice. The aim of this workshop is to educate you on some legal concepts so that you are better equipped to prevent any issues, spot potential issues and to understand when you may need external support.

Facilitated by Claudine Adeyemi, UK Black Tech.

The session will take place via Zoom video call and you can join via phone, tablet or computer. A link will be sent out to you once you have registered through eventbrite.

OneTech, UKBlackTech and Foundervine are joining forces to increase the support provided for aspiring tech entrepreneurs and start-ups in Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark and Wandsworth. With funding support from the South London Innovation Corridor, the new programme will offer free opportunities for budding tech founders.

UKBlackTech will support the§ programme by offering events and bootcamps in South London.

These sessions will enable attendees to build their skills, education and networks around creating a successful tech business.

  • Meet and Greet session
  • Breakout sessions based on the stage the attendees are at with their digital business
  • Fishbowl discussions
  • Ted style talks from founders within local communities sharing their stories etc.

Who are Capital Enterprise and OneTech?

Capital Enterprise is a body of connectors, influencers, investors and policy-makers, collaborating to serve and super-charge London’s start-up scene.

Powered by Capital Enterprise, OneTech supports under represented tech founders through action and thought leadership. Click here to read just a few of our success stories. To access our full range of support apply here.

Thanks to J.P.Morgan, Founding Funder of OneTech

Our Delivery Partners

Foundervine was founded by technologists and professionals who believe in a fairer tech entrepreneurship landscape and were frustrated by a lack of diversity. They work to remove social barriers to entrepreneurship and build a network of businesses across 4 continents that harness the power of digital technology.

They do this in 3 ways:

  • Help people from underestimated backgrounds to start up businesses
  • Scale up small businesses, enabling them to become investment ready
  • Act as a voice for underestimated entrepreneurs in the UK and beyond.

UK Black Tech is an organisation which exists to create the most diverse tech sector in the world ensuring that tech products, services and companies reflect us all.

They aim to:

  • Increase the numbers of Black & Ethnic Minorities at all levels in tech.
  • Help individuals and digital businesses to become self-sustainable through long term growth & consistency.
  • Showcase tech professionals & digital businesses in mainstream media and events.
  • Transfer wealth & knowledge to the younger generation through projects and initiatives.
  • Build a community that collaborates, partners and share resources.

The South London Innovation Corridor is a partnership between four London boroughs to drive growth within the creative and tech industries in Lambeth, Lewisham, Southwark and Wandsworth. By delivering new business support, talent development and affordable workspace opportunities and ensuring that these opportunities are made available to people who are currently underrepresented in the creative and tech sectors, the South London Innovation Corridor seeks to help individuals, entrepreneurs, start-ups and growing businesses to reach their potential.

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Date

Time

19:00 - 22:00

Cost

Free
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