The Illinois Supreme Court Commission on Professionalism’s Lawyer Spotlight recognizes attorneys throughout the state who are admired for their professionalism and civility in the legal field. The founder of Sentient Law, Ltd., attorney Matthew Rossetti, was featured in the Lawyer Spotlight today. Read more here.
When You’re in a Heavily Regulated Industry
If your startup is doing business in a heavily regulated industry, then find an attorney with the proper experience. It is also prudent to make certain that any attorney who claims to be a “specialist” is actually certified as such if a certification program is available to them in their jurisdiction. –Matthew Rossetti, Sentient Law, Ltd.
The University of Chicago New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the Booth School of Business
Client applications are now being accepted for the 2015 New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business.
The New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business places teams of four to six MBA students with Chicago-area startups and small businesses to work on a special project over a 10-week quarter. The class gives students exposure to the working environment and culture of smaller companies and the opportunity to work with owners and managers while earning academic credit towards their MBA.
Client companies get to tap the talent and expertise of Booth students through a structured, 10-week class after which they will receive a delivered project addressing their specific business challenge. Past projects have included marketing strategies, sales programs, client assessment tools, investor packages, pricing strategies, developing new markets and even customer-service dashboards.
This course offers a blend of theoretical constructs and practical experience as they relate to emerging businesses through classroom lectures and on-site client experiences. It is taught twice during the 2015-2016 academic year. Once in the Fall quarter starting in late September and once in the Winter quarter starting in January.
If you are interested in learning more about becoming a client company for the University of Chicago New Venture and Small Enterprise Lab please visit www.34701.org and complete a client application.
Check out an article featuring quotes from the founder of Sentient Law, Ltd. about the launch of UpCounsel in Illinois. We’re proud to be a part of this. “UpCounsel, an online marketplace connecting attorneys and small business owners, announced Tuesday it had expanded services to Illinois, the company’s fifth market. The San Francisco-based company, launched in 2012 by Matt Faustman and Mason Blake, uses algorithmic matching to connect entrepreneurs with transparently priced legal help. UpCounsel’s service is also available in California, New York, Texas and Massachusetts, with plans to add a state at least every other month, Faustman said.” Continue Reading here.