May 9 @ 1:00 pm – 2:30 pm
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Presented by Invest Ottawa partner, MDK Business Law
About this workshop:
Bootstrapping or financing your business? When is one or the other a smart choice rather than a necessity? Bring your questions and join Naomi Morisawa De Koven of MDK Business Law and her special guests Elias Hage of App8 and Erin Engelhardt of Ovodenovo as they share the legal, business and IP perspectives on funding your own business versus raising capital from external sources in 2023.
About the speakers:
Naomi Morisawa De Koven is the managing lawyer of MDK Business Law. She regularly advises entrepreneurs and knowledge-based businesses on legal issues relating to corporate/commercial, financing and M&A transactions.
Special guest are Elias Hage, CEO of App8, a company creating enjoyable, contactless experiences for the food service industry and Erin Elveridge of Ovodenovo, a provider of patents and intellectual property for startups and small business.
About MDK Business Law:
For over two decades, MDK Business Law has supported Canadian entrepreneurs by providing pro-active legal knowledge to help its clients to launch well, grow smart and thrive. The law firm regularly advises innovative and knowledge-based businesses at the formation, growth and exit stages, providing legal advice and options that support strategy and decision-making and help to address business challenges. In addition, MDK Business Law is committed to strengthening the network for entrepreneurs by offering resources to today and tomorrow’s generation of business people to help guide them towards building positive, collaborative relationships with other like-minded leaders on a path to achieving long-term business success.