Greenberg Traurig Hosts Philly Tech Week

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Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will be hosting three separate events in support of Philly Tech Week May 4, 2016, at the firm’s Philadelphia office.

Global law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP will be hosting three separate events in support of Philly Tech Week May 4, 2016, at the firm’s Philadelphia office. The three panels are:

  • Tech Start-Ups and Crisis. Beginning at 10 a.m., this session will discuss best practices for handling crises in the tech startup industry including compliance, immigration, investor relations, and economy-sharing. The panelists include President & CEO of Bellevue Strategies, Mustafa Rashed; Co-Chair of Greenberg Traurig’s Emerging Technology Practice, David Gitlin; and Of Counsel for Greenberg Traurig’s Business Immigration and Compliance Practice, Nataliya Rymer.
  • Structured Exits: A New Universe of Potential Funding for Companies in Underserved Markets. This session, beginning at 2 p.m., will discuss investment structures, known as “structured exits,” designed to achieve a desired investment return without reliance upon a traditional exit. Panelists include Gitlin and Director of Global Emerging Growth Services for Greenberg Traurig, Beth Cohen.
  • The Anatomy of a Chocolate Start-Up. At 5 p.m. MUCHOMAS Chocolate and Greenberg Traurig present the story of an eCommerce food startup leveraging an international supply chain and a web-based marketing program. Panelists include the Founders of MUCHOMAS Chocolate, Sam Lehr and Derek Menaldino, as well as Gitlin and Cohen.

Cohen, as Director of Global Emerging Growth Services, advises clients on emerging growth issues, and counsels early and growth stage clients in connection with key strategic initiatives, including raising capital. She also advises foreign companies in connection with their entry into the U.S. market.

Gitlin co-leads the firm’s Emerging Technology Practice. He focuses his practice on corporate and securities, with an emphasis on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, technology development, and corporate finance.

Rymer represents clients in a wide range of employment-based immigrant and non-immigrant matters, including professionals, managers and executives, artists and entertainers, treaty traders and investors, immigrant investors, and persons of extraordinary ability.

For more information or to RSVP to Greenberg Traurig’s Philly Tech Week Events, please visit the event invite.

About Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Greenberg Traurig, LLP is an international, multi-practice law firm with approximately 1900 attorneys serving clients from 38 offices in the United States, Latin America, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East. The firm is No 1. on the 2015 Law360 Most Charitable Firms list, third largest in the U.S. on the 2015 Law360 400, Top 20 on the 2015 Am Law Global 100, and among the 2015 BTI Brand Elite. More information at: http://www.gtlaw.com/.

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