Venture Law Summit

Venture Law Summit

University of Denver Sturm College of Law

Friday, March 29
8 AM – 1 PM

The Venture Law Society at Denver Law invites you to attend the 2019 Venture Law Summit on Friday, March 29, from 8am to 1pm at the University of Denver Sturm College of Law. This year’s Summit boasts expert panelists and keynotes in impact investing and social enterprise, startup capital raising, marijuana ventures, legal ethics, and intellectual property. Kevin Saunders, the General Counsel of Accion International, and Rachel Carlson, the CEO of Guild Education, will keynote the Venture Law Summit.

CLE credits are available for Colorado attorneys, including two general credits and one ethics credit. For more information and registration, please follow this link:

Registration is $50 for attorneys seeking CLE credit, $25 for community members and attorneys not seeking CLE credit, and free for all students.

If have any questions, please email Becky Stifter at

Summit Schedule

7:00 – 7:45 Check-In The Forum
8:00 – 8:10 Welcome Address: Dean Bruce Smith Rm. 165
8:15 – 9:00 Keynote Address: Kevin Saunders Rm. 165
9:10 – 9:50 Breakout Session 1
 – Ethics: How to Ethically Represent Marijuana Clients Rm 270
 – IP: How to Conduct IP Due Diligence Rm 280
 – Capital Raising: Options for Early-Stage Companies Rm 290
10:00 – 10:50 Breakout Session 2
 – IP: Introduction to Intellectual Property Rm 270
 – Ethics: Fee Arrangements and Ethical Obligations Rm 280
 – Capital Raising: Opportunity Zones Rm 290
11:00 – 11:50 Plenary Talk: Marijuana Capital Raising Rm 165
12 :00 – 1:00 Lunch Reception and Keynote Address: Rachel Carlson The Forum

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