Multicultural Media, Telecom and Internet Council

Pre-Conference Digital Entrepreneurs and Emerging Companies Startup Workshop

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Description: MMTC and a team of legal, finance, and startup experts with experience in the latest media, telecom, and technology issues convene a one-stop workshop on how to build a company from start to finish.

Co-Moderators:
M. Tony Thomas, Managing Partner, SCI Ventures, Inc.

Richard Gibbs, Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Workshop Session 1: Let’s Get Lean: Overview of the Lean Startup Concept

Facilitator:
Shomari James, Executive Director of Strategy Deployment and Business Transformation, Howard University Health Services; Founder, Ataj Solutions, Inc.

Workshop Session 2: From IP to IPO: Let’s Get Legal

Facilitators:
Richard Gibbs, Associate, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP Christin McMeley, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP

Workshop Session 3: From Entrance to Exit: Capital Formation and the Fundraising Process

Facilitators:
Anita Stephens Graham, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Graham Communications, Inc.

M. Tony Thomas, Managing Partner, SCI Ventures, Inc.

Workshop Session 4: Smart Software for the Savvy Startup: The Latest Small Business Startup Software Tools

Facilitator:
Shahed Chowdhuri, Senior Technical Evangelist, DX, Microsoft Audience