Strategies for Wholesale Product Distribution Panel

Are you considering selling your product wholesale? Join Start Small Think Big, WeWork Harlem and a group of expert panelists from Pilot WorksShelfmint and more. The panelists will discuss new perspectives on the wholesale market, tangible steps for effectively preparing for wholesale distribution, strategies for connecting with wholesalers, and much more. 

Tuesday, September 25th, 2018 
6 - 7:30PM
WeWork Harlem, 8 W 126th St, New York, NY 10027


Understanding Contracts

In this workshop, an attorney from Cooley LLP will discuss:

  • Tendering a contract;

  • Understanding commonly-included boilerplate language;

  • The responsibilities, roles, and obligations of the parties;

  • Suggestions for successful management of contracts;

  • Extensions of time;

  • Negotiation techniques;

  • How to understand and use non-compete and non-disclosure clauses; and

  • Contract enforcement.

Wed, October 10, 2018
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM PDT
Alameda County Bar Association
1000 Broadway, Suite 290
Oakland, CA 94607


Employment Law & Personnel Management

This workshop will include discussions with attorneys from Donahue Fitzgerald about:

  • The differences between independent contractors and employees;

  • “Exempt” and “nonexempt” employees under the wage and hour laws;

  • Developing and updating personnel policies/manuals;

  • Avoiding discrimination claims when hiring and firing;

  • Workplace safety;

  • The importance of personnel record-keeping.

For questions about this workshop, please contact mauna@startsmallthinkbig.org.


Wed, November 14, 2018
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Alameda County Bar Association
1000 Broadway, Suite 290, Oakland, CA 94607


Legal Essentials for Doing Business Online

Join attorneys from Morrison & Foerster for a conversation on the legal basis in operating a business online. Discussions will include:

  • Website Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policies, including whether and when you need to use them, what you should include, and what they mean;

  • How to avoid copyright infringement issues when adding textual and photographic content to your business website;

  • Social media's intersection with business and law, including website comments sections and employee privacy.

For questions about this workshop, please contact mauna@startsmallthinkbig.org.

Wed, December 12, 2018
9:30 AM – 11:00 AM PST
Alameda County Bar Association
1000 Broadway, Suite 290
Oakland, CA 94607