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MBBP ATTORNEYS MENTOR TECH ENTREPRENEURS AT TECHSTARS’ PATRIOT BOOT CAMP

25 September 2015

Morse, Barnes-Brown & Pendleton (Waltham) attorneys Scott Connolly and Joe Martinez recently served as volunteer mentors at Patriot Boot Camp, presented by Techstars, at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  Joe and Scott mentored a group of more than 50 military veteran tech entrepreneurs, assisted them with developing and improving their business plans and investor pitches, and provided general start-up guidance.  In addition to serving as a mentor, Joe also participated as a panel speaker on corporate finance issues.  Techstars is a global ecosystem that empowers entrepreneurs to bring technologies to market and provides seed funding and intensive mentorship.  Patriot Boot Camp was started in partnership with Techstars as part of a broader effort to bring underrepresented populations into technology entrepreneurship.  The event received very positive news coverage on WNCN.The next Patriot Boot Camp event will be held in Detroit, Michigan in October 2015.  More information about Detroit can be found here and applications can be made online.Read the full article.