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Raising a Seed: The Legal Fundamentals for Startups

Wednesday, November 18, 2020
Tamim Bazzi, LLM `09 and Jennifer Chu, JD '20, MBA '20 (Moderator)
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You are cordially invited to a Cornell Law School digital presentation.
"Raising a Seed: The Legal Fundamentals for Startups”
Join Jennifer Chu, JD '20, MBA '20, as she moderates a discussion with Tamim
Bazzi, LLM ’09
, about how COVID-19 has impacted the startup and venture capital
industry, best practices for early stage fundraising, and what lawyers should consider
when considering a career in the startup and venture capital industry.
Thank you to the Cornell Law Young Professionals Network for hosting this webinar.
Wednesday, November 18, 2020

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EST 

Tamim Bazzi, LL.M. '09
Associate, Cooley LLP

Tamim is an attorney and advisor who works with startup companies throughout their lifecycle, and helps new technology and high growth companies start and grow their business. Tamim also works with venture capital funds, corporate VCs and angel investors who invest in startups. Tamim has a deep understanding of the NYC startup ecosystem and has worked across multiple verticals while developing a particular interest in food-tech and impact investing. He also actively mentors startup companies at all stages. He is a graduate of Cornell Law School, Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris, and Universite de Paris II Pantheon – Assas.

Jennifer Chu, JD '20, MBA '20
Incoming Associate, White & Case LLP

Jennifer Chu was an associate of the Entrepreneurship Law Clinic as well as a fund manager for Big Red Ventures, Johnson's student-run evergreen venture capital fund. She graduated from the University of Pennsylvania with a BA, majoring in Architecture. She received her JD/MBA from Cornell and is an incoming associate at White & Case LLP. Jennifer also serves as a board member of the Cornell Law Young Professionals Network (CLYP).
Please register ON-LINE by Tuesday, November 17. Should you have any questions,
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