Welcome to Startup LAWnchpad — the podcast for entrepreneurs that answers all the important legal questions entrepreneurs never knew to ask.


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S2, Episode 15: Impact Investing with a Gender Lens

Season Two: Episode Fifteen — A look at the ways that entrepreneurs and their legal counsel can work together for the benefit of society at large. Episode Description: Julian...

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S2, Episode 14: From Startup to Exit

Season Two: Episode Fourteen — The road from startup to exit, from the co-founder of a recently acquired successful business.  Episode Description: Moyosola Soyemi (Fordham Law ‘20) and Eileen...

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S2, Episode 13: Social Media Influencer Agreements

Season Two: Episode Thirteen — An overview of the legal obligations surrounding social media influencer agreements, the role of the FTC, and some of the most common legal issues...

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S2, Episode 12: Immigration Law Considerations for Entrepreneurs

Season Two: Episode Twelve — An overview of immigration law and how it affects entrepreneurs.   Episode Description: Nicole Gunara (Fordham Law ‘19) and Ashley Meadows (Fordham Law ‘20) interview...

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S2, Episode 11: Fundraising Tips for Startups

Season Two: Episode Eleven — An overview of funding options and specific tips for preparing for and executing the perfect pitch to potential investors.  Episode Description:  Chloe Curtis (Fordham...

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S2, Episode 10: The Funding Spectrum — From Seed Financing to Private Equity

Season Two: Episode Ten — An overview of funding options available to early stage companies, timelines for seeking funding and achieving profitability, and the role and expectations of investors. ...

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Show Host

Bernice Grant is the Senior Director of the Entrepreneurial Law Program, and Founding Director of the Entrepreneurial Law Clinic, at Fordham University School of Law. She teaches law students how to provide transactional legal services to entrepreneurs, using an integrated law and business perspective based on her diverse background as a corporate attorney and certified public accountant.

Startup LAWnchpad is made possible by the generous support of the Nasdaq Educational Foundation and Fordham’s Entrepreneurial Law Advisory Council.

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Startup LAWnchpad helps familiarize entrepreneurs and businesspeople with the legal issues they need to be aware of as they get their companies up and running.

Episodes of Startup LAWnchpad feature Fordham Law professors, alumni, students, and guests discussing various legal topics related to entrepreneurship, including founders’ agreements, entity formation, IP protection, seed financing, employment law, and privacy policies. 

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