Immersive tech start-ups: join Immerse UK and leading law firm, Marks & Clerk  and respected insurance brokers, LaPlaya Insurance for an insightful and interactive workshop exploring how to build a strong  framework for your business.

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When and where

Thursday 19 September 2019 | 9:00-13:30
Marks & Clerk offices | London

About the event

Having strong business foundations is crucial to the success of any growing company. This interactive and insightful morning workshop will explore how start-ups can develop strategies to help become commercially successful, attractive to investors and minimise risk.  You will learn more about:

  • Team dynamics and reasons for team failure;
  • Contract negotiation and contract management;
  • Good housekeeping and day-to-day issues;
  • Identifying the market;
  • Watching out for the competition;
  • Hostile IP and IP infringement;
  • Data privacy and cyber security;
  • Implications of hitting the US market;
  • Managing these risks with insurance cover;
  • Different types of insurance policy.

The workshop will be led by Simon Portman, a commercial lawyer and managing associate from Marks & Clerk Law, & Matthew Clark, the Director of Global Markets from LaPlaya Insurance.

About our Partners

Marks & Clerk

Marks & Clerk is a leading law firm. It is highly regarded for its IP work with start-ups across all sectors including virtual reality and augmented reality. It is one of the largest specialist IP legal practices in the UK and is recognised as a leader in the IP field alongside Marks & Clerk patent and trade mark attorneys.

About LaPlaya Insurance

LaPlaya Insurance is a respected UK insurance brokerage, which focuses on providing bespoke solutions for clients in the tech & creative industries.

Book your place

This event is free to attend, but as spaces are strictly limited, signing up in advance is essential.

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