NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The American Entrepreneurship Award (AEA), a non-profit created to support aspiring and early-stage entrepreneurs in Miami-Dade County, Florida and the Bronx, New York, presents Law-UP: A Start-Up Business Legal Clinic. This introductory workshop, in partnership with The University of Pennsylvania Law School’s Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic (ELC), is one of various collaborations with AEA’s partner organizations.
Law-UP: A Start-Up Legal Business Clinic is designed to assist aspiring entrepreneurs in learning how to structure, brand, and finance their new businesses. Penn Law students and faculty with knowledge and experience in these areas will lead sessions. In addition to first hand interaction with law students and faculty, attendees will also as hear from guest keynote speaker, Mike Brady, CEO of Greyston Bakery and The Greyston Foundation.
This free event will take place at 9:30am on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at Hostos Community College, located at 450 Grand Concourse, Bronx NY 10451.
Registration for this event can be completed at: www.Law-UP.eventbrite.com.
About Penn Law Entrepreneurship Legal Clinic
The ELC provides free transactional legal services to entrepreneurs. Through senior law students, the ELC is able to service a limited number of entrepreneurial ventures. Because of limited capacity, the ELC gives preference to ventures that impact society and communities in positive ways.
About the American Entrepreneurship Award
Now in its second year, the American Entrepreneurship Award focuses on identifying promising entrepreneurs in Miami-Dade County, Florida and the Bronx, New York, whose business plans exhibit sustainability, innovation and a positive impact on the local communities. Launched with an initial $500,000 commitment from its founding partner, The Libra Group, AEA provides winners with a share of $125,000 in business start-up funding, as well as mentorship and business support services. The Group was inspired to create the award after becoming a founding sponsor of the My Brother’s Keeper Alliance (MBK Alliance), a non-profit organization launched by President Obama aimed at eliminating opportunity and achievement gaps for boys and young men of color.
AEA supporters include Workshop in Business Opportunities, Hostos Community College, the New York City Department of Small Business Services, the University of Pennsylvania Law School, as well as The Miami Herald, Miami - Dade College and The Idea Center at Miami Dade College.
Deadline for the application is April 27th, 2017, and can be submitted to www.americanaward.com. Winners will be announced in June 2017.