Launched with a grant from the John S. & James L. Knight Foundation in 2014, the The Venture Law Project has already helped over 450 qualified startups and creatives by matching them with pro bono attorneys who are helping them avoid costly pitfalls at the early stages of their businesses. Whether it’s help with business formation, incorporation, corporate filling requirements, drafting key legal contracts, negotiating lease agreements, licensing, tax advice, raising seed funding or registering copyrights and trademarks, the Venture Law Project has a rolodex of lawyers available to help entrepreneurs find solutions. “We have an ambitious project,” says Venture Law Project’s Diana Acevedo. “We’re here to increase the level of connectedness and organizational support for entrepreneurs, share resources and help startups grow while creating a solid foundation in Miami.”; DadeLegalAid.org.
Located in one of the most diverse and dynamic business centers in the world, Miami Herbert Business School offers unparalleled opportunities to learn, engage and grow. The graduates are thought-leaders who transform business, scholarship and lives. To honor them, Brickell Magazine and the school have partnered to showcase the annual “Go-Getters,” an honor spotlighting recent grads, their successes, hopes and dreams.
When it comes to leaving your mark on the world, few can boast the list of personal and professional achievements that Hilarie Bass has amassed throughout her career — a successful young actress, a formidable corporate defense lawyer, star litigator, international firm leader, civic ignitor, social activist and now Chair of the University of Miami Board of Trustees and Founder of The Bass Institute For Diversity & Inclusion. Through it all, she has captured our attention in front of the camera, in the courtroom, behind the podium and now at the center of conversations of diversity and workplace inclusion around the world.