The Founder Institute - Naming and Positioning

2/2/2015
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
WeirFoulds LLP - Toronto, ON

Does a name really matter? Learn how to develop a good name for your business and how best to position the business around it.

OBA's Institute 2015: Hot Topics in Construction and Infrastructure Law

2/4/2015
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Toronto, ON

Over four days, the legal community gathers in Toronto to participate in Canada's largest legal conference that features a great combination of professional development programs, special events and networking opportunities.

OBA's Institute 2015: Disasters in Real Estate Practice

2/4/2015 - 3/4/2015
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Toronto, ON

Countless unexpected issues can arise in a real estate transaction or practice.  Whether you are a new or seasoned practitioner, attend this program to understand your options and obligations when natural and other disasters threaten a transaction or the day-to-day operation of the law firm.

OBA's Institute 2015: Critical Issues and Essential Updates in Trusts and Estates Law

2/4/2015
1:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Toronto, ON

Hear from leading practitioners and academics on key issues impacting your trusts and estates practice.

OBA's Institute 2015: Changing Landscapes in Municipal and Planning Law

2/5/2015
9:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Toronto, ON

The municipal and planning law landscape is evolving - are you aware of the recent and coming changes?

The Founder Institute - Mentor Idea Review

2/9/2015
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
WeirFoulds LLP - Toronto, ON

Are you pursuing a viable business idea? Are you able to present the idea in a compelling way? Participants share their ideas with the mentors.

The Founder Institute - Start-up Legal and IP

2/17/2015
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
WeirFoulds LLP - Toronto, ON

What does a new Founder need to know about the law to launch a successful start-up? Find out about the process of setting up a company and what you need to know about the law.

The Founder Institute - Team and Advisors

3/2/2015
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
WeirFoulds LLP - Toronto, ON

How do you find the right team to launch your company? Learn how to identify the right set of advisors and what their responsibilities and compensation should be.

The Founder Institute - Product Development

3/9/2015
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
WeirFoulds LLP - Toronto, ON

How do you plan to build a product or offering from the beginning? Learn the techniques to build a product roadmap and how best to organize resources.

The Founder Institute - Mentor Progress Review

3/23/2015
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
WeirFoulds LLP - Toronto, ON

Participants share their ideas with the mentors.

The Founder Institute - Sales and Traction

3/30/2015
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
WeirFoulds LLP - Toronto, ON

Determine how to identify and close your first paying customers. Learn about best practices to track leads and sales.

The Founder Institute - Bootstrapping and Fundraising

4/13/2015
6:30 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
WeirFoulds LLP - Toronto, ON

What are the various ways to capitalize your company from the very beginning? Learn about the advantages and disadvantages of bootstrapping and what local angel investors require before making an investment.