Join Tom Snyder, Executive Director of RIoT, as he discusses the new RIoT Accelerator Program. The RIoT Accelerator Program (RAP) facilitates entrepreneurship end-to-end from academic research and education through to rapid commercial growth. RAP increases the impact of traditional accelerator programming by partnering startups with an industry consortium of more than 60 companies across the IoT value chain. Industry seeds the accelerator with market-driven problems they are motivated to solve through entrepreneurial partnerships. Partners provide access to complimentary resources and seed investor capital necessary to launch new products and services to market.
Jesse Jones, of Fourscore Law, will join Tom to speak on the importance of starting out right from a legal perspective. He will touch on formation IP protection, and financing. Jesse’s clients range from early-stage tech startups iterating in the founder’s garage to mature companies with scores of employees. As the founder of Fourscore Law, he guides his business clients through formation, financing, scaling and exit, handling wide-ranging projects in a general counsel role. Jesse also regularly represents individuals, angel groups and venture funds in their investment activities.Jesse is a South Jersey native and graduated with a degree in exercise science from Eastern University in the Mainline area just outside Philadelphia.----