Porpoise Evans speaking at startup conference in SF, CA

PBYA partner, Porpoise Evans, will be co-moderating a panel at “International Startup and Emerging Companies Forum: Pushing the Boundaries“, a startup conference held at the Nasdaq Entrepreneurial Center in San Francisco on September 13th and 14th.

Porpoise, along with fellow Co-Chair and Moderator, M. Susan Burns, will host the session, “Looking to plant seeds abroad? These jurisdictions provide fertile startup ecosystems for growing companies”.

This panel is intended for lawyers who represent startups that are seeking to expand internationally. It identifies opportunities available in different parts of the world and includes speakers from jurisdictions that are making intentioned investment into the startup ecosystem. Join this panel to learn of the multiple diverse investment friendly opportunities and what you need to know to properly advise your clients. The panelists will explore (1) goals of the investments of each jurisdiction, (2) targeted areas for investment, (3) how they facilitate investment, (4) how they identify the needs of clients and markets, and (5) inside tips on how to guide your client through the investment process.

Program Co-Chairs and Moderators:
M. Susan Burns, Susan Burns LLC, Minneapolis, Minnesota
D. Porpoise Evans, Perlman, Bajandas, Yevoli & Albright, P.L., Miami, Florida

Speakers:
Latin America: Jolynn Vallejo, GlobalSF, San Francisco, California
Hong Kong: Lawrence Tang, InvestHK, Hong Kong
Ireland: Alan Mc Glinchey, IDA Ireland, San Francisco, California
Ghana: Kofi Asmah, African Economic Development Center, Atlanta, Georgia
Québec: Guy Berthiaume, Québec Trade Office, San Francisco, California