Mintz Levin is thrilled to serve as the exclusive legal mentor for Hult Prize finalists and host of the annual Hult Prize Welcome Reception for the third consecutive year.

The Hult Prize Foundation is a start-up accelerator and enabler for budding young social entrepreneurs emerging from the world’s universities. Named as one of the top five ideas changing the world by President Bill Clinton and TIME Magazine, the annual competition for the Hult Prize aims to identify and launch the most compelling social business ideas—start-up enterprises that tackle grave issues faced by billions of people.

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Mintz Levin is proud to sponsor an upcoming Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) webinar highlighting the fifth edition of AEE’s annual report of market size, by revenue, of the advanced energy industry, worldwide and in the United States. Additional discussion topics will include the latest numbers of advanced energy jobs from the second national survey of energy employment by the Department of Energy as well as emerging trends  in advanced energy markets as told by company executives.

Date: Thursday, March 30, 2017
Time: 1 pm Eastern, 10 am Pacific

To register for this free webinar, click here.

Mintz Levin is a Gold Affiliate Member of AEE. 

Are you a company approaching the end of seed funding? Join us on Thursday, April 13 at 5:30 pm at the Venture Café at Cambridge Innovation Center where our own Anthony Hubbard will explore terms, trends, and traps likely to be encountered in the pursuit of a first preferred stock financing.

  • What are the characteristics of a Series A financing and how does it differ from a seed financing?
  • What are the current trends in Series A financings?
  • What common traps can you avoid in negotiating the financing?

With decades of experience counseling entrepreneurs and emerging growth companies, Anthony will address these questions and many more. For more details and to register, click here.

The Northeast is a leading region in the United States for renewable energy generation and sourcing through competitive markets. The Northeast Energy and Commerce Association (NECA) supports environmentally sound, reliable and cost-effective wholesale and retail markets for the production and delivery of electric power supply, as well as competing energy services and resources alternatives, including conservation, innovative demand-side and power delivery technologies, renewable energy and distributed generation.  Taking place in Auburndale, Massachusetts on March 6, NECA will host its 2017 Renewable Energy Conference, with panel discussions on a wide range of topics including trends in the renewable energy industry, distributed energy resources and energy storage, the impacts of federal energy policy and the new administration, and the role of competitive markets.

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In our current business environment, managing cybersecurity risks is of the utmost importance. Our own Tom Burton, Member of the firm’s Corporate & Securities Section and Founder and Chair of the firm’s Energy Technology Practice, was recently interviewed by Marcus McInnis, Director of Operations for Lockheed Martin’s Cybersecurity Innovation Center, on this increasingly popular topic. In the interview, featured by ThreatReady Resources, Tom discusses the impact of data breaches in the M&A context, prevention methods, and more.

For tips on protecting your company, click here to view the full interview.

The United States and Canada form the largest integrated energy market in the world, operating on more than 50 grid connections of transmission wires and pipelines, according to EUCI. EUCI’s 3rd Annual U.S./Canada Cross-Border Energy Trade Summit will look at the state of energy trade in the Northeast, focusing on recent and proposed cross-border transmission projects for power and natural gas. Industry and policy-maker experts will evaluate the complex process of facilitating increased energy transactions, with emphases on the related intricate planning, multi-party cooperation, and associated regulatory, technical, and financial issues. Taking place March 1-2 in Boston, panel discussions will evaluate the role of Canadian imports for an optimal future resource mix in the Northeast, debating how to balance the often-competing needs of competitive markets, energy security and diversity, environmental compliance, and economic growth in an increased cross-border energy future.

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