BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo, P.C. and LearnLaunch, New England’s leading edtech organization dedicated to connecting, educating, and growing the regional ecosystem of edtech entrepreneurs, educators, investors, companies, and policy leaders, are pleased to announce that they have entered into a partnership whereby Mintz Levin will become a legal industry sponsor of LearnLaunch.
“We are very excited to see Mintz Levin’s commitment to supporting the growth of the edtech ecosystem in Boston. We are looking forward to developing a strong partnership that will benefit innovators, learners, and educators in our city and across the global marketplace,” said Hakan Satiroglu, co-founder of LearnLaunch.
Although 2014 will be Mintz Levin’s inaugural year supporting LearnLaunch, the firm is no stranger to working with education technology companies and entrepreneurs. With decades of experience guiding entrepreneurs and start-ups through the corporate life cycle, Mintz Levin will provide special knowledge-sharing sessions, open office hours at the LearnLaunch campus in Boston’s Back Bay and will facilitate introductions between the fledgling companies and investors, university administrators, school officials and other relevant contacts.
“Edupreneurs are shaping the future of our educational model by taking learning to an innovative online platform – creating a faster and more accessible platform for our students and teachers,” said Michael Fantozzi, Head of Mintz Levin’s Boston Office. “We believe that edtech is poised for tremendous growth and will transform the face of education in our society. Mintz Levin is thrilled to become more deeply engaged in Boston’s start-up community with a partner that shares our vision for public advancement.”
LearnLaunch is dedicated to connecting, educating, and growing New England’s ecosystem of edtech entrepreneurs, educators, investors, companies, and policy leaders to drive innovation and transform learning. It provides a vibrant community, events, the LearnLaunchX accelerator program, and a collaborative co-working space to promote the growth of education technology entrepreneurship in Boston, the education capital of the world. For more information, please visit us at www.learnlaunch.com
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Mintz Levin, a leading law firm ranked by US News and World Report and Best Lawyers “Best Law Firms” as a National Tier 1 firm for Technology Law, advises hundreds of businesses and other entities in all sectors of the technology industry -- from start-ups looking for their first funding to public companies with products on the market, as well as venture capital firms, investment banks, and research and academic institutions. Our attorneys provide experienced counsel to clients globally in a broad range of matters, including corporate finance and securities, mergers and acquisitions, licensing and collaborations, intellectual property, litigation, regulatory, employment and benefits, bankruptcy and commercial lending, immigration, and real estate. Mintz Levin is a full-service law firm comprised of 450 attorneys with eight offices (Boston, New York, San Diego, San Francisco, Washington, Stamford, Los Angeles, and London) and an affiliate relationship in Israel.