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Workshop EPFL Innovation Park – What I really need to know about Contracts for my Start-up!

Workshop EPFL Innovation Park

March 9th, 2017, 8h30-12h30 – Salle Neptune, Bâtiment C, 1st floor

Contracting Basics for Start-ups

or “what I really need to know about contracts for my start-up”

Contracts constitute the foundation of relationships with: clients, co-owners, employees, business partners, providers and subcontractors.

Do your contracts:

  • Fit your business objectives?
  • Support your growth?
  • Really protect your business?

This workshop offers an understanding of what Start-up’s truly need in contracting requirements.  It will answer your questions, and provide simple and practical helps.

In this workshop, you will learn about:

  • How laws affect a business
  • How to protect your start-up
  • How to avoid typical pitfalls
  • Which type of contracts apply to your start-up
  • How to easily adjust your contracting process
  • And much more…

The workshop will be held in English & French

Bio of the Workshop leader: Albert Schot

Albert has 30 years’ experience in Commercial Contract Manager, of which 8 in IBM’s Law Department. He is an expert in all commercial contracts, IT contracts, international complex negotiations and changing surroundings. In 2016, he successfully founded a company providing contract management support to local based companies, active in all industry sectors, from start-ups to corporations. His main strengths are: business orientation, intuitive risk management, process simplifier.

Bio of the Workshop leader: Jean-Tristan Michel

Jean-Tristan is a lawyer with PhD in labor law. His main practice area is in relation with business law: companies, labor law, contracts, general conditions, insolvency and bankruptcy. His approach is focused on the client’s needs: that is why he frequently provides all-in prices, and e-mail or Skype assistance to them.


DateMarch 9th, 2017, 8h30-12h30 – Salle Neptune, Bâtiment C, 1st floor
Limited to 25 participants
First come, first served

RSVP: ignell@epfl-innovationpark.ch

Thanks to provide your company name and location, your function & your mobile phone number.

Don’t wait too long to sign up, the places will go fast!

Björn Ignell
Marketing & Course Manager – CTI Entrepreneurship Suisse-Romande
Mobile  +41 78 603 35 08 ● Reception : +41 21 353 80 00