Fox Teams Up With Emerging Companies Accelerator Lunar Startups in MinneapolisJune 8, 2020 – Press Releases
Fox Rothschild LLP is proud to partner with Lunar Startups, a nonprofit organization that supports growth, connection and innovation for entrepreneurs who identify as womxn, Black, Indigenous, people of color and LGBTQ+ in the Twin Cities region.
“We are thrilled to collaborate with our business leaders in Minnesota and offer guidance that can help increase their potential for growth and success,” said JT Schuweiler, a member of the firm’s emerging companies practice group who is spearheading the initiative. “The firm recognizes the benefits of empowering all business leaders and this partnership demonstrates our commitment to building value through diversity and equity in the community at large.”
Beginning April 1, 2020, Fox attorneys have offered a monthly commitment of four hours of pro bono legal services to 15 high-potential startups in Lunar’s accelerator program, which aims to connect area startups with customers and capital to accelerate their achievement of key business milestones. More than 67 percent of these startups are led by a woman, 60 percent are led by a person of color, 33 percent are led by a woman of color and 7 percent are led by a person who identifies as LGBTQ+.
Fox’s Emerging Companies & Venture Capital Practice Group offers a wide range of services to client’s nationwide including guidance on intellectual property, financing, securities, mergers and acquisitions, licensing, franchising and more. See Fox Launchpad™ for more.