Wiggin and Dana Sponsors Second Annual New York University Entrepreneurs Festival

February 28, 2013

New York - Wiggin and Dana is a proud sponsor of the second annual New York University Entrepreneurs Festival on March 1 and 2, bringing together successful startup founders and renowned venture capital investors from NYU's thriving entrepreneurial community of students, faculty and alumni.

"Wiggin and Dana is enthusiastic about our association with an institution that has such a rich history of entrepreneurship," comments Corporate Partner Scott Kaufman. "We look forward to this year's Festival and sharing our own experiences with attendees and building on the university's tradition of being a hub of talent, technology and innovation."

The NYU Festival provides entrepreneurs with a platform to share their stories of success and challenges overcome along the way. The day and a half event will include a mixture of Founder Talks, Entrepreneurs Panels, Startup Roundtables and a Venture Showcase of promising young companies.

Wiggin and Dana's participation in the Festival includes Scott Kaufman's introduction of keynote speaker Herb Kelleher, Founder of Southwest Airlines. Also, Corporate Partner David Schaffer will present a workshop Forming Your Legal Entity and Corporate Associate Laura Chubb will lead a roundtable discussion on Protecting Your Intellectual Property.

The Festival demonstrates the depth of the NYU startup community and the University's commitment to expanding access to resources, including entrepreneurial education, funding and incubators. The event will build on the enthusiasm and momentum generated at the first Entrepreneurs Festival in 2011, which attracted more than 500 attendees.