Ballard Spahr is a national, full service law firm with more than 600 attorneys spread across 15 offices. Our attorneys work with entrepreneurs and emerging companies from ideation through exit and understand how to provide expertise while offering our broad network to help businesses grow and achieve great heights. Our ECVC lawyers also advise venture capital funds and angel investors to help seed ventures from the most nascent stages.
To further support this thriving entrepreneurial community, we offer cutting-edge programs and events that fuel opportunities for innovation, learning, networking, and connectivity.
● Through our BASE (Ballard Academy for Student Entrepreneurs) program, we work with student entrepreneurs and help them grow their ventures and become market leaders. Student entrepreneurs who are accepted into the program receive $10,000 of in-kind, pro bono legal assistance from a designated Ballard Spahr attorney team. The firm also spearheads roundtables and panels on a monthly basis on Zoom, where professionals in the ECVC space answer founder questions about IP, valuation, financing, tax and more. To learn more, or apply for enrollment in BASE, click here.
● WhatsNext is a content-based virtual business conference specifically curated for emerging growth companies and angel and venture capital investors. Every year, the event attracts panelists from leading national companies and venture funds, as well as hundreds of attendees globally.