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Chicago Podcast Day: Podcast law: Explaining Fair Use (Part 2)

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Chicago Podcast Day: Podcast law: Explaining Fair Use (Part 1)

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Chicago Podcast Day: How in The Hell Do I Make Money From Podcasting (Part 3)

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Chicago Podcast Day: How in The Hell Do I Make Money From Podcasting (Part 4)

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Chicago Podcast Day: How in The Hell Do I Make Money From Podcasting (Part 2)

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Chicago Podcast Day: How in The Hell Do I Make Money From Podcasting (Part 1)

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Global Industry Spotlight - James VanOsdol

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A raising funds workshop for businesses that embark on the path of raising money.

Bio: Leslee has successfully partnered with entrepreneurs, startups and growth stage companies for 30 years in connection with their early fundraising rounds, whether "friends and family investments," angel, seed or venture capital rounds. Her firm, All Rise, has a singular and insanely dedicated commitment to its clients' success. She not only knows the law backwards and forwards, but also has the long time experience necessary to know market terms and which details matter most. As an added benefit, Leslee offers an extraordinary network of other talented people which she actively opens to all of her clients.

Businesses that embark on the path of raising money from investors encounter lawyers who tell them they will need to spend up to $50,000 on a "private placement memorandum" or simply a two page convertible note. Leslee will provide a layperson's explanation of the securities laws that apply when a business is considering a raise, so that the founders will be educated in deciding the right level of legal protection necessary in their own particular circumstances. The presentation will include the definition of what constitutes a "security," the disclosure obligations the company has to its potential investors and the filings that need to be made with the Securities and Exchange Commission and individual states.

Benefits of Attendance:

- Go into meetings with your legal team armed with a basic education in the laws governing the fund raising process.

- Learn how to explain to your investors why you are asking them to make certain representations and sign subscription documents before you can accept their investments.

- Understand the risks Learn how to protect related to raising your company from funds from different potential investor kinds of investors.

A raising funds workshop for businesses that embark on the path of raising money.

Bio: Leslee has successfully partnered with entrepreneurs, startups and growth stage companies for 30 years in connection with their early fundraising rounds, whether "friends and family investments," angel, seed or venture capital rounds. Her firm, All Rise, has a singular and insanely dedicated commitment to its clients' success. She not only knows the law backwards and forwards, but also has the long time experience necessary to know market terms and which details matter most. As an added benefit, Leslee offers an extraordinary network of other talented people which she actively opens to all of her clients.

Businesses that embark on the path of raising money from investors encounter lawyers who tell them they will need to spend up to $50,000 on a "private placement memorandum" or simply a two page convertible note. Leslee will provide a layperson's explanation of the securities laws that apply when a business is considering a raise, so that the founders will be educated in deciding the right level of legal protection necessary in their own particular circumstances. The presentation will include the definition of what constitutes a "security," the disclosure obligations the company has to its potential investors and the filings that need to be made with the Securities and Exchange Commission and individual states.

Benefits of Attendance:

- Go into meetings with your legal team armed with a basic education in the laws governing the fund raising process.

- Learn how to explain to your investors why you are asking them to make certain representations and sign subscription documents before you can accept their investments.

- Understand the risks Learn how to protect related to raising your company from funds from different potential investor kinds of investors.

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Raising Funds Workshop with Leslee Cohen

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Global Industry Spotlight is a conversational series focused on providing resources and insight for the creative entrepreneur.

Bio: Sophia has cinema in her blood. She was born and raised in Hong Kong and her parents were part of Hong Kong’s bustling film industry in the 1950’s-1970’s. Her father Wong Tsao-she, or Wang Zhao-xi, was an award-winning editor with the Motion Picture and General Investment Co. Ltd, which later became Cathay Organization (HK) Ltd. Sophia’s mother Yu Wan-fei , was an actress with Sil-Metropole Organization Ltd. Growing up in a “film family,” Sophia became both interested in, and an advocate for, Asian film.

But it was in the early 1990’s where that love of film launched her own career in the industry. While working in Beijing, Sophia launched a Sophia’s Choice movie series, bringing Chinese films and cultural exchange with the film’s actors and directors to Beijing’s expatriate and diplomatic community.

During a two-year stay in Sydney in the late 1990’s Sophia curated two independent retrospective Chinese and Hong Kong film festivals on behalf of the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office and the People’s Republic of China Consulate in the city. In 1999, Sophia also became the Hong Kong Consultant for Italy’s Udine Far East Film Festival (FEFF). She continues to support the festival as the official Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese translator for the festival’s VIP guests.

In 2000, Sophia relocated to Chicago with her husband, Michael, and they have made Chicago their permanent home. Inspired by Chicago’s diverse and vibrant culture, Sophia applied her business acumen to supporting Chicago’s arts community. She was Managing Director of the Chicago International Film Festival (2000-2007), Executive Director of Fulcrum Point New Music Project (2007-2013), and Managing Director of Redmoon Theater (2013-2014).

She launched Sophia’s Choice as a non-profit vehicle for the biannual Chicago film festival, Asian Pop-Up Cinema, in 2015.

As well as her years of expertise curating and promoting Asian film, Sophia has extensive business experience. Before she made cinema her number one passion, she spent a decade working for Swiss multinational Marc Rich & Co. as Managing Director of its Hong Kong and Beijing offices. She also worked as the Beijing-based Country Director of a U.S. agribusiness trade association.

Global Industry Spotlight is a conversational series focused on providing resources and insight for the creative entrepreneur.

Bio: Sophia has cinema in her blood. She was born and raised in Hong Kong and her parents were part of Hong Kong’s bustling film industry in the 1950’s-1970’s. Her father Wong Tsao-she, or Wang Zhao-xi, was an award-winning editor with the Motion Picture and General Investment Co. Ltd, which later became Cathay Organization (HK) Ltd. Sophia’s mother Yu Wan-fei , was an actress with Sil-Metropole Organization Ltd. Growing up in a “film family,” Sophia became both interested in, and an advocate for, Asian film.

But it was in the early 1990’s where that love of film launched her own career in the industry. While working in Beijing, Sophia launched a Sophia’s Choice movie series, bringing Chinese films and cultural exchange with the film’s actors and directors to Beijing’s expatriate and diplomatic community.

During a two-year stay in Sydney in the late 1990’s Sophia curated two independent retrospective Chinese and Hong Kong film festivals on behalf of the Hong Kong Economic & Trade Office and the People’s Republic of China Consulate in the city. In 1999, Sophia also became the Hong Kong Consultant for Italy’s Udine Far East Film Festival (FEFF). She continues to support the festival as the official Cantonese and Mandarin Chinese translator for the festival’s VIP guests.

In 2000, Sophia relocated to Chicago with her husband, Michael, and they have made Chicago their permanent home. Inspired by Chicago’s diverse and vibrant culture, Sophia applied her business acumen to supporting Chicago’s arts community. She was Managing Director of the Chicago International Film Festival (2000-2007), Executive Director of Fulcrum Point New Music Project (2007-2013), and Managing Director of Redmoon Theater (2013-2014).

She launched Sophia’s Choice as a non-profit vehicle for the biannual Chicago film festival, Asian Pop-Up Cinema, in 2015.

As well as her years of expertise curating and promoting Asian film, Sophia has extensive business experience. Before she made cinema her number one passion, she spent a decade working for Swiss multinational Marc Rich & Co. as Managing Director of its Hong Kong and Beijing offices. She also worked as the Beijing-based Country Director of a U.S. agribusiness trade association.

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Global Industry Spotlight - Sophia Wong Boccio

64 views April 8, 2022 12:33 am

Global Industry Spotlight is a conversational series focused on providing resources and insight for the creative entrepreneur.

Bio: Pablo J. Boczkowski is Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He is Founder and Director of the Center for Latinx Digital Media, and Faculty Director of the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program, both at Northwestern, and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina, a joint initiative between Northwestern and Universidad de San Andrés, in Buenos Aires. In 2020 he was named Fellow of the International Communication Association.

His research program examines the dynamics of digital culture from a comparative perspective. He is the author of six books, four edited volumes, and over fifty journal articles. Three of his books are being published in 2021: Abundance: On the Experience of Living in a World of Information Plenty (Oxford University Press), The Digital Environment: How We Live, Learn, Work, and Play Now (with Eugenia Mitchelstein, MIT Press) and The Journalism Manifesto (with Barbie Zelizer and Chris Anderson, Polity).

His current book projects include Social Media Studies: Comparative Perspectives (with Mora Matassi, under contract with MIT Press) and The Patina of Distrust: Misinformation in a Context of Generalized Skepticism (with Eugenia Mitchelstein, Facundo Suenzo, and María Celeste Wagner, in progress).. He writes regularly for Infobae América, and is an unfailing —and often heartbroken—supporter of San Lorenzo de Almagro.

Global Industry Spotlight is a conversational series focused on providing resources and insight for the creative entrepreneur.

Bio: Pablo J. Boczkowski is Hamad Bin Khalifa Al-Thani Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at Northwestern University. He is Founder and Director of the Center for Latinx Digital Media, and Faculty Director of the Master of Science in Leadership for Creative Enterprises program, both at Northwestern, and Co-Founder and Co-Director of the Center for the Study of Media and Society in Argentina, a joint initiative between Northwestern and Universidad de San Andrés, in Buenos Aires. In 2020 he was named Fellow of the International Communication Association.

His research program examines the dynamics of digital culture from a comparative perspective. He is the author of six books, four edited volumes, and over fifty journal articles. Three of his books are being published in 2021: Abundance: On the Experience of Living in a World of Information Plenty (Oxford University Press), The Digital Environment: How We Live, Learn, Work, and Play Now (with Eugenia Mitchelstein, MIT Press) and The Journalism Manifesto (with Barbie Zelizer and Chris Anderson, Polity).

His current book projects include Social Media Studies: Comparative Perspectives (with Mora Matassi, under contract with MIT Press) and The Patina of Distrust: Misinformation in a Context of Generalized Skepticism (with Eugenia Mitchelstein, Facundo Suenzo, and María Celeste Wagner, in progress).. He writes regularly for Infobae América, and is an unfailing —and often heartbroken—supporter of San Lorenzo de Almagro.

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Global Industry Spotlight - Pablo J. Boczkowski

18 views February 3, 2022 11:27 pm