Thank You Sponsor: Fredrikson & Byron

by Admin

Screen Shot 2014-06-08 at 8.08.54 PMIt is important to recognize those who financially sponsor TECHdotMN because their contribution helps to advance Minnesota’s technology industry.

Thank you Fredrikson & Byron for reinvesting!

What does Fredrikson & Byron do?

Fredrikson & Byron is a full service law firm with a long history of working side-by-side with entrepreneurs from inception to exit by offering creative and practical legal solutions. We offer experienced teams of attorneys in all areas necessary to start and grow a technology company – corporate, intellectual property, employment, finance, and e-commerce, software and Internet related agreements.

When did the firm start and where is it based?

Fredrikson & Byron was founded in 1948. Our principal office is in Minneapolis, and we have additional offices in Bismarck, Fargo, Des Moines, Monterrey Mexico, and Shanghai, China.

What is something unique about Fredrikson & Byron?

We recently rebuilt our Start-Up and Rapid Growth Enterprises practice group from the ground up based on the singular idea that we want to be a true partner and complete resource to rapidly growing companies from inception to exit. To do this we invested up-front to be able to bring our decades of experience offering creative and practical solutions to on a cost effective basis to tech entrepreneurs. We pulled together a best in breed team, revamped our billing structure for rapidly growing companies, and spent countless hours analyzing and restructuring our internal processes and technology so we can offer you:

  • Common services on a fixed fee basis and other alternative billing arrangements – ask us for the price list.
  • An outstanding multi-disciplinary group of lawyers with practice focus and experience that span the broad range of legal needs of fast growing business – intellectual property, employment, venture and angel capital, to name a few.
  • A top-notch team of attorneys with various experience levels and rates so we can staff a project to provide you the best value possible.

Why does Fredrickson & Byron sponsor TECHdotMN?

TECHdotMN team’s hard work has had a significant positive impact on the technology industry in Minnesota. It’s that simple. They earned and deserve and our sponsorship and we want to help continue their good work.

How could Minnesota’s tech industry improve from your point of view?

It’s great, lots of momentum and a strong community. It would be wonderful to see more of the bright young entrepreneurs, technologist and developers stay here and build companies in Minnesota.

Is there anything else that you would like to add?

We really want to help tech startups get up and moving as inexpensively as possible. To do this we created SURGE, which is an offering of free events where you can get answers to your legal questions. Look for our events on Meetup and at CoCo and Healthcare.MN, as well as our easy to use documents and other helpful information. Come at a SURGE event an get your questions answered.