Matt Benson and Emily Bolton Recently Presented at Lunch & Learn at Alpha Loft

March 28, 2018

Matt and Emily gave a presentation on the topic of Funding Options for Early-Stage Companies. In case you missed, Matt and Emily will be presenting this topic again on May 22nd. Details regarding the presentation and registration link are below.

Funding Options for Early-Stage Companies: What to Know Before Accepting a Check

You are a founder behind a new company with an energetic team and a unique business idea. While these are key components to growing a successful business, your next question likely revolves around how you are going to pay for it all. In the first year or two of a company, finding funding can be one of the founders’ top challenges. Furthermore, the funding that is accepted early on can have repercussions throughout the life of the company.

Join us as Matthew Benson and Emily Bolton from Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson discuss what funding options exist for early-stage companies, what important considerations founders should be making before accepting such funding, and how early funding decisions can impact later investments.

About the Presenters:

  • Matthew Benson – Matt Benson is a corporate attorney and represents entrepreneurs of all types and at all stages of their businesses, from start-up to exit.  In his work with startups, Matt has counseled his clients on a variety of corporate matters, including entity formation, obtaining angel round financing, venture capital or other debt and/or equity financing, contract issues, equity ownership matters, and exit strategy issues.
  • Emily Bolton – Emily Bolton is a corporate attorney at Cook, Little, Rosenblatt & Manson. She advises entrepreneurial clients on a variety of business matters, including mergers and acquisitions, equity and debt offerings, trademarks, and corporate governance. Emily can be reached at


Date & Time: Tuesday, May 22nd from Noon to 1PM

Location: Alpha Loft, 1087 Elm Street, 2nd Floor, Manchester, NH 03101

Lunch Will Be Provided


Link to register: May 22 Lunch & Learn