FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 30, 2015
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE LLP PARTNER RICHARD HONEN TO JUDGE AT REVEAL PITCH DAY
Albany, N.Y. – Richard E. Honen, a partner with Phillips Lytle LLP, a premier regional law firm that is recognized nationally for its legal excellence, will be a judge at REVEAL Pitch Day on Thursday, July 30th. The Rensselaer Emerging Ventures Ecosystem Accelerator Lab (REVEAL) is an applied pre-incubation program aimed at helping new entrepreneurs to become better equipped at managing the intricacies of starting a new venture, and advance their startup to its next stage of growth. REVEAL was launched in the Summer of 2015 with nine local startup companies. For five intensive weeks, REVEAL participants have undergone intensive learning and application in the areas of strategic planning, business model design, customer discovery, marketing, sales, strategic partnerships, intellectual property protection, prototype development, pitching techniques, fundraising, and team formation.
The REVEAL Summer 2015 class will present their businesses and show off the companies they are building.
REVEAL companies presenting include:
- Ascend Technology, LLC
- Coast Designwear
- Giving-Tree Associates
- Ilium VR
- Miobox, LLC
- Momentum Mechanics
Mr. Honen focuses his practice in banking, corporate and venture capital law and commercial litigation. He provides corporate counsel to a broad spectrum of companies with a particular emphasis on emerging growth and start-up companies.