FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 24, 2019
Oliver F. Hays
Phillips Lytle LLP
PHILLIPS LYTLE PARTNER AND ALBANY OFFICE LEADER RICHARD E. HONEN TO SERVE AS JUDGE AT NEW YORK BUSINESS PLAN COMPETITION FINALS
Albany, N.Y. – Phillips Lytle Partner and Albany Office Leader Richard E. Honen will serve as a judge at the finals of the New York Business Plan Competition (NYBPC). The event will take place on Friday, April 26th at 3:30 p.m. at Sage Armory, 130 New Scotland Avenue, in Albany.
Since 2010, more than 2,500 students have participated in the NYBPC, more than 100 businesses have been started, and the NYBPC has seeded over $1M, yielding over $20M in additional funding for these companies.
Mr. Honen leads the firm’s Venture Capital Team and focuses his practice in corporate, finance, and venture capital law, as well as complex commercial litigation. He provides corporate counsel to a broad spectrum of companies from startup to Fortune 50, and has lectured extensively, particularly on the topics of corporate law, venture capital, and angel investing.