ND&C LaunchPad is an educational platform providing free legal education to all, and access to subsidized legal services for businesses founded, controlled and generally run by women. LaunchPad’s primary purpose is to help early-stage businesses meet regulatory and compliance standards necessary to grow without breaking the bank. We do this, by providing free educational material, and discounted advisory services to deserving young businesses.
During our period of engagement, LaunchPad's dedicated team of legal experts provide comprehensive audits of the compliance matters of businesses, while offering trainings and material on legal aspects of business operations, feedback on simple legal questions, and access to a one-of-a-kind suite of template documents to mitigate business risk and govern all aspects of our client’s operations.
The Need for LaunchPad
ND&C LaunchPad was created out of N. Dowuona & Company’s desire to provide impactful legal insight to young woman-led businesses in a way that is efficient, cost effective and reliable. Knowing that women work twice as hard to get half as far as men, we are resolute in our resolve to ensure adequate representation where it matters. By providing access to resources and expertise otherwise outside the reach of these businesses, we seek to actively assist our clients minimize legal risk and make them more competitive.
The LaunchPad Offering
LaunchPad currently exists in two configurations. LaunchPad and LaunchPad Plus (+)
LaunchPad, is a free educational platform providing resources which discuss various questions around the issues of general permits and licensing, labour, employment, intellectual property and proper corporate governance. We host regular interactive sessions on social media aimed at educating and providing clarity on legal issues.
LaunchPad Plus (+) affords businesses the opportunity to properly organize operations by providing tailored audits of operating and governance structures with a view to optimize these operations and minimize risk. We assist businesses by providing access to resources and expertise otherwise outside the reach of young businesses. In doing so, LaunchPad Plus empowers these businesses to minimize legal risk and make them more competitive.
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