Derrick Minor is the Innovation and Entrepreneurship Manager for the City of Raleigh in the Office of Economic Development. Derrick is responsible for identifying, engaging, connecting, and supporting high-growth companies and entrepreneurs throughout Raleigh with an end goal to help companies to start, stay, and prosper within the City.Learn more
Jennifer Meeks is a recent graduate of Elon University and has passed the bar in NC. As she transitions into a full time job as an attorney, she is offering her time to HQ members. Jennifer can help members with corporate structure-related issues; NDAs; partnership agreements/articles of incorporation; other company policy documents and contracts, including employees and third parties. That’s not an exclusive list, by any means, but hopefully provides a helpful starting point.Learn more
As an entrepreneur, small business owner, and experienced CPA, Rachel David can help with personal and business accounting. She can also help you better understand the upcoming changes to NC tax law.
NC recently passed a law effective for taxable years beginning on or after January 1, 2104 that changes the NC4 tax form.
Devon White joins us thanks to our sponsor, Wyrick Robbins . She has practiced exclusively in the field of intellectual property law with a focus on trademark and copyright prosecution and litigation. She works with clients on branding strategies and building and maintaining strategic domestic and international portfolios. She also teaches trademark law at the North Carolina Central University School of Law and at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Law.Learn more
Chris Lynch joins HQ thanks to our sponsor, Wyrick Robbins. Chris’s practice focuses on the legal needs of early-stage, high-growth companies and the investors who back them. He often acts as general corporate counsel for startup companies in the IT fields. Common questions you might have for Chris include: - How to select a legal entity for your company? - How to protect your IP with legal contracts? - How to use equity as a compensation tool? - How to structure your company for investment…Learn more