Macomb Incubator Offers Advice On Protecting Company Secrets: The latest “Lunch and Launch” program at the Macomb-OU INCubator at VelocityCenter will be held Thursday, Dec. 6 from noon to 1 p.m. at the center, 6633 18 Mile Road, Sterling Heights. In “#NicePeopleDOFinishLast: Protecting Your Investment, Ideas and Trade Secrets in the Social Media Age.” Bernard Fuhs, an attorney with the law firm of Butzel Long, will conduct a presentation regarding a company’s most valuable assets, including trade secrets, confidential information and business relationships. More specifically, this presentation explores how failing to proactively and properly protect these assets negatively impacts your business, especially for startups and entrepreneurs,, and the steps you can take to protect these assets and remedy any misappropriation of them. Fuhs concentrates his practice in the areas of business and commercial litigation, with significant experience in non-compete and trade secret disputes. He has successfully litigated and counseled clients on non-compete and trade secret matters in all 50 states. He is a frequent speaker on non-compete and trade secret issues, and has authored and contributed to many publications, national and local, regarding the same. For more information on this Lunch and Launch program, or to register for this free event, call Joan Carleton at (586) 884-9324 or email macINC@oakland.edu.
Billhighway, HandsOn Tech Detroit Offer Webinar On Mobile, Online Fundraising: On Thursday, Nov. 29 at 10 a.m. Eastern time, Billhighway, a provider of cloud-based accounting solutions for nonprofit organizations, presents a nonprofit best practices Webinar surveying the latest in online and mobile fundraising technology. This Webinar is presented in conjunction with HandsOn Tech Detroit, a federal Americorps program under the auspices of HighwayT (a Michigan Nonprofit Association program). HandsOn Tech Detroit seeks to provide technology assistance in low income areas throughout greater Metro Detroit. According to the Nonprofit Technology Network, 180 percent more funds are raised by nonprofits with mobile versus traditional methods. The Webinar gives an overview of the latest in technology including mobile wallets, QR codes, text-to-give and other technology tools that help organizations raise more funds, faster and more securely. More at www.billhighway.co.