Newsletter: 034 | Fandom

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The 2018 FIFA World Cup kicked off this week in Russia.  The fandom that surrounds a sport like soccer, especially during events like the World Cup, in many ways transcends the sport itself.  Communities of diverse people rally together around a common bond, creating a culture of camaraderie.  These characteristics make for an interesting model when thinking about how to build out a company workforce and culture.  

Content We Liked


Speech: Digital Asset Transactions: When Howey Met Gary (Plastic)
June 14, 2018

The Director of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance shared his thoughts on the regulatory landscape of digital tokens, including by stating that current offers and sales of Ether are not securities transactions.


Podcast: Investor Stories 88: Lessons Learned
The Full Ratchet
June 12, 2018

Three VCs share important lessons learned in startup investing.


Video: WWDC18 Recap
June 4, 2018

A recap of some of the biggest announcements at the recent Apple Worldwide Developers Conference.

Content We Created

Blog Post

SEC Alert - Ether Is Not A Security
Scannavino Law LLP
June 17, 2018

This post provides a brief news alert about the recent SEC statements surrounding the regulatory landscape of digital tokens.  

Where We'll Be This Week

Open Office Hours

Friday, June 22, 2018

HUB seventeen
114 5th Avenue
(underground lululemon's Flatiron store)

We're taking our laptops to lululemon's community space to work for a few hours and offer a chance to connect in an informal work setting.  Think of it as open office hours for you to come by and chat about law, startups, crypto, wellness, etc.  It'll also give you an excuse to buy some great workout gear.


You'll need to sign up online at the links provided for ticketed events.  Attendance is at your own cost and subject to limited availability.  No need to RSVP to us for any of these events, but let us know if you'd like to be kept in the loop on any last-minute scheduling changes.  Also, keep in mind that these events are not firm-hosted or sponsored events, so we have no control over availability, pricing or any other matters associated with these events.  This is just our attempt at cultivating community by giving us all a chance to connect outside of the office.

About our Newsletter

We decided to launch a weekly newsletter with the simple goal of cultivating community.  Our newsletter covers (1) content relating to the startup industry that we liked from the previous week, giving you something to read, listen to, and watch; (2) content we created during the previous week, keeping you up to date on news and insight from our team; and (3) events and activities we plan to host or attend in the upcoming week, providing our community of clients, partners, and friends an opportunity to share, support, and connect with each other.

Scannavino Law