Pepper Hamilton LLP announced today that the firm has launched seed.pepperlaw.com — a new website highlighting Pepper SEED™, the firm’s program for startup and early-stage entrepreneurial development. The dedicated site allows visitors to learn more about the program and submit a questionnaire to express their interest.
Through Pepper SEED, the firm’s attorneys work with emerging companies to provide a solid and affordable legal foundation while developing a long-term relationship between business and adviser. Once accepted into the program, SEED clients benefit from a unique alternative fee structure, where, for a nominal entry fee, they receive a full suite of essential basic legal documents, effective legal counseling and mentoring.
In addition to providing an overview of the SEED Program and the services clients receive, the new seed.pepperlaw.com website provides an initial screening questionnaire for startup and early-stage companies interested in participating in the program. After this initial inquiry is submitted, Pepper Hamilton will invite qualified companies to complete a full application for final approval.
“We’re pleased to launch this new website to make it easier for potential SEED Program participants to learn more and connect with the firm,” said Chris Miller, partner and co-chair of the program. “We expect that this site will introduce us to exciting new startups that may one day join the ranks of our SEED graduates, including the six companies that graduated in 2018 after receiving significant funding.”
The new website, which is fully integrated with Pepper Hamilton’s existing systems and processes, is the result of a collaboration between Pepper attorneys and the firm’s marketing and information technology departments.
William Gaus, Pepper’s Chief Information Officer, said, “This website is one step in the firm’s continuing efforts to develop technology solutions that meet our clients’ and attorneys’ needs. Leveraging the platform we built to deliver the new SEED site, we are already working on additional digital experiences for our attorneys to interact with clients.”