About Kickstart

Our business grows by helping new businesses grow. We have extensive experience advising small to medium-sized businesses, and long-standing relationships with organizations devoted to supporting entrepreneurs, including but not limited to Innovate Calgary, Kinetica Ventures, VA Angels, District Ventures and the Entrepreneurs’ Organization.

In growing your company from a startup to a thriving business, it is important to develop a relationship with a law firm that can identify and deal with any legal concerns that arise along the way.

Bennett Jones Kickstart is designed to help entrepreneurs identify, anticipate and manage potential legal concerns early in the development of their businesses, on a cost-effective basis, before those concerns require significant resources that divert attention away from growing their businesses. Bennett Jones Kickstart also provides entrepreneurs with strategic advice at manageable rates during critical stages of development as well as access to our innovation networks.

Access to Kickstart Includes

  • a 3-hour face-to-face diagnostic Kickstart consultation with the Kickstart team composed of experienced Bennett Jones lawyers from a full spectrum of practice areas, including corporate, securities, private equity, intellectual property, information technology, banking, tax, employment, real estate and litigation;
  • a customized legal services plan designed to implement the recommendations developed from the diagnostic Kickstart consultation;
  • special-access to our predictable fee arrangements to implement your legal services plan on a cost-effective and predictable basis; and
  • introduction to our network of investors, advisors and strategic partners.

Key Contacts

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Karen Keck
Partner Calgary | 403.298.2077
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Kelly R. Ford
Associate Calgary | 403.298.3364

Kickstart Supporters

District Ventures
EO Entrepreneurs Organization Calgary
Innovate Calgary
Kenetica Ventures
VA Angels
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