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Offit Kurman Initiates Relationship with CrowdCampuses and coPhilly

Offit Kurman recently struck up a strategic relationship with CrowdCampuses and coPhilly, Offit Kurman CrowdCampuses Philadelphia based companies that work with businesses to assist in their funding and crowd sourcing needs. Based in center city Philadelphia, they bridge the gap between Main Street and institutions of Higher Education. The goal of CrowdCampuses and coPhilly is to help new businesses flourish through the means of crowd sourcing. CrowdCampuses and coPhillyalso create strategies for professionals in different industries to work together and find mutually beneficial relationships within the higher education and small to medium size business community. They aim to serve students, new business owners, investors, creatives, and other service providers to help them create more opportunities for growth in capital as well as size. By investing themselves in the student base of the surrounding universities, CrowdCampuses and coPhilly hope to tap into student capital and enable the entrepreneurs and workers of tomorrow to get a foot in the door and start becoming a part of the professional world. 80% or more of the workforce of CrowdCampuses comes from students. The partnership between Offit Kurman and Crowd Campuses/coPhily will allow for more resources and strategies to help companies that they work with flourish. Offit Kurman is excited to be participating in order to help young entrepreneurs and start-ups build their companies using crowd funding. A Principal at Offit Kurman, says of the relationship, “Our desire to be an essential part of the crowdunding process makes us the perfect legal partner in this extremely exciting growth process for the industry.” Kevin Provost, CrowdCampuses and coPhilly founder, is also excited about the relationship. He says, “Offit Kurman was a very strategic choice for the initiative. Of all the firms we were considering, Offit Kurman expressed an explicit desire to work more closely with the entrepreneurs, startups, and early-stage companies emerging here in Philadelphia, so it seemed like a natural fit for us.” The relationship between Offit Kurman and CrowdCampuses/coPhilly will continue to flourish and give young people interested in business more resources to get started and build a better tomorrow. To learn more about Offit Kurman – one of the fastest-growing, full-service law firms in the mid-Atlantic region – please fill out our contact form. With over 100 attorneys in seven offices serving Washington DC, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Wilmington and Northern Virginia, the firm is well positioned to meet the legal needs of dynamic businesses and the people who own and operate them. You can also connect with Offit Kurman via Facebook, Twitter, Google+, YouTube, and LinkedIn. Source: