WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tandem Legal Group, a boutique law and business advisory firm that provides full-service corporate representation and business advice to fast-growing entrepreneurial companies, today announced the launch of its partnership with S&R Foundation's Halcyon Incubator, a unique and forward-thinking incubator program designed to empower social change throughout the nation and the world.
The Halcyon Incubator program, which will welcome its first class of fellows later this year, will offer entrepreneurs seeking to develop impactful social start ups with much-needed support and resources. The program will provide its fellows with tools critical to the development of their companies, including rent-free housing and office space, complimentary legal, strategic, accounting and PR resources, mentorship and access to a network of potential funders.
"The organizational, legal and proprietary challenges that social start-ups face often result in impassable roadblocks in the formation of otherwise sound ventures," said Kate Goodall, COO, S&R Foundation. "We are delighted that Tandem has joined us in this worthwhile endeavor, and is committed to providing crucial insights to assist our fellows create meaningful social ventures that have the capacity to change the world."
Tandem will provide the Halcyon Incubator's social entrepreneur fellows with legal and business advisory insights to support the fellows' social ventures. Tandem will provide guidance regarding early-stage finance, business negotiation, legal strategy, and other highly relevant legal topics for social ventures.
"We are excited to be working with S&R Foundation and serving as an advisor in the Halcyon Incubator's inaugural year, especially since it is fostering talent and innovation in our hometown of D.C.," remarked Mike McDevitt, CEO of Tandem Legal Group. "At Tandem, we are committed to helping young, high-growth, entrepreneurial companies succeed and we look forward to sharing our insights and collaborating with the social entrepreneurs participating in the incubator."
About Tandem Legal Group
Tandem Legal Group (http://tndm.com/) is a boutique law and business advisory firm that has challenged the traditional law firm model and created a new, client-focused legal services solution focused on accelerating client growth. Tandem works with young, high-growth, entrepreneurial companies and provides them with services across two primary service areas: Legal Services and Business Advisory.
About S&R Foundation
S&R Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization created in 2000 to support talented individuals with great potential and high aspirations in the arts, sciences and social entrepreneurship, especially those who are furthering international cultural collaboration. Contributions to S&R Foundation go directly to funding our mission. Overhead and general operational costs are covered by founders' contributions and use of existing assets. For more information, visit www.SandRFoundation.org.
About Halcyon Incubator
Halcyon Incubator was founded on the principle that intrepid individuals with transformative ideas can solve 21st century challenges. In an effort to empower social change, the Incubator supports fearless social entrepreneurs through a unique 14-month fellowship, comprised of a residency of intensive educational programs, rent-free workspace, mentoring, complimentary business resources, as well as access to a network of potential funders. Halcyon Incubator is committed to partnering with its fellows to transform their audacious ideas into scalable ventures to achieve meaningful social outcomes. http://www.halcyonincubator.org @HalcyonIncubate www.facebook.com/halcyonincubator
CONTACT: Media Contacts: Tandem Legal Group Elizabeth Hyland Elizabeth.Hyland@icrinc.com 646-277-1252 Halcyon Incubator Sage Communications (for Halcyon Incubator) Brian Lake Blake@aboutsage.com 703-894-7414Source:Tandem Legal Group