In order to participate in Mizzou VMS, you must sign the acknowledgements and release from liability provided on this form. If you have questions or concerns about this form, you may wish to consult legal counsel.
I acknowledge that I have read, understand and will abide by the Mizzou Venture Mentoring Service Statement of Principles, Operating Principles, Principles of Governance, and Rules for Participating Entrepreneurs copies of which have been given to me.
I also acknowledge that Mizzou VMS Mentors are uncompensated and can provide only educational support and that they cannot make business decisions for Mizzou VMS Entrepreneurs, and I hereby release from liability, and waive all claims that I, my heirs, successors and assigns may have against any Mizzou VMS Mentor for any actual or claimed errors or other acts or omissions.
I further acknowledge that the Mizzou VMS does not control or direct its Mentors in connection with services provided to Entrepreneurs or their ventures, and I hereby release from liability, and waive all claims that I, my heirs, successors and assigns may have against the Mizzou VMS and its Co-Directors and Officers for any actual or claimed errors or other acts or omissions of the Mizzou VMS Mentors.
Finally, I acknowledge that the activities of the Mizzou VMS are conducted largely by volunteers on a best-effort basis who are fully independent of and are not directed by the University of Missouri, its faculty, its employees, or its officers (collectively, MU), and I hereby release from liability and waive all claims against the University of Missouri that I, my heirs, successors and assigns may have for any actual or claimed errors or other acts, or omissions, including, but not limited to negligent acts of the Mizzou VMS or its Co-Directors, or Mentors or anyone else connected with the Mizzou VMS.