One of the biggest concerns for any business is protecting its principals as well as its assets—and keeping personal and business assets separate is paramount. Forming a legal entity is one of the best ways to create a separation of personal and business assets.
There are various website agreements that you need to include on your website. Some of these will be required and others are highly recommended.
With an understanding of the differences between pre-money and post-money valuations, their importance, and how the amount of capital you raise can impact your ownership, you will have a better idea of how much capital you want to raise for your business.
Over the years, many states have implemented online data privacy regulations. As a business owner, it’s your duty to stay up to date with these laws and protect your customers. Failure to do so will not only affect your reputation but can destroy your bottom line. For startups, there are a few things you need to know about data privacy laws.
The growing demand for software, platforms, and infrastructure to be more scalable, faster/easier to use, and cost-effective has shifted us away from the traditional on-premises model to a cloud-based model. This post will dive into the three services above; SaaS, PaaS, and IaaS.
In response to consumer privacy concerns, several states have implemented new data security laws. The most recent of which is California’s CCPA. This blog post discusses some ways that startups can become CCPA compliant.
Crowdfunding is a good way for startups to raise money for their product/service. Widget makers and apparel designers (including our client, Apricoat®), in particular, have made extensive use of crowdfunding to get projects off the ground.
The process of starting a new business can be confusing; startups should be aware of where they can go to get the advice and guidance they need to succeed. Aside from networking events and cold-calling people, other options exist; incubators and accelerators.
A lawyer by subscription is an alternative fee arrangement where a client pays a flat monthly or yearly fee for a certain set of legal services. This allows them the freedom to contact their attorney as needed during that time, instead of their attorney billing them by the hour.
Strong branding is one of the things which will help your startup succeed. Learn more about trademarking and why you should have a trademark attorney.