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Legal Checklist for Startups

Scott Edward Walker

Incorporate in Delaware and qualify the company to do business in the state in which its principal office is located (see #2 here ). 3. 

If I Launched a Startup

The Startup Lawyer

Hell Yes. (9) Vesting Schedule for Founders Shares: 4 years with a One Year Cliff. (10) Consideration for Founders Shares: Cash & IP. (11) Handling of “Lost Founders&# : Lock Down the IP (then Wish Them Well).

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The 5 Biggest Legal Mistakes That Startups Make

Scott Edward Walker

Mistake #2 :  not buttoning-down IP ownership issues (at 10:20). you want to form a Delaware corporation. Cheers, Scott. link].

The 5 Biggest Legal Mistakes That Startups Make

Scott Edward Walker

Cheers, Scott [link] Below is my personal outline for the workshop. issues to address include: How have they treated their other portfolio companies?

The risks of being a small investor in a private company

Chris Dixon

Small investors invest in entity 1 that licenses IP from entity 2. Value of IP increases and entity 2 is sold and eventually cancels entity 1′s license, making entity 1 worthless. 4) Pay-to-play or artificially low downrounds. Here are a few examples. 1) Issuing of senior securities with multiple liquidation preferences.

The Legal Side of Entrepreneurship

YoungUpstarts

Startups also must pay an inexpensive service fee for incorporating in Delaware. by John Vrionis, partner at Lightspeed Venture Partners.

What Is the “Walker Startup Package”?

Scott Edward Walker

Incorporate in Delaware and qualify the company to do business in the state in which its principal office is located (see #2 here ). 3. 

Startup Blog: Forming the Company & Structure - part of starting a.

Taffy Williams

Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A. Now what?