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 ). Button-down IP ownership and assignment issues (see post here ).

If I Launched a Startup

The Startup Lawyer

2) State of Incorporation: Delaware. (3) 10) Consideration for Founders Shares: Cash & IP. (11) 11) Handling of “Lost Founders&# : Lock Down the IP (then Wish Them Well). Here’s what I’d do in the beginning: Incorporation. (1) 1) Entity Choice: Corporation or Corporation. (2) 3) Authorized Shares in Charter: 10,000,000 Shares. (4) 4) Type of Shares: Common Stock. (5) 5) Par Value of Common: $0.0001. (6) 6) Initial Founders Issuance: 8,000,000 Shares. (7)

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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. Mistake #2: Not Buttoning-Down IP Ownership Issues.

The 5 Biggest Legal Mistakes That Startups Make

Scott Edward Walker

My law firm recently entered into a new partnership with This Week in Startups and sponsored their live fireside chat last month in San Francisco with authors Nick Bilton and Brad Stone.

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. There are also some legal protections all minority investors are granted under, say, Delaware or California law. With the passage of the JOBS act , it seems that many more Americans will soon be able to buy equity in private companies.

If I Launched a Startup

The Startup Lawyer

2) State of Incorporation: Delaware. (3) 10) Consideration for Founders Shares: Cash & IP. (11) 11) Handling of “Lost Founders&# : Lock Down the IP. Here’s what I’d do in the beginning: Incorporation. (1) 1) Entity Choice: Corporation or Corporation. (2) 3) Authorized Shares in Charter: 10,000,000 Shares. (4) 4) Type of Shares: Common Stock. (5) 5) Par Value of Common: $0.0001. (6) 6) Initial Founders Issuance: 8,000,000 Shares. (7)

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

Taffy Williams

A C Corporation is registered with a state (Delaware for example) by filing the appropriate documents. Think Ahead When You are Negotiating IP Rights A Few Great Links to Startup Articles ► April (11) Beyond Rumsfeld by (Stephen A.

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 ). Button-down IP ownership and assignment issues (see post here ).