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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 ). 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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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 ).

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.