Launching a startup requires innovative ideas, hard work, good timing, and luck. You, the student entrepreneurs, are addressing the technical, scientific and financial issues in your venture. Now, you must deal with the usual legal issues confronted by startups. The formation of a startup company and its financing may appear deceptively simple. But, a startup faces a multitude of complex legal issues which, if mishandled, can have a substantial and sometimes irreparable negative impact on its business. These areas include, among others, intellectual property, intra-company relationships, securities issuance and ownership, tax, trade secrets, employment, and competition issues. Addressing them thoroughly and competently is crucial to success. Avoiding mistakes is critical and we are here to help.
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Top-10 Startup Mistakes
To succeed, founders and entrepreneurs must avoid the common mistakes we will describe in this webinar. Those mistakes often require substantial and crippling expense to correct and can create damaging or even fatal delay. As lawyers and business consultants to numerous startups over the past decade, we have seen some achieve a modicum of success, some fail, and some make it big. The successful ones have avoided making the common mistakes we will discuss.
This webinar will describe the areas where most mistakes are made and suggest appropriate preventive measures.