As a founder of a startup company, you may have heard or read about vesting schedules for your startup’s shares. What is often not communicated is why a vesting schedule may be important when it comes to issuing founders’ shares. This...
This article discusses New Jersey law on the issue of enforcing partnership agreements that are not reduced to writing, otherwise known as verbal or oral agreements. Even though New Jersey recognizes verbal partnership agreements, the burden of...
Thinking about using online legal forms to create your startup entity? Read this first.
Not sure if it's time to incorporate your startup? Wondering if you should create an LLC for your small business? This article is for you.
This article deals with the benefits, legal issues and practical solutions to bringing an existing foreign business into the US market.
This article discusses a recent Massachusetts Superior Court case that held a requirement for businesses to take proactive steps in protecting their trade secrets in order to succeed on a misappropriation claim.
This article describes how to avoid common collections mistakes that can lead your business to disputes and how to help your business get paid on time. Learn best practices for accounts receivable, including invoicing and contracts.
The Founder Accord is a basic deal sheet among founders that sets a new entrepreneurial industry standard for protecting founders while they develop their ideas and grow their businesses.
This article is a legal guide on launching, or backing, a kickstarter project. It discusses what happens to contributed funds in the case of a failed project, and the implications on kickstarter as a result of the JOBS Act.
This article explains the advantages and disadvantages of capitalizing a small business through either equity or debt.