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  • 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. 

    February 14, 2014 | Gideon Dionne

  • This is a presentation which was given to an incubator in San Antonio.  The focus of the presentation shared in this article was common questions and legal choices which face web startups and designers in the early stages of their business...

    June 1, 2012 | Nathan Roach

  • As this article explains, although money finders and business brokers can be tempting ways to find capital for your business, using their services carelessly can hurt your business and its value.  The article details some of the penalties...

    April 2, 2012 | James Blake

  • When you incorporate your business, what corporate form should you incorporate as?  This article provides several financial considerations which should inform your choice of entity; these considerations include accounting preferences, your...

    February 10, 2012 | James Blake

  • When a capital injection is needed, some high-potential startups turn to venture capital firms.  However, venture capital firms are, like other investors, seeking a return on their investment, and they negotiate often-complex term sheets to meet...

    January 10, 2012 | Aaron Woo

  • This article continues a look at common vesting issues for founders' stock in a company financed by VC funds or angel investors.  The article highlights two types of vesting:  first, single-trigger vesting, where a founder's stock vests on...

    January 10, 2012 | Aaron Woo

  • Proper formation of a business, and proper documentation surrounding that formation, are both crucial steps in realizing a return on the time and effort you put into helping your business grow.  This article highlights some of the considerations...

    October 29, 2011 | James Blake

  • This article explains how a lawyer with a deep understanding of legal issues commonly faced by startups in Texas can add value to your prospective business.  It also explains how the choice of business entity which you make when you form your...

    October 3, 2011 | James Blake

  • One of the most common questions facing any startup is whether to form an LLC or corporation.  In this blog post, Brian Spross sets forth three situations in which he advises clients to opt for an LLC.  - Summary by FizzLaw Team

    May 30, 2011 | Brian Spross

  • Brian Spross provides an explanation of the differences between ® and ™ and offers a few advantages of the registered ® over the unregistered ™. A trademark can be protected without registration but the registered trademark is...

    October 23, 2010 | Brian Spross

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