“Being the richest man in the cemetery doesn’t matter to me. Going to bed at night saying we’ve done something wonderful, that’s what matters to me.” – Steve Jobs
Yesterday you emailed your team news of Facebook’s ONE BILLION DOLLAR acquisition of Instagram. Because, while you live by the Steve Jobs quote (you’re building something wonderful and only that matters), even so: that’s a paycheck with many, many, many, many, MANY zeros at the end of it. We can all dream.
As you know, what also matters is that you pay attention to the legal issues surrounding your new startup: choosing the right business entity, finding financing, hiring and keeping the best employees, and so on…
For help with such concerns, we can turn to video like the one series below. From Bloomberg Law, with more to be added each week:
Technology Startup Legal Issues: A Video Series>>
1. On Forming Your Company:
“Edward Zimmerman, a partner at Lowenstein Sandler PC, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Spencer Mazyck about choosing a business entity, structuring capital and hiring employees for technology start-ups…”
2. On Finding Financing:
“Lori Hoberman, a partner at Chadbourne & Parke LLP, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Spencer Mazyck about attracting investors for technology start-ups…”
3. On Protecting Intellectual Property:
“Mark Radcliffe, a partner at DLA Piper, talks with Bloomberg Law’s Spencer Mazyck about protecting intellectual property for technology start-ups…”
Stay tuned. We’ll be adding new videos each week, as Bloomberg completes the series.
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