Topic: startup

Startup Advice from a Venture Capitalist [Video]

[Video: Tech Start-Up Legal Issues 6: A VC’s Advice – Bloomberg Law] Interesting Bloomberg Law video interview with Ian Sigalow, a partner at Greycroft Partners LLC. Sigalow qualifies his startup advice as pertaining to the digital sector, however the conversation with Bloomberg’s Spencer Mazyck is of interest to any entrepreneur. Some takeaways – watch the… Read more »

Startup Financing: SEC Sending Mixed Signals with ‘Bad Actor’ Rule?

We hate to be the ones to rain on your parade, but after yesterday’s sunny outlook on legislative and regulatory efforts to loosen restrictions on crowdfunding, we couldn’t help but notice an update today highlighting a different signal from the Securities and Exchange Commission: its proposed new “bad actor” rules that appear to contradict the… Read more »

Startup Issues: 2 Legal Reminders for All Entrepreneurs

Two noteworthy updates on the JD Supra network today, important reminders for any entrepreneur facing the myriad issues (legal and otherwise) that come with building a viable business. [Spoiler alert: choose your business entity wisely and make sure your operating agreements are in order…] 1. 12 Reasons for A Startup Not To Be An LLC… Read more »

3 Questions Every Startup Entrepreneur Should Ask (During Business Formation)

Who’s in charge? How are we going to finance this? How can we protect our intellectual property? Three fundamental questions every entrepreneur should ask during business formation. And, according to the lawyers who hold forth below on the answers: it’s not just a matter asking questions. You’ll need to follow through on answers, act on… Read more »