Startup to Grown Up: Legal 101

July 18, 2016

So, you're ready to turn your idea into a business? You have the business plan and generally know the path forward, except you aren't entirely sure what legal matters you should address. From choosing a name and raising capital to hiring employees and protecting your ideas - there are a lot of potential legal land mines that can be avoided. We'll discuss from a high-level some of the legal issues when it comes to starting and growing a business.

By the end of the session, you should have a basic understanding of:

  • What types of legal entities to consider
  • Various funding options
  • Common employment issues
  • Intellectual property protection alternatives
  • Certain tax issues facing startups
  • Possible exit strategies

Our speakers for this program will include:

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