Difference between Stock and Founder shares

It becomes difficult to control contribution fairly when determining equity ownership when there are more founders. Other key employees should receive stock options, not...
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Velvet Veil or Iron Curtain? Picking the Right Limited Liability Entity

  Most startups and small business owners have some inkling of the fact the very next step after forming an idea, is forming a business....
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Agreements between Founders

Not all businesses are started with just one person. Oftentimes, a group of friends or colleagues will start a business together, with each person...

Domain Name Basics – Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is a domain name? A domain name is known technically as a "uniform resource locator" or "URL."  The domain name locates and identifies...

Why Use Trademarkia for Domain Registration?

Reserve Domains Trademarkia is the #1 source to protect the right domain name for your business. What is a domain name? It is your brand...
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Flying With Altaïr: Getting Your Gaming Startup Off the Ground

December 20th sees the release of the Assassin’s Creed film; the first motion picture in a media franchise that began with a video game...
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Why Incorporate?

Why should I choose to incorporate my business? 1. Protect your personal assets. By forming a corporation, you separate your personal assets from the company, and are...

Startup Wisdom: Choosing the Right Business Structure

So you have taken the leap into the world of entrepreneurship. Have you spotted a void in the market and have a clear business...

Agreements Between Founders, Setting Up Your Business for Success

Legal disputes between founders can (and will) often erupt. (Even founders who happen to be best friends can quickly turn into worst enemies.) Simply...
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Don’t Pierce Me Bro:  How To Preserve Your Limited Liability Protection

“Piercing seems to happen freakishly. Like lightning, it is rare, severe, and unprincipled.” -Frank H. Easterbrook & Daniel R. Fischel, Limited Liability and the Corporation,...
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Starting Your Startup

As both an attorney and entrepreneur, I have personally experienced the common struggles of the brave, new business owner of the 21st century. Through...