Legal Land Mines: What to Know When Starting Your Startup (by

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"Starting a new company is hard, but putting in place the right legal framework for your business doesn’t have to be ...

Learn how to avoid the most common costly mistakes when starting your company from Mick Bain and Janene Asgeirsson, two experts on start-up law from WilmerHale. If you misstep early, it could cost you BIG later, making it more challenging or even impossible to build a successful business.

Did you know you can be liable for 3x a person’s wages for failure to pay? This class will give you knowledge to save you from so many lethal mistakes. Having worked with hundreds of entrepreneurs and start-ups, Mick and Janene will cover topics like:

•  Founders' equity overview (for more detail, see the Founds' Equity Class) 

• Employee compensation & options 

• Raising Capital: do’s and don’ts 

• Independent contractors & interns 

• Avoiding personal liability 

Legal entity: choosing the best type for your business 

The class will end with an open Q&A with Mick & Janene; come get the answers to your burning startup legal questions! Don’t make your life harder than it has to be - come learn the fundamentals and save yourself headaches, money and wasted effort down the line. "

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