$0 – $25

Founder Education: Avoid the Top Ten Legal Mistakes Startup Companies Make

Event Information

Share this event

Date and Time

Location

Location

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

1201 K Street

12th Floor Conference Center

Sacramento, CA 95814

View Map

Event description

Description

AgStart Founder Education Workshops

AgStart's Founder Education workshops provide critical frameworks and insights for founders, innovators and entrepreneurs in any industry. Workshops often draw specific examples from the agriculture and food technology domain to illustrate key concepts.

---------------------------------------

As a startup company, the decisions you make when forming and organizing your company and operating on a limited budget can have consequences that are difficult or expensive to remedy. This presentation will address the top 10 legal mistakes that early stage companies make when starting their businesses, which can include:

  • not complying with federal and state securities laws

  • failing to identify and protect intellectual property

  • issuing too much equity to co-founders and service providers

  • issuing equity without vesting

  • failing to incorporate early

  • promising more to investors than can be delivered

  • not complying with employment laws

Appetizers, water, tea and coffee will be provided.

Presenter

Michelle Hallsten

Michelle Rowe Hallsten
Shareholder, Greenberg Traurig, LLP

Michelle represents emerging and established companies in a variety of practice areas, including general corporate, securities, corporate governance, private debt and equity financings, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions, and public offerings. Her client base covers many industries, including technology, health care, insurance, business services, life sciences, retail, publishing, professional services and real estate. Prior to joining the firm, Michelle served as a staff attorney in the Division of Corporation Finance of the Securities and Exchange Commission in Washington, D.C., and was also in private practice in the Washington, D.C. office of an international law firm for four years.

Logo


Logo

Share with friends

Date and Time

Location

Greenberg Traurig, LLP

1201 K Street

12th Floor Conference Center

Sacramento, CA 95814

View Map

Save This Event

Event Saved