Avoiding Common Legal Pitfalls for Startups
This session will explore 7 common legal issues for startups including:
- Choice of entity
- Founder agreements
- Protection of intellectual property
- Raising money from family and friends
- Using contractors versus hiring employees
- Handing out equity
- Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)
A broad overview of each topic aims to give attendees a basic understanding of key legal considerations in the early stages of a new business.
Kristin Mendoza is a business attorney and the founder and principal of Millyard Tech Law in Nashua. Kristin has over 15 years of experience working with business owners, executive teams and entrepreneurs on a wide variety of business law matters, including entity formation, raising capital, mergers & acquisitions and executive compensation.