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Start Me Up Legal Conference

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Name: Start Me Up Legal Conference
Date: March 27, 2019
Time: 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
Event Description:

According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, more than half of all startups fail within the first five years. Why do so many fail? Arguably the most overlooked factor is a lack of legal guidance.

Our panel of experts is here to help with a program specifically tailored to the needs of budding entrepreneurs. Learn how to plan, start, build and maintain a lean startup like a pro!

Questions and topics that will be addressed:

  • What type of entity should I form?
  • What kind of governing agreements do I need?
  • How do I protect my entity’s intellectual property?
  • How do I protect myself in the event of death, disability or departure of a co-founder?
  • How do I incentivize employees?
  • What are my tax obligations as a business owner?
  • Should I have an employment agreement?
  • When and how do I register a trademark or copyright, or file for a patent?
  • Do I need a lawyer to review contracts before I sign them?
  • What do angel and VC investors look for?
  • What laws do I need to comply with to take in investment funds?
  • How can I prepare for an exit event?




AC Hotel, 125 Front St, Worcester, MA    
Date/Time Information:
March 27, 2019
4 - 7pm
Contact Information:
Cesira Newcomb
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