One of our founders asked the question, “We’re starting our search for a law firm. Do you have anyone you’d recommend? We’re looking for someone with investor contacts in our industry and someone with whom we can defer payment.”
by Naomi Kokubo cofounder of Founders Space Read more...
I’m a first-time Silicon Valley entrepreneur. Can you recommend a good place to go to find online legal documents for setting up my company?
by Naomi Kokubo, Cofounder of Founders Space
Orrick’s startup toolkit helps with company formation and is a good place to start. It doesn’t replace having a good attorney, but it should give you an idea of what’s involved in setting up typical Silicon Valley startup. Read more...
One of our founders asked, “During a negotiation, when I said I do not want to be responsible for any liability that I’m not aware of, I was told by a lawyer from the other side of the table that I cannot contract out of corporate law and I must bear the burden no matter what. But don’t companies often sign indemnification agreements with their officers and directors, promising to protect them from any liabilities?”
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