Co-Found or Go It Alone?

The issue of whether you should launch your startup alone or with a co-founder comes up from time-to-time, most recently by Kevin Dick and David Lambert of Right Side Capital, the seed investment fund based in San Francisco.  At a reception held during their visit to...

Corporation or LLC?

No matter how many times this issue has been discussed, this topic is one of the most frequently asked about. In this post, we discuss why this topic keeps coming up with every new crop of entrepreneurs and some questions to consider in making your decision about where to form and what entity to select.

Formalizing Relationships with Co-Founders

How to formalize a relationship with a co-founder is a popular topic of discussion. When is the right time? Should you do it at all? What’s involved if you do decide to move forward? In this post, we go over when the right time to formalize a relationship is, why it’s a good idea, and how to do it so you get off to the best possible start for your startup.

How to Avoid Mistakes in Forming Your Startup

Thanks to the internet, forming a new company is now quick and easy. Perhaps too easy. As a result, many fail to fully form their new venture resulting in costly clean up down the line. In this article we discuss the key steps in building a solid legal foundation for your new company and the costly mistakes to avoid.

When to Formalize An Idea Into a Company

When is the right time to form a company around the idea you have been tossing around? There has always been a healthy debate on when the right time is to quit your job, but not much about when to form a new company. In this article, I discuss the two most important elements in helping you decide the right time.