Event

Legal Basics and Fundraising for Startups

Special Event
Theater 7–8:30pm
  • Regular $15
  • Media Center Members FREE

Learn about forming and organizing your company, protecting your IP, raising capital, allocating equity, dealing with investors, and more.

About this event:

Mark Zuckerberg is famous for forming his startup, Facebook, as a Florida LLC. We created this series to make sure you don’t make the same mistake. There’s a lot that happens behind the scenes of a startup, but if you know the legal basics, you can get yourself set up the right way, avoid costly mistakes, and concentrate on what you actually want to do–which is make your company a success.

Takeaways:

In this event, you’ll learn about forming and organizing your company, protecting your IP, raising capital, allocating equity, dealing with investors, and more. As an added bonus we will also have 1 on 1 office hours with a LawTrades lawyer to answer any specific questions you may have

About LawTrades:

LawTrades is a marketplace that lets you find specific legal projects performed by vetted freelance-attorneys at guaranteed fixed prices.

Using our website and mobile apps, you can access legal services tailored to your business, get a fixed upfront price, book appointments, make payments, store contracts, and receive legal reminders. And since we don’t have the overhead cost of a law firm, we are able to charge less while providing a seamless online experience.

Speaker : Jonathan Hood

Jon is an attorney who has worked in the startup space for years. Prior to starting his own practice, Jon served as the General Counsel of TestingMom.com, a successful startup that has grown into one of the Web’s premier elementary and middle school test prep and school enrichment websites. As General Counsel, Jon was responsible for compliance, transactional, corporate, intellectual property, and regulatory matters. Since launching his practice, Jon has worked with over 50 clients ranging from mobile apps, to social networks, to Software-as-a-Service (Saas) products, to digital agencies, and many others. Jon speaks with every client about their needs and provides a tailored solution that fits their business.

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