Spend enough time working in startup ecosystems, and you’ll hear a whole spectrum of conflicting advice about startup legal fees and working with lawyers; some of it great, and some of it total nonsense.
There’s a game that, as Startup/VC lawyers, we’ve seen played out across many ecosystems. We’ll call it “own the lawyers,” and because it benefits repeat players (professional investors, service providers) at the expense of first-time founders – and the former are usually the people controlling the microphones – it rarely gets discussed publicly.
The Internet has revolutionized the way we interact, study, research, and do business. As a modern care coordination company based in New York, we use the Internet to help families manage the care of loved ones across the United States. Our ability to reach those families is threatened by the repeal of net neutrality rules, […]
Each business faces numerous challenges, some of legal nature. That being said, most businesses are unaware of what a wrongful death claim entails. We intend to shed some light on the matter, by briefly pointing out the main things you should know. What is a wrongful death lawsuit? We’ll start by answering the first question […]
Online gambling regulations are fickle and constantly changing as governments seek to keep up with technology and regulate online betting houses and their affiliates more judiciously. This has far reaching consequences for those tied to the online gambling industry in general – for those that earn any money in the space. It is also a […]
Walking into XPONENTIAL 2018, I was dumbfounded by the keynote speech by Professor Zeynep Tufekci of the University of North Carolina. To paraphrase, ‘In the future, we will no longer need two pilots, planes will have just one captain and a dog. The dog will be there to bite the human in case he touches anything.’ […]
There’s a lot of software dedicated to looming attacks in the cyber world – but what about practical software that aids our law enforcement officers and keeps us safe on the ground? Arising from observing bloated, legacy systems that are poorly designed and a general lack of technology adoption in police forces, Mark43 is a cloud-based, […]
Every business – regardless whether it’s big or small needs two professionals – namely an accountant and a lawyer. The reasons why you need an accountant are quite self-explanatory. Nevertheless, it appears that many people aren’t aware of the importance of hiring a potent, experienced lawyer. In many instances, entrepreneurs put off the necessity of […]
Dor Abuhasira, expert in security drone development and the CEO & cofounder of Percepto, discusses how autonomous drones are saving lives, money and more.
As a small business, the ability to close deals in the earliest stages is critical. Often lacking the resources of a dedicated and expensive legal team, businesses need a way to build contracts in plain english to close deals quickly, easily, and cheaply so that they can actually execute on the work stated in a […]
When considering launching a lawsuit, most are driven by the potential financial gain. However, many don’t consider the financial burden that a lawsuit may entail especially when considering litigation against a corporation or insurance company that’s armed with in-house lawyers trained to draw out the process. A number of speciality litigation companies have emerged that […]