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May 31, 2017
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

MakeIt Labs

Avoiding Common Legal Pitfalls for Startups

This session will explore 7 common legal issues for startups including:

  • Choice of entity
  • Founder agreements
  • Protection of intellectual property
  • Raising money from family and friends
  • Using contractors versus hiring employees
  • Handing out equity
  • Confidentiality and non-disclosure agreements (NDAs)

A broad overview of each topic aims to give attendees a basic understanding of key legal considerations in the early stages of a new business.

Presented by:

Kristin Mendoza is a business attorney and the founder and principal of Millyard Tech Law in Nashua. Kristin has over 15 years of experience working with business owners, executive teams and entrepreneurs on a wide variety of business law matters, including entity formation, raising capital, mergers & acquisitions and executive compensation.