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Essentials of Startup Law


General Assembly @ WeWork – 2420 17th Street
Denver, CO

Legal mistakes can doom even the best startup concepts and founding teams. Please join Cooley lawyers Ben Carver and Mike Nelson and General Assembly for a presentation covering the essentials of startup law. This class will help to save you time, money and heartache by preparing you for the most common legal issues faced by startups and provide practical advice for avoiding the most common pitfalls.

General topics covered:

  • What you do and don't need a lawyer for
  • Structuring your company
  • Common mistakes made by founders regarding equity, IP protection, and other foundational areas
  • Basics of shareholder and non-disclosure agreements
  • Pros and cons of convertible debt v. preferred stock for a seed round

Event details and registration

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Mike Nelson Associate, Colorado
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