Do you have an idea, hobby or a business?

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Happy Monday, One of the top questions I get as a startup lawyer and advisor is: “SHOULD I start a business with my product/service?”. Now, here’s the deal – I, (or anyone else for that matter) can’t tell you what you “SHOULD” be doing with your life – everything is truly within your decision-making control. […]

When SHOULD you REALLY file a company from a business?

company from a business

This is the burning question of all time, . And….tragically it’s got a terrible answer: IT DEPENDS. From last week’s edition, we know that expanding really depends on LIABILITY, RISK and your own PLANS for GROWTH. Here’s 3 simple questions to start you off: 1. Are you creating a duty or obligation to another person or […]

“I can’t afford to own a company” and other lies in startup-land

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“I’ve got a sole proprietorship and a website…do I really need a company?” – Ted – graphics designer in Boston Ted was a student at one of my business formation classes in Boston last week. He went on to explain that his vision was to “grow it into a business which feeds my family and I […]