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Important Items To Be Mindful Of As A Start-Up

Ross Pitcoff Law

What is the most important thing that you should be mindful of as a start-up business?

If you know that in the future you will want to be able to secure capital from prospective investors or you may want to sell your company.

There are two words that I constantly repeat over and over again, and that is due diligence.

You always want to start your business being very mindful of what is to come in the future. What does that mean you might ask? It means that if you are starting a business with a partner, make sure you have either 1. a founder’s agreement, or 2. an LLC or corporation put in place.

Whatever it may be, get something established so that you have a limited liability and so that you can outline the roles and responsibilities of the partners. Also, with respect to these types of agreements, make sure that there is a working relationship that is feasible. In other words if you are both 50/50 owners, and you are the only two individuals on the board of directors make sure that you have a third-party person within your board of directors, that can come in and make a determination if and when the two of you are deadlocked, because when I see deadlock provisions neither party ends up winning.

To learn more about building a new business, and would like to speak with an attorney at Ross Pitcoff Law, call our office at: (646) 386-0990 or email: ross@rosspitcofflaw.com. We would be happy to assist you.


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