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How to change from LLC to corporation?

Upon the advice of my accountant, I formed an LLC for my company about nine months ago. After talking to some VC firms, I have been told to change my company from a LLC to a corporation, if I ...

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in California Posted 6 years, 6 months ago
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How to solicit money on websites without violating SEC?

How can companies solicit money by post their stock/money raising offerings on group websites without running afoul of the SEC rules?

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Negotiating liquidation preferences?

I'm the CEO and Co-Founder of a startup, and I am in the process of talking to various VC firms to raise funding. I have done some research on term sheets and the issues I will need to address and ...

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in California Posted 6 years, 6 months ago
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What are best reasons for hiring lawyer to incorporate start-up?

What are the most compelling reasons for hiring a business lawyer to do a start-up's incorporation, assuming that we intend to raise venture money at some point?

Put another way, we can do the incorporation on Legal ...

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in California Posted 6 years, 4 months ago
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What legal aspects to keep in mind when C-corp startup uses investor broker?

What legal aspects should be had in mind when a C Corp startup uses an investor broker such as CapLinked? How safe is it to just pay them the fee for exchanging contact details with the investors?

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My company is sole owner LLC w/ 1099 contractors, & an executed friends-&-family round (convertible note). I'd like to offer equity to contractors, & we are not in financial position (i.e. we're very cash constrained) to pay for the drawing up of a company equity plan. (detail in section following)

I'm hoping to draft a 1-2 page LOI for staff/contractors identifying intent of equity distribution in advance of us having an equity plan. What would you include in/exclude from such a document? I haven't been able to find a template ...

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What is tax liability on founders of new LLC receiving angel investment?

I am forming a new company and receiving an Angel investment of $100,000 for 10% of this new company. It's a tech startup. We're also transferring some IP from my old company over. I will have 90% of the new ...

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What are legal issues regarding business to business warnings?

Are there any legal issues concerning business to business warnings of clients that are not making payments to invoices? Such as emailing a warning of clients who's checks are bad and invoices are out standing?

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