1. Startup company incorporation

    Why You Need to Incorporate Your Startup (and How to Do It)

    23 December 2021

    Finding the correct long-term business structure for your startup is a significant undertaking that should be done as early as possible. In terms of legality, how you start a business or the process required to start a business in Australia…

  2. How to sell startup company

    How to Sell a Startup

    19 December 2021

    Are you beginning to think about an exit strategy for your startup? Perhaps you’re doing some future planning and aren’t entirely sure what a startup exit is, let alone how to go about conducting one. If you’re planning to sell…

  3. Nine must-haves for startup employment contracts

    6 December 2021

    When your startup enters the hiring phase, you should be aware of several new risks and considerations. Hiring employees, or even bringing on independent contractors, should be done with caution and due care – otherwise, you risk potentially exposing your…

  4. Best business structure for a startup

    What’s the best structure for my startup?

    24 November 2021

    Starting a business is a daunting process with many complex decisions along the way. One of the first decisions you must make as a founder is choosing the optimal business structure for your startup.  There are various considerations in making…

  5. Trademarks, domain ownership, and IP protection

    A startup’s roadmap to trademarks, domain ownership, and IP protection

    17 November 2021

    Starting a company is an involved process, and one of the most important steps is to protect your company’s intellectual property (IP).  You can protect your business by protecting its IP. The success of your business lies in the value…

  6. 5 questions startups must ask before hiring legal representation

    9 November 2021

    One of the first steps in setting up a robust structure for a startup is engaging legal representation. Startups, by nature, have complex legal needs, and having a lawyer for your startup business is extremely important to ensure you avoid…

  7. 7 Legal mistakes startups should avoid

    7 Legal Mistakes Startups Should Avoid

    28 October 2021

    So, you’re the proud owner of a brand-new startup. Whether you’re still bickering over the perfect logo with your co-founders or have just signed your first office lease, you should be aware of the most common pitfalls that catch many…

  8. Employee share options - ESS & ESOP

    What you need to know about Employee Share Options

    21 October 2021

    Employee share options (also known as employee stock options in the USA and other overseas locations) are a particularly useful tool for attracting and retaining top talent when used correctly. Offering an employee share option plan as part of a…

  9. How to raise capital in startups

    8 October 2021

    Is your company starting to consider if it’s time to raise capital? If so, congratulations – this is a significant step in a startup’s lifecycle, and it can be an incredibly positive milestone for your business.  Securing investment in your…

  10. How to protect your assets in a startup

    Protecting your assets in a startup

    28 September 2021

    There are so many things to think about when getting a startup off the ground, and ensuring your assets are protected appropriately is an item that’s often overlooked. In some circumstances, you may find that the standard structure just does…