1. 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…

  2. 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…

  3. 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…

  4. What is a non-disclosure agreement?

    What is a non-disclosure agreement for start-ups?

    15 September 2021

    If you’re a founder or co-founder of a start-up and you’re getting ready to scale, it’s a good idea to familiarise yourself with non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) and their varied use cases. You’ve likely spent a great deal of time and…

  5. Why startup lawyers are crucial?

    Why Startup Lawyers are Crucial?

    7 September 2021

    Founding and operating a startup company is a complex process fraught with many opportunities for error. Before you begin, you need to determine where you find legal advice for your startup idea. Then, you may be bringing on co-founders in…

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    Profit-Sharing Agreements: what are they and can you use them to grow your business

    5 August 2021

    Start-ups and businesses often want to collaborate with other businesses or individuals. In such situations, sharing profits from the collaboration can be a great way of incentivising both parties to ensure the project succeeds. In order to set up this…

  7. Sweat equity agreement in startup

    Sweat Equity Agreements

    21 July 2021

    When working on getting a start-up business off the ground or when moving into a growth phase, balancing your budget with your need for resourcing – and talented resources at that – can be a tricky juggling act. Sweat equity can provide a workable solution.

  8. Software License Agreement

    What You Need to Know About Software Licensing Agreements

    14 July 2021

    If your company plans to create and distribute any type of software, you’ll need a software licensing agreement to accompany the product. Entirely new to this? Here’s what you need to know.  What is a software licensing agreement?  A software…

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    Start-ups and SAFE notes: Why and how should you use them?

    30 June 2021

    As a start-up raising capital for the first time can be both an exciting and daunting process. Recently early-stage start-ups have turned to using SAFE notes as an effective instrument to help them raise capital. The following article will explain…

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    Why you need website terms and conditions

    17 June 2021

    Website Terms and Conditions are probably the least-read, lowest-traffic pages on any given website – but that’s not a good enough reason to skip including this page on your business website. There are several reasons that having a solid, tailored…