You’re in a startup and everything is scarce including capital. Thus, when you encounter a legal issue (like incorporation) you conduct a cost-benefit analysis of hiring a startup lawyer. I understand the need to ensure you are getting value for the small amount of capital you start with — I did the same thing when [...]
Since I moved from thestartuplawyer.com to startuplawyer.com, my organic visits have been down 80%. I usually get about 400 visits per day from search and now I’m floating around 100. I’ve done a 301 re-direct and a change of address via google’s webmaster tools. I know it might take some time for Google to get [...]
Here’s the presentation slides from Startup Weekend Los Angeles: Startup Weekend Los Angeles View more presentations from startuplawyer.
Thought I would share the deck I used at Dallas Startup Weekend #2. I successfully used my new iPad to give the presentation. The presentation was successful because I didn’t hold up lunch. Startup Weekend Dallas #2 Presentation – Startuplawyer.com View more presentations from guest1ce181a5.
UPDATE: This was an April Fool’s Day prank. I’m Gowalla-ing!!! I have decided to move from Southlake to Austin at the end of April. After a comprehensive polling of my clients, the overall consensus was that Austin was the place to be so that I could properly scale my business. I hope that I can [...]
Last Friday, I was talking with @rylanbarnes, @jakemarsh, and @amuse about how I have wanted to obtain craved the startuplawyer.com domain since 2006. I attempted to acquire the domain before launching this blog, but ended up going with thestartuplawyer.com Well, I acquired startuplawyer.com late last night. It points to this site for now, but this [...]
A variety of model startup seed funding docs have been released in the past year or so: TechStars Series AA Preferred, YCombinator Series AA Preferred, and TheFunded Founder Institute’s Plain Preferred. And as I mentioned last week, Fenwick & West and Andreessen Horowitz released the Series Seed model documents. The standardized seed funding document movement [...]
The Startup Lawyer had 94,685 visits in 2009 and visitors spent a total of 3,603 hours on the site. Most visitors were from California (16,662), Texas (8,203), and New York (8,097). Canada (3,454), the UK (2,452), and India (1,557) lead the pack of international visits. 86 people in China broke the law and visited my [...]
If you haven’t already seen, The Startup Lawyer blog has been re-designed. My vision for this blog is one that I can’t implement on my own. I had pushed the limit of my coding skills, so I opted to move the ball forward with a formal redesign project in September. Here’s the breakdown of how [...]