Coworking Confidential

Last Thursday, I became the first lawyer to spend a day working from a startup coworking environment. (Well, I’ll make the claim until someone tells me otherwise.) Coworking is a collaboration space for developers, writers, and independents. My coworking application was approved a few weeks ago, after I made the

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The Startup Lawyer on Vator.tv

I got a pleasant surprise in my email inbox yesterday. Bambi Francisco (formerly of Dow Jones MarketWatch and currently founder of Vator.tv) suggested I become a contributor at Vator.tv’s recently-added Newsroom. Other Vator News contributors include Jeremy Liew, Fred Wilson, Don Dodge, Seth Godin, and Mark Cuban. (So I better

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Dallas Startup Happy Hour

I attended the Dallas Startup Happy Hour (sponsored by SpringStage) last night. This was the second time I attended but this one was especially great because I got to bring along one of my clients who is working full-time on his startup. He got a much-needed break from coding and

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2008 Startup School

The Business Association of Stanford Entrepreneurial Students and Y Combinator are co-sponsoring the 2008 Startup School at Stanford on April 19. Are you a hacker who has thought about one day starting a startup? Have you already started it? Then you’re invited to a free, one-day startup school this April

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The Startup Lawyer Weekend Links 10-20-2007

This collection of links will lead you to articles and other blog entries that deal with startup funding: How to Value Sweat Equity Why States and Banks are Teaming Up to Fund Your Company Another Startup Funding Contest SBA Financing Venture Capital Investments are Rising Where to Sit if You

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State Bar of Texas YouTube Contest

I’ve been asked by the State Bar of Texas to help promote their YouTube contest, “Lone Star Stories: Texans on Justice.” It is believed that this is the first contest of its kind put on by a state bar association. The contest is intended to give all Texans a venue

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