Posts Tagged ‘attorney’

3 Ways For Startups To Cut Their Legal Fees in Half

by Scott Edward Walker on October 13th, 2011

Introduction

This post was originally part of the “Ask the Attorney” series I am writing for VentureBeat (one of my favorite websites for entrepreneurs).  Indeed, I am constantly being asked by entrepreneurs how they can lower their legal fees.   (more…)

Tips re Letters of Intent

by Scott Edward Walker on December 8th, 2010

Introduction

This post was originally part of my “Ask the Attorney” series which I am writing for VentureBeat (one of my favorite websites for entrepreneurs).  Below is a longer, more comprehensive version.  Please shoot me any questions you may have in the comments section (or via the “Ask Scott Any Question” link if you prefer confidential treatment).  Many thanks, Scott

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Five Common Mistakes with Co-Founders

by Scott Edward Walker on November 2nd, 2010

Introduction

This post was originally part of my weekly “Ask the Attorney” series which I am writing for VentureBeat (one of my favorite websites for entrepreneurs).  Below is a longer, more comprehensive version.  Please shoot me any questions you may have in the comments section – or feel free to call me directly at 415-979-9998.

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How Do I Swim Safely in the VC’s Option Pool?

by Scott Edward Walker on September 15th, 2010

Introduction

This post was originally part of my weekly “Ask the Attorney” series which I am writing for VentureBeat (one of my favorite websites for entrepreneurs).  Below is a longer, more comprehensive version.  Please shoot me any questions you may have in the comments section – or feel free to call me directly at 415-979-9998.  Many thanks, Scott

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How Do I Value My Startup?

by Scott Edward Walker on September 1st, 2010

Introduction

This post was originally part of my weekly “Ask the Attorney” series which I am writing for VentureBeat (one of my favorite websites for entrepreneurs).  Please shoot me any questions you may have in the comments section – or feel free to call me directly at 415-979-9998.  Many thanks, Scott

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“Ask the Business Attorney”: What Are the Most Common Mistakes Startups Make Dealing with VC’s?

by Scott Edward Walker on July 28th, 2010

Introduction

This post was originally part of my “Ask the Attorney” series which I am writing for VentureBeat; below is a longer, more comprehensive version.  Please feel free to call me directly if you have any questions (415-979-9998).  Thanks, Scott

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“Ask the Business Attorney” – What’s Wrong with a Partnership?

by Scott Edward Walker on June 30th, 2010

Introduction

This post was originally part of my “Ask the Attorney” series which I am writing for VentureBeat (one of the most popular websites for entrepreneurs); it is part 3 of 3 of my posts on choice of entity.  Two weeks ago (in part 1), I discussed what’s wrong with an LLC.  Last week (in part 2), I discussed what’s wrong with a sole proprietorship; and this week I’ll address what’s wrong with a partnership.  Please shoot me any questions you may have in the comments section.  Many thanks, Scott

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“Ask the Business Attorney” – What’s Wrong with an LLC?

by Scott Edward Walker on June 16th, 2010

Introduction

This post was originally part of my weekly “Ask the Attorney” series which I am writing for VentureBeat (one of the most popular websites for entrepreneurs).  Below is a longer version.  Please shoot me any questions you may have in the comments section.  Many thanks, Scott

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Walker Twitter Highlights: May 23rd – 29th

by Scott Edward Walker on May 30th, 2010

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting articles, blog posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship, business and corporate law issues, and mergers & acquisitions.

For those of you who missed this week’s Twitter updates, below are my five most popular tweets (via bit.ly) and my blog-related tweets.  If you’d like to see all of my tweets (or an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.  Many thanks, Scott

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Ask the Business Attorney: Non-Disclosure Agreements

by Scott Edward Walker on May 26th, 2010

Introduction

This post is part of the “Ask the Attorney” series I am writing for VentureBeat (one of the most popular websites for entrepreneurs).  Below is a longer, more-comprehensive version of the VentureBeat post.

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“Ask the Attorney” – Selling a Venture

by Scott Edward Walker on May 12th, 2010

Introduction

This post is part of my “Ask the Attorney” series which I am writing for VentureBeat (one of the most popular websites for entrepreneurs).  As the VentureBeat Editor notes on the site: “Ask the Attorney is a new VentureBeat feature allowing start-up owners to get answers to their legal questions.”  Below is a longer, more-comprehensive version of the VentureBeat post, which provides seven tips to entrepreneurs contemplating selling their venture.

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Walker Twitter Highlights: May 2nd – 8th

by Scott Edward Walker on May 9th, 2010

To Our Clients & Friends:

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share insightful articles, blog posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship, business/corporate law issues and mergers & acquisitions.

For those of you who missed this week’s Twitter updates, below are my five most popular tweets (via bit.ly) and my blog-related tweets.  If you’d like to see all of my tweets (or an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.

If you have any questions or comments with respect to any of the tweets below, please contact me through the comments section of this post.  Many thanks, Scott

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Walker Twitter Highlights: April 25th – May 1st

by Scott Edward Walker on May 2nd, 2010

To Our Clients & Friends:

I am using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share insightful articles, blog posts and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship, business/corporate law issues and mergers & acquisitions.

For those of you who missed this week’s Twitter updates, below are my five most popular tweets (via bit.ly) and my blog-related tweets.  If you’d like to see all of my tweets (or an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.

If you have any questions or comments with respect to any of the tweets below, please contact me through the comments section of this post.  Many thanks, Scott

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Walker Twitter Highlights: April 4th – 10th

by Scott Edward Walker on April 11th, 2010

For those of you who missed this week’s Twitter updates, below you’ll find highlights of our top tweets.  If you would like to see all of our tweets (or an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.

If you have any questions or comments with respect to any of the tweets below, please contact us through the comments section of this post.  Many thanks, Scott

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“Ask the Attorney” – Splitting Equity

by Scott Edward Walker on March 17th, 2010

Introduction

This post is part of my weekly “Ask the Attorney” series which I am writing for VentureBeat (one of the most popular websites for entrepreneurs).  As the VentureBeat Editor notes on the site: “Ask the Attorney is a new VentureBeat feature allowing start-up owners to get answers to their legal questions.”

I have two goals here: (i) to encourage entrepreneurs to ask law-related questions regardless of how basic they may be; and (ii) to provide helpful responses in plain English (as opposed to legalese).  Please give me your feedback in the comments section.  Many thanks, Scott

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Walker Twitter Highlights: February 28th – March 6th

by Scott Edward Walker on March 7th, 2010

For those of you who missed this week’s Twitter updates, below you’ll find highlights of our top tweets.  If you would like to see all of our tweets (or if you would like to receive an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.

If you have any questions or comments with respect to any of the tweets below, please contact us through the comments section of this post.   Many thanks, Scott

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Walker Twitter Highlights: January 31st – February 6th

by Scott Edward Walker on February 7th, 2010

For those of you who missed this week’s Twitter updates, below you’ll find highlights of our top tweets.  If you would like to see all of our tweets (or if you would like to receive an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.

If you have any questions or comments with respect to any of the tweets below, please contact us through the comments section of this post.  Many thanks, Scott

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Walker Twitter Highlights: January 17th – 23rd

by Scott Edward Walker on January 24th, 2010

For those of you who missed this week’s Twitter updates, below you’ll find highlights of our top tweets.  If you would like to see all of our tweets (or if you would like to receive an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.

If you have any questions or comments with respect to any of the tweets below, please contact us through the comments section of this post.  Many thanks, Scott

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Walker Twitter Highlights: January 10th – 16th

by Scott Edward Walker on January 17th, 2010

For those of you who missed this week’s Twitter updates, below you’ll find highlights of our top tweets.  If you would like to see all of our tweets (or if you would like to receive an RSS feed of them), you can do so here.

If you have any questions or comments with respect to any of the tweets below, please contact us through the comments section of this post.  Many thanks, Scott

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“Ask the Attorney” – Founder Vesting

by Scott Edward Walker on January 6th, 2010

Introduction

This post is part of a new series entitled “Ask the Attorney,” which I am writing for VentureBeat (one of my favorite websites for entrepreneurs).  As the VentureBeat Editor notes on the site: “Ask the Attorney is a new VentureBeat feature allowing start-up owners to get answers to their legal questions.”

The goal here is two-fold: (i) to encourage entrepreneurs to ask law-related questions regardless of how basic they may be; and (ii) to provide helpful responses in plain english (as opposed to legalese).

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