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The Resource Center has all the info you'll need From content to user feedback, the resource center has the information you need for every level of the entrepreneurial process.
This tool will help you recognize the significance of your business's intellectual property -- the patents, trademarks, copyrights and trade secrets -- and understand what steps are necessary to ensure that those rights provide value for the company.
The NVCA site provides eight legal-document templates as starting points to save significant amounts of time and money during VC deals. For example, it includes term sheet, stock purchase agreement, and management rights letter.
The focus of this tool is to provide a general discussion concerning bringing in partners or outside investors to a company. The methods a business can use toward achieving this goal and the problems a business is likely to face in the process will also be addressed.
This tool will explain general information regarding legal structure options available to those starting a business.
This article covers how some entrepreneurial growth companies, including Dell and Google, make decisions on building new company facilities in the United States. One challenge is considering the array of regional economic development incentives and local politics when choosing location to expand.
Considering your goals for business, this tool will help you identify operational systems necessary to support these goals.
This tool is a sample legal agreement covering the issuance of phantom stock or stock that is based on a company's internal performance and reward measurements.
This Web site offers a primer on the litigation process, and includes easy-to-understand definitions of standard litigation-related terms.
This tool will help establish success measurements and goals to be used in your Operations Plan.
This example of a terms and acceptance document covers a quotation/proposal for a vendor to a contracting firm. Terms include scope of work, time estimated to do the work, and a clause prohibiting the hiring of the vendor's staff.
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