A founder enters your office and wants your help in setting up/financing/exiting a business. What are you doing? Instead of reinventing the wheel by manually compiling relevant primary sources, the best starting point is with secondary sources, including treaties, law review articles or state websites. Although this is not a specific part of a research strategy, it is important to follow what is happening in the start-up world; This information can change the way provisions are designed or lead to new customers. This guide contains links to current sources of awareness. These sources include information websites (free and subscription), video sites and event calendars. In addition, in the Awareness News tab, there are blogs, news sites, events and video libraries, so that a practitioner can be informed and informed of all aspects of the start-up law. For practice, for example, search problems are in a basic part under the introduction. The creation, financing and sale of start-ups are transactions, which makes it very important to understand the transaction and that with good standard documents with explanations. Finding good examples of documents can also be the most difficult part of a new employee`s job. New employees will not know whether examples in a company`s system contain or exclude relevant provisions because they are not familiar with the documents. Even if the company has models, a new employee may not know how to adapt the model for the customer. This guide advances to provide new start-up practitioners with some resources to overcome these barriers, including secondary sources, primary sources, and sample documents and tools.

Corporate law is based on state laws and contract law is based on general state law. The corresponding statutes are available free of charge on government websites. The primary sources in the tabs above contain links to certain free laws on training, resolution and filing after a sale or merger. The annotated versions of these statutes can be found in Westlaw and LexisNexis. American entrepreneurship is alive and increasingly taking the form of start-ups. Start-ups differ from small businesses or mama shops and pop shops because they have enormous growth potential; For example, Facebook, Instagram and Airbnb, not the local hair salon. Because of this huge growth potential, start-ups have legal issues and specialized legal needs. This research guide aims to help a new start-up or emerging company facility find sources to address these legal issues. Various electronic sources such as Westlaw Classic, WestlawNext, LexisNexis, FastCase, Bloomberg Law, Intelliconnect, ProQuest Legislative Insight and Practical Law Company are used in this electronic guide. The cost of accessing documents and treaties related to this guide depends in large part on your company`s negotiated pricing plan. However, if you have access to multiple options and want to compare prices, or if you`re in a small business and try to choose the resource you want to buy, read Kendall F. Svengalis legal Information Buyer`s Guide – Reference Manual, 2016 edition.

This guide provides resources for three of the most important life cycle events of most start-ups: training, financing and exit strategies. This guide does not address employment rights, intellectual property rights, security or tax issues. Education involves the selection and formation of a business unit. Due to the strong growth of start-ups, this guide focuses on business creation. In terms of financing, the business is financed, usually by convertible bonds, fishing investors or even crowdfunding.