Founder Insight gives you feedback from the startup trenches.
In this presentation from the San Francisco Founder Institute, Touraj Parang (COO, UpCounsel), highlights several important Legal Issues startup founders face.
From pre-formation, incorporation, to IP strategy, Touraj explains what to expect to pay in legal fees and how to save money, and offers tips on hiring lawyers for your business effectively and efficiently.
Touraj Parang is COO of UpCounsel and a regular advisor to startups. As VP Strategy & Corporate Development at Webs (DIY website builder hosting 40MM+ websites), Touraj led strategic repositioning of the company, evaluated and executed transformational business development partnerships and acquisitions, and managed the successful sale of the company to Vistaprint in 12/2011 at $117.5MM. Touraj founded Jaxtr, which grew virally from 0 to 10MM registered users in less than 1 year. Jaxtr raised $20 million in financing from top tier VC's, and he sold the company in 2009.