Incorporation and entrepreneurship
You’ll need to make key decisions and enter agreements as your venture starts up. These resources can help.
Familiarize yourself with all that you’ll need to secure financing, including shareholder and subscription agreements.
Successful entrepreneurs share a few key characteristics, especially in the technology business.
Money or power? Decisions technology entrepreneurs make. This article discusses Noam Wasserman’s findings on what makes entrepreneurs choose money over power.
Download a sample template of a subscription agreement, a key document to finalize with investors before they will finance your business.
Four key tendencies keep many entrepreneurs from growing with their companies. A review of John Hamm’s HBR article, “Why Entrepreneurs Don’t Scale.”
Download a sample template of a shareholders agreement, a key document to finalize before an investor will finance your business.
When should founders seek to incorporate their ventures, and what are the principal benefits of incorporation?
Non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) protect confidential information that startups share with potential stakeholders.
Download a sample template of a general partnership agreement.
Corporation or a holding corporation? Learn what these structures mean for your business.
Sole proprietor or partnership? The structure you choose for your business has financial implications.
If you plan on e-mailing customers, you should be aware of Canada’s spam laws.