Foundational Contracts for Startups
Contracts are essential to your startup’s success. They’re how you recognize revenue and create meaningful forecasting – and when you come to raise your next round of funding, all of your contract paperwork better be in order.
Join Oregon Entrepreneurs Network and our partner Clementine Legal for a FREE morning virtual education session on Tuesday, April 25th from 8:30 am – 10:00 pm open to all types of entrepreneurs on Zoom.
In this session, we’ll be diving deep into all the essential contracts you need to consider as a founder:
- Getting the Business Started: What agreements do you need with co-founders and advisors for business formation to incentivize all parties.
- Getting Stuff Done: How do you protect intellectual property when you hire consultants, employees and advisors.
- Getting Paid: How to protect your business with customer contracts.
- Raising Money: The basics for raising that first round.
We will explore these foundational contracts in detail, uncovering what they are, what you need to know about them, and why they matter. You’ll gain valuable insights into navigating equity agreements, raising capital, establishing clear consulting relationships, and safeguarding your business’s intellectual property.
Bonnie has over 15 years of executive-level, general counsel and operations experience. She has led legal and business teams through periods of high growth, immense change, and operational improvement initiatives. Bonnie has extensive experience advising technology companies and deep expertise in SaaS and software licensing, data privacy, information security, employment law, legal operations, corporate governance, capital raises, and M&A.