Your team, your creativity and your hard work create the value. These legal documents won’t make your tech startup valuable; these legal documents will ensure that your team’s hard work doesn’t go to waste.

1. Corporate Charter

This is generally the first document in the life of a corporation, detailing the major components of a company such as its objectives, its structure and its planned operations. If the charter is approved by the state government, the company becomes the legal corporation that will hold the IP your team is developing. There’s nothing cool about this document, except that you authorize the amount of your corporation’s shares and set par value.

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“Existence is a great simplicity. There is Black and there is White.

There’s so much more Black. Are we losing?

No. Once there was only black. We are winning. All is right.”

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For some fundraising is the black and bootstrapping the white; for others the opposite.

Below are 6 reasons why I believe a startup should stay self funded as long as possible.

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Il 26 aprile 2012 sarà celebrata la XII Giornata Mondiale della Proprietà Intellettuale, organizzata dalla World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO).

Senza Proprietà Intellettuale non avremmo innovazione.

L’innovazione è il contributo di isolati visionari e persone incomprese, è il sorpasso dell’ingegno sul genio. Dietro ogni grande innovazione, sia essa artistica, sia essa tecnica, si nasconde una storia fatta di curiosità personale, di intuizione, di determinazione. Una storia che ha cambiato in meglio la vita umana ed il modo di pensare delle persone.

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