What Are The Pros and Cons of a C-Corporation vs. S-Corporation?

Once the decision has been made to incorporate the startup instead of operating as a sole proprietorship, a partnership, or a limited liability company, the decision-making responsibilities are still not over. The next important decision to be made is whether to operate as a C-corporation or to elect to operate as an S-corporation. The C […]

How Much Does it Cost to Start a California Corporation?

One of the most common concerns from prospective California corporate owners is regarding the costs of incorporation. While this may seem like a fairly straightforward question, the answer is anything but simple. Every corporation is different with its own business goals and objectives. Many different factors should be considered when starting your corporation to ensure […]

What are Potential Legal Issues When Crowdfunding Your Startup?

Many people are turning to crowdfunding in Silicon Valley California in order to fund new startups, non-profit projects, and product development. A multitude of new websites such as Kickstarter, GoFundMe, and Indiegogo provide startups with easy access to numerous, potential, worldwide investors through the internet. Today’s mainstream crowd-sourcing came into existence through the JOBS Act. […]

Independent Contractor or Employee? The Wrong Answer Could Cost You

If all goes according to plan, your startup should be looking to expand and grow. The necessity to hire someone is often inextricably attached to a startup’s growth and expansion.  Startups looking to add additional workers may elect to hire someone who is classified as subcontractors, temporary agencies, labor brokers, franchising management, or licensing and […]

What Are The Pros and Cons Of Incorporating In A Startup’s Home State?

Startup companies considering incorporation have many things to consider when deciding which state is most advantageous to incorporate in.  While the most obvious answer would be to incorporate in the state in which the startup initiated its business, entrepreneurs should explore all of their options to find the best solution to meet the needs of […]

How do I Choose the Right Name for My Startup?

When starting a new company there are many aspects to think about.  Choosing the best name for a startup company is pivotal in the company’s success.  The accomplished attorneys at Startup Company Counsel have vast experience in establishing new companies and helping their founders create the perfect name. Significant consideration should go into selecting the […]

Hit the Ground Running: What Are The Important Steps When Launching a Startup Company?

Startups create products and services that can revolutionize industries. As a result, startups should plan carefully from the outset in order to ensure effective compliance with all legal requirements and relevant rules and regulations. Doing so ensures that a startup is best positioned to hit the ground running. It is encouraged that startup owners consult […]

How an Attorney Can Help With Your Startup?

Starting, operating, and growing a successful startup can be both exciting and stressful. Developing a viable business idea requires balancing several moving parts, all of which require the undivided attention of a startup’s owner(s). In addition to focusing on the business idea, startup owners should always be aware of the laws, rules, and regulations with […]


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