Looking for investors for your startup?

Will Silverman Entrepreneurship, Founders, Investments, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Many entrepreneurs start their companies thinking that they will easily secure investment money from outsiders who automatically believe in their ideas. The fact of the matter is that this could not be further from the truth. According to data Entrepreneur Magazine, using data from Fundable (available here: https://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230011) fewer than 1% of all companies will raise money from Angel Investors, …

Your Offshore Development Team

Isabelle Martinez Co-Founder, Employee, Founders, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

Outsourcing your development team abroad can provide many benefits to an early stage startup. Co-founders can develop a product, test the market, and place it in the hands of users before investing in significant amount of funds in domestic development. Several of the investors and consultants I’ve spoken to find that it’s totally normal and common for a startup to …

How to Quickly Become an Industry & Market Expert

Isabelle Martinez Entrepreneurship, Founders, Uncategorized Leave a Comment

It’s crucial that startup founders become knowledgeable of the industry and market they aim to succeed in. Demonstrating that you are well-versed and well-read in such topics proves your credibility to lead your company. Plus, answering any questions after a pitch or demo will be a breeze if you have done the necessary homework. With that being said, I have …

Free Legal Advice from the UM Startup Law Clinic!

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The Larry Hoffman|Greenberg Traurig* Startup Practicum Do you have a business idea? Do you need legal advice? Have no money to hire a lawyer? The UM startup clinic can help! Law students in the practicum are eager to help clients with organizing, financing, talent, intellectual property, risk, regulation, and other legal issues that arise for entrepreneurs as they launch their …