Tag: contract

Employment Agreements

Why You Need to Review Your Employment Contract

So you’ve just been offered a job. YAY! You COULD just sign your employment contract, then head out to upgrade your collection of business-casual khakis. Or, you could actually READ it. Ick, you say. Why ruin a new-job… Read More

Contract clause M&M

Most Ridiculous Clauses in Your Contract

Signing a contract is serious business. Every word is important and a contract should not be signed without reading and understanding it. Contract clauses can bite! If the contract presented to you contains a ridiculous clause and you… Read More

Silicon Valley

Could Your Old Boss Own Your New Startup?

A Silicon Valley Horror Story It’s a common dream: to leave the large high-tech company you work for and bring your brilliant startup idea to life. But what if your employment contract puts your new venture at risk?… Read More

Itchy Lease Clauses

Bedbugs and Broomsticks: Are These Clauses in Your Apartment Lease?

“When I was a kid my parents moved a lot, but I always found them.” ― Rodney Dangerfield It’s August – a time when many people move into new apartments so they’ll be settled in before the new school… Read More

Finder's Agreement

How a Finder’s Agreement Could Ruin Your Startup’s Chances of Getting Funded

Finding money is hard, so it’s common for a startup to use a “finder” to locate potential investors or partners. Unfortunately, using the wrong kind of finder, or the wrong kind of finder’s agreement, could lead to disaster…. Read More

NDA

Will an NDA Really Protect Your Business Ideas…?

…and what if the other person won’t sign one? Many people make others sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs) before they reveal their business ideas to them. They assume that an NDA will prevent the other party from using or… Read More