Category Archives: Start-up Company Law

Topics that may be of interest to new companies or individuals/entities that finance them.

Midwest Beckons Tech Investors

Steve Lohr reported earlier this week at The New York Times Online that, “They seem an odd couple. J. D. Vance, author of ‘Hillbilly Elegy,’ his best-selling memoir of growing up in the postindustrial Midwest and his journey of escape. And Steve Case, the billionaire co-founder of America Online. “But Mr. Vance joined Mr. Case’s… Continue Reading

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Microsoft Sponsoring Accelerator Program From Milwaukee-Based Gener8tor

Sarah Hauer reported last week at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online that, “Microsoft Corp. and others will sponsor a free accelerator program from Milwaukee-based gener8tor to fuel the growth of 10 northeastern Wisconsin startups each year, gener8tor announced in a news release Wednesday. “Microsoft is sponsoring gBETA, a free version of gener8tor’s nationally ranked accelerator… Continue Reading

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Startups Staying Private Longer

Justin Lahart reported on Tuesday at The Wall Street Journal Online that, “There are lots of good reasons for startups to stay private, and no one knows that better than Julie Wainwright. “She is the founder of RealReal, a successful privately held online retailer that has gone through seven rounds of funding. Ms. Wainwright was… Continue Reading

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St. Louis Federal Reserve Bank- “How Startups Differ from Mature Small Businesses”

An update posted yesterday at the “On the Economy Blog” (Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis) indicated that, “Startups make up about one-third of U.S. small employer firms and tend to have bosses who are younger than those running a typical mature small firm, according to the 2016 Small Business Credit Survey: Report on Startup… Continue Reading

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Honey: Start-Up Finds Discount Codes for Shoppers

David Pierson reported earlier this week at the Los Angeles Times Online that, “Ryan Hudson was trying to order pizza online for his two children when he was prompted to enter a coupon code at checkout. “Hudson knew better than to bother searching for a discount. His kids were hungry and he didn’t have time… Continue Reading

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Senator Discusses Bill That Would Increase a Tax Deduction for Business Startups

Rick Barrett reported last week at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online that, “Pitching legislation that would increase a tax deduction for business startups by fourfold, U.S. Sen. Tammy Baldwin was in Milwaukee on Saturday to meet with a group of entrepreneurs. “Baldwin, a Democrat who faces re-election next year, met with small-business leaders at gener8tor,… Continue Reading

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The Big Five and Start-Ups: Analysis of Interaction Between the Two

Farhad Manjoo reported yesterday at The New York Times Online that, “The tech giants are too big. But so what? Hasn’t that always been the case? “As the men who run Silicon Valley will be the first to tell you, a company’s size doesn’t matter here. For every lumbering Goliath, there are always one or… Continue Reading

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Two startups from Target + Techstars Moving to Minneapolis

Kavita Kumar reported in today’s Minneapolis Star Tribune that, “Roderick Lindner had an announcement to make at Target + Techstars’ Demo Day: His startup was moving to the Twin Cities from Belgium. “‘During the Techstars program, we fell in love with Minneapolis,’ said the co-founder of SpotCrowd, who sported a maroon and gold Gophers scarf… Continue Reading

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HelloFresh Plans IPO in Frankfurt

Chad Bray reported yesterday at The New York Times Online that, “HelloFresh, the German meal delivery company, said on Tuesday that it planned to raise up to $352 million in an initial public offering in Frankfurt. “The announcement came just months after a rival meal kit company, Blue Apron, was forced to slash the price… Continue Reading

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Startup Produces Personalized Nutrition Recommendations Based on DNA

Sarah Hauer reported today at the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Online that, “Dave Sachse admits he hasn’t been as aggressive at living a healthy life as he has with his business. “About five years ago, when he began work on his first startup, Yappem, he gained 55 pounds in two years. Three times, he was so… Continue Reading

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