Investor Connect Podcast

Legal Aspects of Ideation

Hello, this is Hall T. Martin with the Startup Funding Espresso -- your daily shot of startup funding and investing.

There are financial and legal aspects to startup ideation.

Here are some key points to consider:

Test your idea with a minimum viable product before investing substantial resources.

All ideas look good until you have to actually build and sell it.

As always there should be more than one MVP on ideas that pass muster.

Check the numbers.

Do a basic financial analysis to see if the numbers make sense.

Model out the cost to build and sell the product.

Make sure all contributors to the ideation process have signed intellectual property rights over to the company.

This is often part of the employment agreement but should also be applied to contractors and other contributors.

Skip the non-disclosure agreements also called NDAs.

You want to generate more exposure to customers. 

A few precautions at this stage can save a tremendous amount of time and energy later.


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