Legal Services for Savvy Businesses in Colorado

Startup Checklist

The Ultimate Startup Checklist

By applying my experience in working with more than 100 startups, I’ve compiled this checklist of 25 items to review and consider as you launch your startup. I hope you find it useful.

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Business Contract Mistakes

10 Business Contract Mistakes

Having to negotiate and formalize a contract is great news for a startup. It means you’re in business! But it also means you’ve come to a place where your choices and actions have real consequences.


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what to do when someone wants to acquire your company

What To Do When Someone Wants to Acquire Your Company

If you’re reading this, there’s a good change that congratulations are in order. Someone is very interested in what you’re doing.

But best not to get too excited yet.

There’s a lot of work ahead before you get to your final destination.

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21 ways to raise capital for your startup

21 Ways to Raise Money for Your Business

So often, startups find themselves locked into thinking that there’s only one or two ways to acquire enough capital to get started. But, as this series shows, there are many ways to raise money.

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Splitting Equity

How to Split Equity in Your Startup (Updated)

Most startup founders have a pretty basic understanding of how to split equity in their startup.

“I want to split equity 70-30” or “I want to split it 50-50.”

That’s an okay starting point, but it doesn’t get you all the way there. To get it right, you need to understand the little nuances. And you need to ask the right questions:

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What We Are:

Legal Services for Savvy Entrepreneurs in Colorado

McCarthy Garber Law helps startups and entrepreneurs who need legal or business guidance in forming, financing, and managing their company to become a success.

We guarantee quality, responsive service tailored to your needs.

Whether you’re launching the next Facebook or just looking to strike out on your own, we can help you get there.

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What We Are Not:

Colorado Business Lawyers, Without the BS

We believe what’s most interesting about a business is not what’s identical to every other business. It’s the things that one business does that others don’t.

If you want to know what’s essential and different about a business – you need to know the controversial positions they’re willing to take.

With that in mind, here are a few things about our firm:

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