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Starting an online business: A quick legal checklist

You have a great idea for a product or service, you have your website up and running, and you’re getting ready to go to market online. It's an exciting time and the last thing you want to think about is your company’s and your website’s legal compliance. But it's an important step to take to ensure that disputes over the use of your...
Law Squared 13 Dec '18

Financing Your Start-Up Using Convertible Notes

Need to raise money for your start-up?  Have you considered using Convertible Notes? Convertible notes, if well structured, can be a simple, flexible and cost-effective way for a start-up to raise funds.  Start-ups can offer convertible notes, which are debt instruments that may be converted to equity, to raise capital, instead of...
Allied Legal 13 Dec '18

FAB9: The intersection of design & technology at The Dream Factory

A video still of a CNC router from the FAB9 website. Something exciting is happening on the ground floor of The Dream Factory. There’s been a shroud of secrecy around the Footscray site for months, though if you’ve passed by recently, you may have caught a glimpse of some serious works underway. Excavators clawing....
FAB9 makerspace 26 Nov '18

Space Tank proud finalist in the 2018 Melbourne Awards

We are thrilled to announce that the Space Tank makerspace incubator for manufacturing startups was a chosen finalist in the 2018 Melbourne Awards celebrating the inspirational Melburnians who dedicate their time and energy for the benefit of our city. During a Gala dinner at Melbourne’s Town Hall, Lord Mayor Sally Capp commentated on how...
Holger Dielenberg 21 Nov '18

Protecting your Confidential Information with a Confidentiality Agreement

Are you thinking to have your employees sign a Confidentiality Agreement? Having a Confidentiality Agreement helps you assure that your company information is not disclosed to any third party even after they stop working for your company. CONFIDENTIALITY AGREEMENTS An employee confidentiality/non-disclosure agreement (Confidentiality...
Allied Legal 21 Nov '18

Be Visible Online and Make Money the Quick and Easy Way with SEO

Search engine optimisation or SEO is a necessary element in any business, no matter how big or small. Basically, SEO directs traffic to a website, which means more opportunities for conversions. Once you get SEO right, you see favourable results that will lead to the growth of your business. Below are the things your SEO plan should be...
Crazy Domains 14 Nov '18

Structuring Your Company: How to Structure Your Startup for Success

Before you can raise capital, hire employees or start selling to customers, you’ll need to set up your startup’s corporate structure. This article covers: how a dual company structure works; and the benefits of setting up a discretionary trust Your goal here should be to minimise risk and cost while maximising...
legalvision 12 Nov '18