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Non Circumvention Agreement Ontario

non circumvention agreement

What is it? A Non Circumvention Agreement is a legal agreement between parties that want to prevent the misuse of confidential information that they have shared with each other.  A common scenario involves a disclosing party (“Disclosing Party”) providing their confidential customer or supplier list to the receiving party (“Receiving Party”).  This kind of agreement … Read more »

How To Raise Pre Seed Funding

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When starting a tech business, the biggest hurdle any entrepreneur will have is financing, especially at the very beginning. There are specific rounds of funding for startups. In the early stages, you want to focus on pre seed, seed and series A funding. Each round has its advantages as you progress and grow with your business.

The pre seed funding stage, for instance, is time consuming and can be difficult to attain from investors, but it is highly valuable for startups in getting their foothold in the industry. Though the process can usually take 6-12 months, the development, mentorship and financing that can result from a pre seed funding round are well worth it when secured.

Below, we focus on the basics about pre seed financing in Canada.

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When Do You Need a Financial Lawyer?

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Corporate finance law is a part of corporate law and every business that requires funding, needs a corporate financial lawyer for that matter. Financial lawyers have experience with investment banking or at least they cooperate with investment bankers to close the deal. Whether you want to acquire or merge with another company, issue securities, go … Read more »

A Step By Step Guide To Running A Tech Business

Taking Research Business Notes

Launching a tech startup isn’t for the faint of heart. It requires a multitude of stages, hard work and determination. Given the challenges involved, starting your own company can be daunting. That’s why we always recommend getting help and advice wherever you can to get perspective and background that can make things easier. We always … Read more »

Private Placement Financing

private placement financing

We have already discussed the differences between seed capital and venture capital. If you are starting a business, the cash you are collecting is called seed capital. What follows seed capital are those funding stages: series a, series b, series c funding. If you are not very informed about the early stage of investment, here … Read more »

How Are Conciliation, Mediation And Arbitration Different?

Mediation arbitration Comparison

Although mediation, conciliation and arbitration have the same purpose, the process differs in the level of formality, responsibility and improvisation. In each case, a third party is involved in the dispute resolution process between the parties. Mediation is focused on dispute resolution regardless of the outcome of the relationship between parties, whether they will conciliate … Read more »

Asset Acquisition

Acquisition refers to a business takeover, buying someone else’s business. There are three ways to perform the acquisition in Canada: to purchase the assets to purchase the shares  statutory amalgamations (less common)    For the last 30 years in Canada, there have been 16,103 business acquisitions reported whereas only 4,871 new businesses were created. Out … Read more »