Startup Life Show w/ Ande Lyons
Is your startup properly protected?
Virtually every legal decision a founder makes carries with it the potential to seriously impact the company’s partners, investors, employees, and even customers.
On this episode of Startup Life Show with Ande Lyons, Attorney Eric Leander shares how founders must familiarize themselves with the basic legal principles and practices associated with building a business – from Co-founders Agreements to Trademarks and Patents.
This recorded conversation is for informational purposes only, and is not to be considered legal advice. Listening to this conversation does not constitute an attorney – client relationship. Listeners are advised to seek professional help if they are concerned about a specific issue.
About Eric Leander
Attorney by profession, entrepreneur at heart, VC in progress: Eric Leander is a fixture in, advocate for, and champion of, the entrepreneurial / startup / technology ecosystem. Eric’s passion and purpose is to help other entrepreneurs to build and realize their dreams.
Eric is a founding partner and head of the Emerging Ventures, and Corporate & Securities law practice groups at The Wagoner Firm PLLC, a full-service business law firm with offices in Albany New York and New York City. Eric focuses his practice on startups, emerging growth companies, investment / venture capital transactions, mergers and acquisitions and general corporate counsel. Eric develops and manages a client-base focused on technology and other high-growth startups together with small VC / Angel Funds. Actively advising, counseling and shaping the businesses of the future innovation economy as legal counsel, business advisor, and mentor.
Eric is also the Managing Partner of Square Peg Ventures, a small investment and property development group.