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Setting yourself up for success starts at the very beginning and whether you are a first-time founder or a “not my first rodeo” entrepreneur, navigate these topics to get the foundational information you need to take your first vital steps.
Form Resources


Likely to be your greatest asset, your intellectual property protection can make or break a company. Navigate these topics to learn about patent filing, obtaining trademarks, and securing copyright protection to secure your valuable assets.
Protect Resources


Securing the right financing and establishing the right relationships can be a complex process. Navigate these topics to learn how to access the “fuel” you need to operate and grow.
Fund Resources


Establishing a successful framework for growth requires thoughtful strategy and a broad knowledge base for expansion across the U.S. and around the world. Navigate these topics to learn how to establish new markets and prepare for your next phase of growth.
Expand Resources


Whether you positioning your company to be acquired or to go public, you need to make sure your liquidity event is buttoned down on every aspect of the deal. Navigate these topics to learn everything you need to know, from deal nuances to the larger context of your “money in the door” event.
Exit Resources