Rustam Roy: 5 Legal questions startup founders should know the answer to

March 23, 2021

Starting a business is an exciting process, we get caught up in the big idea that we have and we think we’re going to change the world and the sky is our limits.

But what happens when things don’t quite go to plan and there is a falling out between the founders of a business? What happens when someone else comes to the market with an idea that is similar?

In this podcast we talk with Rustam Roy from Legalistic about the things that founders and entrepreneurs should know from a legal perspective when starting their business. Rustam answers the following 5 questions:

  1. What are the key things founders need to think about when setting up a business?
  2. If something goes wrong between founders what is a sensible course of action to take?
  3. Lots of founders want to protect their ideas, what is the best way to do this?
  4. What negotiation tips do you have for founders that are trying to negotiate with investors?
  5. What are the key elements of a tech contract that founders should have written in?

If you like what you hear and want to speak to Rustam directly then you can reach him via the Legalistic website:


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