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Moving Overseas – The “A, B Cs” of Flip Ups!

Allied Legal’s commercial and startup lawyers are regularly consulted about the legal ramifications of “flipping up”.  So what is a flip up?


Intellectual property: What it Means and Why You Should Protect It

Intellectual property, or IP, is a term frequently mentioned in the startup ecosystem. It is often referred to as the most important asset in a new business venture, but what is it? And why is it worth protecting? 


Startup Sales - The Art and Science of Converting Sales Trials

Startups trying to convert their trial, whether free or discounted, to paid subscriptions or signed revenue can be one of the hardest hurdles to overcome, especially if it is the first – the first one for your company, the first one in a new vertical, the first one after a pivot, or the first one into a new international market. Allied Legal’s Sales-as-a-Service team often assists startups with structuring, implementing and converting their trials. In this article on startup sales, we will discuss the art and science of trials.


Venture Capital vs Angel Investors

Allied Legal’s commercial and starup lawyers regularly advise on fundraising transactions.  When it comes to startup funding, venture capital and angel investors are often mentioned in the same breath.  However, there are certain important differences which we outline in this article.  As a general comment the differences noted in this article should be regarded as broad “rules of thumb”.


How To Get Your Startup Ready To Sell

We at Allied Legal specialise in helping startups sell. Our startup focussed sales-as-a-service and sales coaching packages are informed by decades of experience in selling B2B and B2C in the innovative tech space. In this article, we explore some essential steps for you to take prior to commencing sales that will “kick” your startup into sales-mode. 


Why Bother Building a 2021 Startup Sales Plan?

In this article, we will cover what is the difference between a business plan, pitch deck, startup sales plan and marketing plan? Should you have one? What is included in these plans?


Distribution Arrangements: Have You Considered Everything?

Our team at Allied Legal specialises in the provision of legal services to the startup sector.  The firm has also recently pioneered a startup sales offering.  As such, distribution arrangements are of particular interest to us as these transactions enliven both legal and sales issues.  We often prepare and negotiate distribution agreements and this article provides an overview of the key issues you should consider prior to entering such transactions.   


Should I Register A Company?

In this article, we consider the pros and cons of registering a company for your proposed venture. 


Growing your Startup – building your client base

Having a successful startup requires more than just a good idea, or a product that fills a gap in the market. If you can’t find a way to grow your business, it’s unlikely that your startup will progress very far. That’s why it’s important for founders to have a good grasp of the fundamentals of growth. 

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