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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. 


Allied Legal on the Business Agora Podcast

Listen to Inder and Rahul, Allied Legal directors and startup experts, as they talk legal, business growth, and innovation in the modern world. 


Allied Legal Review: Victoria’s $3bn COVID Support Package

Premier Dan Andrews has announced the largest cash relief support package Victoria’s history with a combination of cash grants and tax relief for Victorian businesses in the Business Resilience Package (embed link). $822 million has been designated for cash grants to SMEs, with a further $1.7 billion available in tax relief.


Allied Legal Review: Startup Genome’s 2020 Startup Ecosystems Rankings

Startup Genome publishes annual reports ranking the top startup ecosystems around the world. This report analyses and compares the strength of the startup industry across 300 locations to determine who is leading the way in startup innovation. 


When Should A Startup Talk To A Lawyer?

We at Allied Legal have assisted countless startups at various stages in their journey. That’s why we understand that, for many startups, resources are tight from day one, and decisions have to be made about how to expend what limited finances are available. Still, every startup will reach a point where it needs legal expertise to proceed properly. This begs the question – when have you reached that point?


Shareholders Agreements – Powers, Protections and Priorities

A shareholders agreement is an essential agreement for your business. Don’t be misled by its name – a shareholders agreement does more than just formalise an agreement between shareholders. It details many of the core mechanisms that are essential to the ongoing management, decision making and operation of your business.   


Funding Your Startup

Capital raising can be a beneficial and often necessary step to allow startups to scale and grow. It can also be a daunting process, especially if it’s your first time doing it.  Allied Legal sets out some preliminary issues you should consider when raising funds for your business.  


Privacy Policy – A Startup’s Guide

A good privacy policy is an important feature of a successful startup. Putting the legal requirements aside for a moment, its good commercial practice to have a privacy policy for your business to follow. Not only will this put frameworks in place to guide your business, it will reassure your customers as to the safety of their personal information when engaging with your service of product. 


Allied Legal Presents… Genevieve Graham

Even throughout the difficulties and uncertainties of the COVID-19 pandemic, Allied Legal is still looking to grow so that we are better positioned to contribute to Australia’s startup scene. We are excited to announce the latest addition to our team, innovation and startup enthusiast Gen Graham!


Terms and Conditions for Startups

Learn about how Allied Legal prepares terms and conditions for startups


Terms and Conditions – Legal Armour for Your Startup

We’ve all encountered them. We’ve all accepted them. We’ve all been bound by them. But what are they and what do they do? If you have ever used a digital product or a website, chances are you’ve accepted terms and conditions. If your startup is involved in the tech space, then it’s time to think about what these documents contain, because you will need one before you can market your product to users. 


Live Streamed Startup Advice – Legal and Business Development

Allied Legal will be hosting a fortnightly 30-minute Zoom conference where attendees can check in and ask questions relating to their startup or venture.  


Allied Legal Presents…Talt Anast

Talt has wanted to be a lawyer for about as long as he can remember. Growing up as the youngest in a family that enjoyed debating, Talt was often either arguing a point with, or negotiating the resolution of an argument between family members. 


What Investors Focus On When Funding Early Stage Ventures

If your startup is looking to raise money, please be mindful that investors will undertake thorough due diligence before parting with any  funds.  Allied Legal sets out some of the key issues investors focus on when investing in startups.


Allied Legal Presents…Inder Singh

Inder’s love for startups was sparked during the .com boom of the late 1990s, during which he first saw the unique potential of the internet and digital technology to change the world around him.


PART 1: "The Human Mindset" for Businesses and Startups

Elite athletes have the "Olympic mindset", some business training courses teach the “growth mindset" or "championship mindset" — maybe what is needed now is the “Human Mindset”.  


Commercial Leasing Rent Relief

The Mandatory Code of Conduct has been released and provides that landlords must offer eligible tenants a reduction in rent in the form of waivers and deferrals.


Let’s Scale Your Business!

Allied Legal is excited to launch its brand-new service offering.  In addition to our startup focused legal services, the firm now offers business development services tailored to help our innovative clients accelerate their growth (https://www.alliedlegal.com.au/expertise/scale-your-business/)!

 

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