Deploying an application you have been working on can be an exciting and nerve-racking experience. You have been working on this application for weeks on end and are excited to see what your users will think of it. However, beyond understanding the different operating systems that will run your application, It is also important toContinue reading “Before you deploy your Application – Here are 3 things you should consider – from a legal perspective”
Category Archives: Startups, Business
What is a Trademark and why is it important?
When you develop an idea for a business, one of the most important things you can do is to find a way to protect it from being stolen. There are several ways you can do this but one of the most effective ways is to register a trademark. A trademark is a sign capable of differentiatingContinue reading “What is a Trademark and why is it important?”
How we are using Artificial Intelligence to become better Lawyers
One of the key components of our value proposition here at MasiboLaw is Speed. We always endeavor to improve the speed by which we serve our clients while maintaining the highest possible standards of quality. In light of this, we decided to add a new member to our team – ChatGPT. We decided to incorporateContinue reading “How we are using Artificial Intelligence to become better Lawyers”
Do you really need a Lawyer as a Techie? (Hint: The answer is not what you think)
It has been 5 years since I served my first client working in technology and I have never met a client who wanted a lawyer – they all needed one. Either someone needs to register a trademark or a contract reviewed or some help understanding a complex note purchase agreement from an investor. One thingContinue reading “Do you really need a Lawyer as a Techie? (Hint: The answer is not what you think)”
3 tips to get your Hiring Right as a StartUp
So you have gotten funding, what next? Most likely you want to start recruiting and hiring new employees. Hiring is a delicate process that has different components and getting it right is vital to your business success. Every employee you add into your company can either make you succeed or fail. Aside from qualifications andContinue reading “3 tips to get your Hiring Right as a StartUp”
What do Investors want? 2 Tips to get through Start Up Funding
The average Investor in a Kenyan Tech Start Up is Foreign/ Foreign based and for them to invest in your startup or purchase a note in it, they need to be sure that you comply with the local law. Having reviewed and worked on different investment agreements, I’ve learnt that most investors need evidence thatContinue reading “What do Investors want? 2 Tips to get through Start Up Funding”
How can you avoid being Sued for a Privacy Violation?
A privacy law suit is a case filed by a consumer against a Company/Organization for violation of their right to privacy. An example of a privacy law suit is when a vendor using an e-commerce platform files a case against the e-commerce company for breaching their right to privacy. This can happen if for instanceContinue reading “How can you avoid being Sued for a Privacy Violation?”
Do you need a lawyer to draft your Terms and Conditions?
Short answer, no. You can always find a template online and copy and paste it to your website/app. But is your business a copy paste of another? Do you know your legal needs as a business and how to legally protect them? Are you confident that a random document from the internet understands how KenyanContinue reading “Do you need a lawyer to draft your Terms and Conditions?”
What happens when a Data Breach Occurs?
Data breaches are one of the worst nightmares a company can experience. It occurs when confidential information belonging to a consumer/user/data subject is stolen, leaked, altered, or disclosed to unauthorized persons from within the company’s server/system. If not properly managed it tarnishes a company’s reputation and can lead to security risks to the data subject.Continue reading “What happens when a Data Breach Occurs?”
4 Big Mistakes that StartUps make
1. NOT HAVING A FOUNDERS AGREEMENT One of the things often ignored by startups is the need to have a Founder’s Agreement. A Founders Agreement is what governs the relationships between the founders of a startup. It defines the roles and responsibilities of each of the founder members. It establishes the organizational structure and hierarchy andContinue reading “4 Big Mistakes that StartUps make”