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”

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”

3 Ways Intellectual Property Issues affect StartUps

The difference between having an idea and owning it is intellectual property rights. Having an  intellectual property  right registered against your startup means that it is protected and no one can steal it from you. Here are 3 ways Intellectual property issues affect StartUps. 1. Trademarks protects your brand from counterfeits. The process of buildingContinue reading “3 Ways Intellectual Property Issues affect StartUps”

3 Ways that the Data Protection Act affects your Tech Start Up.

The Data Protection Act is a law that governs how different companies, including #startups handle the #personaldata of their users and consumers.  These are 3 things that Start-Ups need to know about the Data Protection Act. 1. You need to review your Privacy Policy. The Data Protection Act requires companies to have sufficient legal safeguardsContinue reading “3 Ways that the Data Protection Act affects your Tech Start Up.”

What is the REAL cost of a Contract?

If you have ever signed a contract, I am sure that you have seen a section called Dispute Resolution. Like most people, I am sure that you quickly glossed over it and moved to the signature section. But what exactly does it mean? When you are signing a contract, whichever it is, you have toContinue reading “What is the REAL cost of a Contract?”

4 things that will help your Start Up succeed

Necessity is the mother of invention. Whenever there is a need in society, nature works in concert with innovative individuals to create a solution for that need. When we needed to communicate over long distances mankind invented the telephone, when we needed to travel beyond the seas, the Wright brothers invented the aeroplane. It is theContinue reading “4 things that will help your Start Up succeed”

HOW TO FORM A PARTNERSHIP BUSINESS IN KENYA

One of the ways to run a Business is as a Partnership. A Partnership is where two or more people come together and contribute Capital towards starting a Business and share the Profits or Losses from the Business. This is what you need to start a Partnership; 1. Choose a Business Partner and determine theContinue reading “HOW TO FORM A PARTNERSHIP BUSINESS IN KENYA”