Alain Raynaud

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Organizer of the Startup Conference .

Author of the Co-Founder Equity Calculator .

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Equity x 49
Equity is ownership that both the business owner and investors have in a company.
Legal x 36
Essential legal issues that startups face, including corporate formation, fundraising documentation, founders stock, and board relations.
Co-Founder x 35
What are the pros and cons of starting a business alone versus with cofounders? How many founders are too many?
Marketing x 28
Marketing is the process of communicating the value of a product or service to customers, for the purpose of influencing buyer behavior and/or precipitate behavioral change.
Funding x 23
Everything you need to know to fund and raise capital for your startup or small business. Advice from entrepreneurs and investors.
Investors x 18
Startups x 16
Getting Started x 14
These are the basics you'll need if you're looking to be an entrepreneur and start marketing yourself.
Website x 14
Setting up a website is a key step in starting a new business and in today's world, an effective web presence is a vital marketing tool.
Ideas x 13
Software x 11
Successful startups make money by offering people better technology than they have now.
Angel x 10
Partner x 10
Founders x 10
Business x 10
Increase your odds of business success: start with good people, make something customers actually want, and spend as little money as possible.
Patent x 9
Shares x 9
Tax x 8
Entrepreneurs can set up their business as a Sole Proprietorship, C-corporation, S-corporation, partnership, non-profit, Limited Liability Company, or Limited Liability Partnership.
LLC x 8
A corporate structure whose members cannot be held personally liable for the company's debts or liabilities. Combines characteristics of corporations and partnerships or sole proprietorship.
Employees x 8
Hiring x 7
Sales x 7
Discuss startup sales strategies and what it takes to sell the product that you’ve designed and developed.
Iphone x 4
Apps x 4
Team x 4
Support x 4
Vesting x 3
Products x 3
Pitch x 3
Code x 3
Investing x 2
Revenue x 2
CTO x 2
Facebook x 2
Part Time x 2
Selling x 2
Domain x 2
Exit x 2
Books x 2
Ads x 2
Cloud x 2
Board x 2
Adwords x 2
B2B x 2
Promotion x 2
Advisors x 2
UK x 2
Traffic x 2
Ethics x 2
Meet Up x 2
Server x 2
Venture x 2
SEO x 2
USA x 2
Stocks x 2
Launch x 2
Twitter x 2
Publicity x 2
Naming x 1
Demo x 1
Content x 1
Travel x 1
Seed x 1
Australia x 1
Germany x 1
Florida x 1
Web x 1