Startup Venture | Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs, Entrepreneurship, Startup, Startups

In association with Tech Corp Legal LLP, an International Business Law Firm, we provide business, management, technical and legal solutions to the challenges confronted by cutting-edge technology companies and startups. Our team understands technology and business, and provides business and consultancy services related to Corporate Laws, Technology Laws, Intellectual Property Rights, Securities, Mergers and Acquisitions, and other matters that affect startups and technology companies.

We are devoted to helping our clients achieve success by providing services customized to their specific requirements. Launching and running a startup is a challenge, and structure of the business is even more critical. The structure of the business decides the liabilities of the founders, tax implications, benefits, raising funds & capital, and other regulatory procedures required under the law of the appropriate jurisdiction. We are business consultants with a specialty in early-stage tech startup companies.

Our business consultancy focuses on critical life-cycle events, including incorporation (formation), hiring, funding, acquiring and positioning to get acquired. Additionally, our tech consultancy practice includes patents, trade secrets, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, development, distribution, and strategic partnering.

We consult and advice our clients by providing a diverse range of services, including, Right Time to Incorporate a Legal Entity, Finance, Funding & Venture Capital, Type of Entity: Company vs. Partnership vs. Sole Proprietorship, Right Location (Jurisdiction) to Incorporate a Company, Company Incorporation across multiple jurisdictions, Setting up Liaison / Representative / Branch/ Project Office across multiple jurisdictions, Franchising, Licensing, Retail, Things to do Before Quitting a Job and Starting a Business, Selecting a Business Name, Branding & Trademarks, Shareholders & Stock Options, Tax Planning & Management, Employees, Interns, Human Resource (HR) Management & Labor Laws, Joint Ventures, Corporate Restructuring, Mergers & Acquisitions, Commercial Disputes, Litigation & Arbitration, Foreign Direct Investment & Foreign Exchange Regulations across multiple jurisdictions, and the like.

We provide individuals, start ups and businesses with patent filing, patent protection, patent advice, patent services, invention filing, invention protection, invention services, invention advice, copyright filing, copyright protection, trademark filing and trademark protection before Indian Patent and Trademark Office.

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Business in India

Business in India

India is characterized by consistent growth performance and abundant highly skilled manpower that provides enormous opportunities for investments. India is the largest democracy and tenth largest economy in the world. India has a federal system of Government with clear demarcation of powers between the Central Government and the State Governments. India provides a liberal, attractive, and investor friendly investment climate.

India has the most liberal and transparent policies on foreign direct investment (FDI) among major economies of the world, wherein 100% FDI is allowed under the automatic route in all sectors/activities except in few areas, which require prior approval. Under automatic route, investors are required to only notify the Reserve Bank of India within 30 days of receipt of inward remittances. India has undergone a paradigm shift owing to its competitive stand in the world.

The Indian economy is on a robust growth trajectory and boasts of a stable annual growth rate, rising foreign exchange reserves and booming capital markets among others. According to Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MOSPI), Indian economy is estimated to grow at 6.9 percent in 2011-12 as compared to the growth rate of 8.4 percent in 2010-11.These GDP figures are based at factor cost at constant (2004-05) prices in the year 2011-12.

The growth rate of 6.9 per cent in GDP during 2011-12 has been due to the growth rates of over 8 per cent in the sectors of electricity, gas and water supply, trade, hotels, transport and communication, and financing, insurance, real estate and business services. We assist our clients in developing their business strategy for setting up and running their business successfully within India. Our team provides valuable consultancy to our clients regarding all major Asian jurisdictions, ranging from detailed Investment Guidance, Legal Consultancy, Taxation, Labor laws and the like.

We have been actively involved with the creation, development and implementation of IP strategies for new, developing and mature businesses in India. We provide business and management consultancy services to our clients helping them in the key business areas aimed at maintaining strong market position and identifying competitive challenges by providing perfect combination of a localized approach while maintaining international quality standards.

We act as single point of contact for multiple aspects of business by providing research and consultancy services including Competitive Intelligence Services, Analyzing Competitive Climate of Various Markets, Major Market Players, Trends and Changes in Market Structure, Market Entry Feasibility Study, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Services, Strategic Investment Guidance, Business Forecasting, and the like. Additionally, we provide business consultancy regarding laws in India for companies who either plan to enter India or already conduct business in India, including, Patent Filing Strategies with Indian Patent Office, Patentability Searches, Provisional & Non-provisional patent drafting, Office Action Responses, Patent Prosecution Support, Freedom-to-operate Searches, Patent Invalidation Analysis, Patent Claim Charts, Patent Portfolio Assessment, Strategic Patent Counseling, Mergers & Acquisitions, Incorporating a Legal Entity in India, Conducting business through branches, joint ventures and subsidiaries, impact of product liability laws, impact of labor and employment laws, General income tax issues, and the like.

We provide technical consulting and guidance to our clients ranging from start-up ventures to large corporations in a wide range of technical matters, including new methods or processes, machines and mechanical devices, circuits, tools, structures, chemical and biological compositions (pharmaceuticals, DNA sequences, biological materials etc.), genetically engineered plants and animals, computer programs, mobile applications (apps), and business methods.

We provide individuals, start ups and businesses with patent filing, patent protection, patent advice, patent services, invention filing, invention protection, invention services, invention advice, copyright filing, copyright protection, trademark filing and trademark protection before Indian Patent and Trademark Office.

Business in Malaysia

Business in Malaysia

Malaysia is a vibrant economy which has resulted from decades of careful planning and hard work. In Malaysia, prosperity is enjoyed by a large percentage of its citizen and with its flourishing economy, running business in this country can be extremely rewarding.

With regards to setting up a new business in Malaysia, various types of business models can be used, such as, for example, Sole Proprietorship, Company (Private Limited Company, Public Limited Company or Branch of a Foreign Company), Partnership, Unincorporated Association, Representative and Regional Office, Operational Headquarter (OHQ), International Procurement Centre (IPC), and Regional Distribution Centre (RDC). All companies in Malaysia are governed by the Companies Act 1965.

With regards of protection of intellectual property rights (IPR), Malaysian intellectual property regime offers various types of protection, including copyrights, trademarks, designs, patents and layout designs of integrated circuits in compliance with Malaysia’s obligation as a signatory to the Agreement on Trade Related Aspects of Intellectual Property (TRIPS). Malaysia is a signatory to the World Intellectual Property Organization, the Paris Convention for the Protection of Industrial Property, the Berne Convention for the Protection of Literary and Artistic works, as well as the Patent Cooperation Treaty. The Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) is a statutory body established to assist in the administration and enforcement of intellectual property laws and issues or matters relating to intellectual property.

We assist our clients in developing their business strategy for setting up and running their business successfully within Malaysia. Our team provides valuable consultancy to our clients regarding all major Asian jurisdictions, ranging from detailed Investment Guidance, Legal Consultancy, Taxation, Labor laws and the like.

We provide business and management consultancy services to our clients helping them in the key business areas aimed at maintaining strong market position and identifying competitive challenges by providing perfect combination of a localized approach while maintaining international quality standards.

We act as single point of contact for multiple aspects of business by providing research and consultancy services including Competitive Intelligence Services, Analyzing Competitive Climate of Various Markets, Major Market Players, Trends and Changes in Market Structure, Market Entry Feasibility Study, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Services, Strategic Investment Guidance, Business Forecasting, and the like.

Additionally, we provide business consultancy regarding laws in Malaysia for companies who either plan to enter Malaysia or already conduct business in Malaysia, including, Patent Filing Strategies with Malaysia Patent Office, Patentability Searches, Provisional & Non-provisional patent drafting, Office Action Responses, Patent Prosecution Support, Freedom-to-operate Searches, Patent Invalidation Analysis, Patent Claim Charts, Patent Portfolio Assessment, Strategic Patent Counseling, Mergers & Acquisitions, Incorporating a Legal Entity in Malaysia, Conducting business through branches, joint ventures and subsidiaries, impact of product liability laws, impact of labor and employment laws, General income tax issues, and the like.

We provide technical consulting and guidance to our clients ranging from start-up ventures to large corporations in a wide range of technical matters, including new methods or processes, machines and mechanical devices, circuits, tools, structures, chemical and biological compositions (pharmaceuticals, DNA sequences, biological materials etc.), genetically engineered plants and animals, computer programs, mobile applications (apps), and business methods.

We provide individuals, startups and businesses with patent filing, patent protection, patent advice, patent services, invention filing, invention protection, invention services, invention advice, copyright filing, copyright protection, trademark filing and trademark protection before Indian Patent and Trademark Office and Intellectual Property Corporation of Malaysia (MyIPO) through our patent agent associates registered with MYIPO.

Business in Singapore

Business in Singapore

Singapore offers tremendous opportunities to the international business community, which considers Singapore as the perfect location to setup their company and launch their business. Singapore is rated no. 1 in the world by World Bank for ease of doing business and is ranked among the top wealthiest nations in the world by Forbes magazine. Politically, Singapore is rated as the most stable country in Asia and has the best labor force in the world. Another major advantage of doing business in Singapore is its convenient location. Singapore is situated in the heart of Southeast Asia, thus making it possible to access a market of 2.8 billion people within a few hours flight. Additionally, Singapore’s port is one of the busiest in the world, and the country is classified as a premier International Maritime Centre.

Singapore is termed as the easiest place in the world to set up and manage a business, and it only takes about a couple days to incorporate a company in Singapore. Singapore offers another important advantage to entrepreneurs and corporations because of its low effective tax rates, for both personal and corporate. It is strongly believed that Singapore may become the next Silicon Valley, and hence protection of Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is given utmost importance in this country.

We assist our clients in developing their business strategy for setting up and running their business successfully within Singapore. Our team provides valuable consultancy to our clients regarding all major Asian jurisdictions, ranging from detailed Investment Guidance, Legal Consultancy, Taxation, Labor laws and the like.

We provide business and management consultancy services to our clients helping them in the key business areas aimed at maintaining strong market position and identifying competitive challenges by providing perfect combination of a localized approach while maintaining international quality standards. We act as single point of contact for multiple aspects of business by providing research and consultancy services including Competitive Intelligence Services, Analyzing Competitive Climate of Various Markets, Major Market Players, Trends and Changes in Market Structure, Market Entry Feasibility Study, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Services, Strategic Investment Guidance, Business Forecasting, and the like.

Additionally, we provide business consultancy regarding laws in Singapore for companies who either plan to enter Singapore or already conduct business in Singapore, including, Patent Filing Strategies with Singapore Patent Office, Patentability Searches, Provisional & Non-provisional patent drafting, Office Action Responses, Patent Prosecution Support, Freedom-to-operate Searches, Patent Invalidation Analysis, Patent Claim Charts, Patent Portfolio Assessment, Strategic Patent Counseling, Mergers & Acquisitions, Incorporating a Legal Entity in Singapore, Conducting business through branches, joint ventures and subsidiaries, impact of product liability laws, impact of labor and employment laws, General income tax issues, and the like.

We provide technical consulting and guidance to our clients ranging from start-up ventures to large corporations in a wide range of technical matters, including new methods or processes, machines and mechanical devices, circuits, tools, structures, chemical and biological compositions (pharmaceuticals, DNA sequences, biological materials etc.), genetically engineered plants and animals, computer programs, mobile applications (apps), and business methods.

We provide individuals, startups and businesses with patent filing, patent protection, patent advice, patent services, invention filing, invention protection, invention services, invention advice, copyright filing, copyright protection, trademark filing and trademark protection before Indian Patent and Trademark Office.

Business in Europe

Business in Europe

We assist our clients in developing their business strategy for setting up and running their business successfully within Europe. Our team provides valuable consultancy to our clients regarding 15 major European jurisdictions, ranging from detailed Investment Guidance, Legal Consultancy, Taxation, Labor laws and the like.

We provide business and management consultancy services to our clients helping them in the key business areas aimed at maintaining strong market position and identifying competitive challenges by providing perfect combination of a localized approach while maintaining international quality standards.

We act as single point of contact for multiple aspects of business by providing research and consultancy services including Competitive Intelligence Services, Analyzing Competitive Climate of Various Markets, Major Market Players, Trends and Changes in Market Structure, Market Entry Feasibility Study, Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) Services, Strategic Investment Guidance, Business Forecasting, and the like.

Additionally, we provide business consultancy regarding laws in Europe for companies who either plan to enter Europe or already conduct business in Europe, including, Patent Filing Strategies with European Patent Office (EPO), Patentability Searches, Provisional & Non-provisional patent drafting, Office Action Responses, Patent Prosecution Support, Freedom-to-operate Searches, Patent Invalidation Analysis, Patent Claim Charts, Patent Portfolio Assessment, Strategic Patent Counseling, Mergers & Acquisitions, Incorporating a Legal Entity in Europe, Conducting business through branches, joint ventures and subsidiaries, impact of product liability laws, impact of labor and employment laws, General income tax issues, and the like.

We provide technical consulting and guidance to our clients ranging from start-up ventures to large corporations in a wide range of technical matters, including new methods or processes, machines and mechanical devices, circuits, tools, structures, chemical and biological compositions (pharmaceuticals, DNA sequences, biological materials etc.), genetically engineered plants and animals, computer programs, mobile applications (apps), and business methods.

We provide individuals, startups and businesses with patent filing, patent protection, patent advice, patent services, invention filing, invention protection, invention services, invention advice, copyright filing, copyright protection, trademark filing and trademark protection before Indian Patent and Trademark Office.

Business in Canada

Business in Canada

Canada is a G7-leading economy and Canada’s business climate nurtures innovation and enhances economic growth. We provide a wide variety of business services for entrepreneurs, small and medium sized businesses, professional offices and institutions who are interested in doing business in Canada.

We provide business consultancy regarding laws in Canada for companies who either plan to enter Canada or already conduct business in Canada, including, Patent Filing Strategies, Patentability Searches CIPO, Provisional & Non-provisional patent drafting, Office Action Responses, Patent Prosecution Support, Freedom-to-operate Searches, Patent Invalidation Analysis, Patent Claim Charts, Patent Portfolio Assessment, Strategic Patent Counseling, Mergers & Acquisitions, Incorporating a Legal Entity in Canada, Conducting business through branches, joint ventures and subsidiaries, impact of product liability laws, impact of labor and employment laws, General income tax issues, and the like.

We also assist our clients in providing business consultancy regarding investment in Canada by providing customized services, including, Strategic Market Intelligence, Information and advisory regarding setting up a business in Canada, Taxation & Immigration Advisory, and the like.

We provide technical consulting and guidance to our clients ranging from start-up ventures to large corporations in a wide range of technical matters, including new methods or processes, machines and mechanical devices, circuits, tools, structures, chemical and biological compositions (pharmaceuticals, DNA sequences, biological materials etc.), genetically engineered plants and animals, computer programs, mobile applications (apps), and business methods.

We provide individuals, startups and businesses with patent filing, patent protection, patent advice, patent services, invention filing, invention protection, invention services, invention advice, copyright filing, copyright protection, trademark filing and trademark protection before Indian Patent and Trademark Office.

Business Management Services

Business Management Services

We help our clients grow and manage their businesses by providing customized business solutions including business management consulting, global patent strategy, technology management, patent portfolio management, technology licensing, technology commercialization, business valuation consulting, offshore companies, international tax planning, market entry strategy and brand licensing.

  1. Business Management Services: We provide business management services in all areas of business. We work alongside management teams at all stages of the start-up cycle right from business plan consulting to initial public offering (IPO). We provide specialized services for start-ups and entrepreneurs including business plan development that clearly communicates various crucial parameters of the business model to business partners and funding sources including venture capital firms, angels, and corporate investors. We provide efficient services for specifically targeting your needs of our clients in a timely manner. Learn more.
  2. Patent Strategy Experts: We assist our clients in setting up a long-term patent strategy that aligns with their business goals in addition to consultation and advisory regarding general patent matters. We know that a patent portfolio is hugely benefited by a customized patent strategy, which is in line with the corporate strategy. By drafting a sound patent strategy, we assist our clients in protecting their valuable technological know-how and minimizing cost at the same time, thereby maximizing the benefits from their Patents. We help our clients in making the right choices with regards to selection of technology to patent, technology landscape surveys, identifying licensing opportunities, due diligence, risk assessments, patent portfolio management, IP transactions, relevant countries to operate and file patents, expediting patent prosecution and the like. Learn more
  3. Technology Management: We provide responsive services to our clients to make sure that the results of their research are successfully commercialized and transferred to the industry, thereby driving economic growth and benefiting the general public. We provide resources and guidance to our clients including inventors and business partners as well as provide a medium for commercializing patents and technologies that are available for licensing. Learn more
  4. Business Valuation Consulting: We provide business valuation services to our clients for both listed and unlisted entities including valuations of intangible assets including brand, goodwill, customer relationships, intellectual property rights such as patents, trademarks, copyrights, industrial designs etc. The consulting services further include ESOP scheme framing, documentation and valuation for companies according to IFRS, private equity investment advisory, due diligence, exit formalities, raising funds via non convertible debentures, debt restructuring, investment banking services, financial & business due diligence, virtual CFO services, tax planning and management advisory, investor relationship (IR) services, liaising with banks and financial institutions, investment advisory and the like. Learn more.
  5. Offshore Companies: We assist our clients in offshore company registration, formation and management. The most common advantage of setting up offshore companies is low or zero tax offered by various jurisdictions with stronger privacy laws. We facilitate offshore company formation with bank account along with related business consultancy in highly professional and confidential manner. We further provide consultancy and advisory to enable our clients in setting up and managing their offshore assets across various jurisdictions, including, but not limited to, India, Singapore, US, Malaysia, Delaware, Nevada, BVI, Cyprus, Bahamas, Switzerland, UK, Hong Kong etc.
  6. International Tax Planning: We provide international tax management and consultancy services to our clients including companies with international business activities, entrepreneurs, individuals with significant cross-border investments, professional service providers. We are aware that it is never preferred to pay high taxes and achieving significant tax savings is one of the main reasons for creating international entities and offshore companies. At the same time, corporations and individuals face multiple tax obligations that are required to be managed by professionals with international tax planning experience in a cost effective manner. We provide crucial consultancy and international tax planning advice during complex transactions for successfully managing cross-border taxation issues.
  7. Brand Licensing in India: We are committed to our clients in developing and expanding comprehensive licensing, marketing and social media programs with innovative and reliable consulting services. We also provide consulting services to brand owners regarding specific brands and / or trademarks, including business plan creation, contract negotiation, legal support for trademark registrations, contracts and agreements, unauthorized use of trademarks by competitors, domain name disputes etc.
  8. Market Entry Strategy: We provide global market entry services to help our clients enter the right market and maximize the competitive advantage. We assist our clients achieve their goals and objectives with a minimum amount of risk. Our services include Strategy Formulation, Strategy Implementation, Competitive Landscape Analysis, State-Of-Art Patent Searches, Freedom-To-Operate Analysis, Product Clearance Analysis, In-Licensing & Out-Licensing Of Patents, Investment Consultation, Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Global Patent Portfolio Creation, Management and Commercialization. Learn More