Start-upsĀ & New Ventures

Houston is a city of innovation and entrepreneurship, and we understand that new ideas are the driving force behind progress. No matter what industry your start-up or new venture serves, Rapp & Krock, PC can help your new business with getting off the ground and moving the right direction. From entity selection and formation, drafting the documents to govern the company and the relationships of its owners, ensuring the proper contracts are in place to protect your business, and providing meaningful advice on many company matters both internal and external, Rapp & Krock, PC can guide your company in putting the necessary legal pieces in place to help avoid the difficulties that every business will eventually face. Getting those pieces in place from the start is imperative to protecting your business, your ideas, and your personal assets from the multitude of potentially unforeseen risks in the marketplace. Rapp & Krock, PC is with your business every step of the way.

Our practice in this area includes representation in:

  • Entity Selection & Issues
  • Formation and Governance Documents
  • Entity Funding
  • Pre-Planned Exit Strategies
  • Joint Ventures, Strategic Alliances & Partnership Arrangements
  • Protection of Intellectual Property
  • Shareholder/Member Agreements
  • Buy-Sell Agreements
  • Employee and Contractor Agreements
  • Compensation & Employee Benefits
  • Vendor and Business Contracts
  • Negotiation and Obtaining Funding