Startups

A successful start into self-employment requires more than an innovative idea. On the way to establishing their own company, founders have to master legal, tax and business hurdles. In cooperation with Vierhaus Rechtsanwaltsgesellschaft mbH we acompany and support you in realizing your business concept by providing individual and professional consulting over the entire life cycle of your company.

Concept phase

  • Preparation of a business plan
  • Choosing the appropriate legal form, creating an optimized corporate tax structure
  • Preparing the founder’s social security status
  • Setting up the bookkeeping, registering the company for tax purposes
  • Preparing partnership agreements and other corporate documents

Start-up phase

  • Advising on involving first supporters and potential additional forms of financing and participation
  • Support with the search for potential investors and in fostering contacts
  • Preparing contracts, e.g. contracts with general managers and other employment contracts, clarifying social security issues
  • Setting up bookkeeping and reporting systems and creating interfaces to your customer and supplier management
  • Checking the IT environment and data privacy provisions

Growth phase

  • Support with the conversion of business growth into sustainable business success
  • Assisting in procuring venture capital, advising on rounds of financing and the acceptance of investors
  • Developing employee retention strategies, incentives and options programs
  • Creating transparency and trust through corporate governance, reliable corporate information and figures
  • Realizing an optimized corporate tax structure
  • Introduction of international accounting standards (IFRS)
  • Support with foreign legal issues

Expansion phase

  • Advisory services in negotiations with strategic investors
  • Advisory services in preparation for a (partial) exit
  • Support with international expansion, e.g. foundation of foreign companies
  • Advisory services in preparation of IPOs with respect to corporate and capital market law