Startup law book for entrepreneurs

#4 Product of the DayMarch 05, 2019
Acceleration is a startup law book for entrepreneurs.
This approachable book highlights the legal issues of launching a startup, including incorporation, cofounders, equity, hires, advisors, accelerators, and seed & venture capital financings.
  • Patrick Vlaskovits
    Patrick VlaskovitsFounder, Superpowered

    Practical, straight-forward and to the point.


    No cons, scams or ruses. :P

    Ryan has his startup legal practice into into book form. Grab the book, it's a teeny-tiny investment into your company. If you like what you read, get in touch with Ryan.

    Patrick Vlaskovits has used this product for one year.
  • John S. Boyd
    John S. BoydCEO, Monolith Technologis, ShopSavvy

    This is the essential field manual to legal issues facing startup founders


    Ryan needs to write a book with case studies with real life examples and names disguised. Maybe book 2?

    This book is a guide to all the major legal issues that face a startup founder. Helps both investors and startup founders figure out what is important to them and how to get it.

    John S. Boyd has used this product for one month.
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Ryan Roberts
Ryan RobertsMaker@startuplawyer
Hello Product Hunt! I wrote Acceleration with the vision of giving first-time and second-time entrepreneurs a true ‘heads up’ of the legal issues they will encounter when launching a startup. Entrepreneurs should not have to learn these lessons the hard way. Acceleration is compilation of the most common questions I have received from clients, anecdotes, strategies, and pattern-recognition insights from the past 13+ years being a venture lawyer. Thus, there is content in the book for veteran entrepreneurs as well. The full table of contents is in the gallery. ***For the rest of this week, the ebook version will be $0.99! Happy to answer any questions you may have!
Mohamed Saleh
Mohamed Saleh@engmsaleh · Co-founder,Venta Apps
@startuplawyer Hi Ryan, Congrats on the launch, Where I can find the ebook version as I have headed to Amazon, but it only display the option of hardcover
Ryan Roberts
Ryan RobertsMaker@startuplawyer
@engmsaleh hmmm, sorry about that. This should be a direct link to the ebook version: "" Thanks! Let me know if that doesn't work.
Mohamed Saleh
Mohamed Saleh@engmsaleh · Co-founder,Venta Apps
@startuplawyer It says that "This title is not currently available for purchase"
Mohamed Saleh
Mohamed Saleh@engmsaleh · Co-founder,Venta Apps
@startuplawyer the same message :(
Casey Armstrong
Casey Armstrong@caseya · CMO at ShipBob
I have worked with Ryan for years and he’s the first person I go to for startup or acquisition advice.
Ray Hernandez
Ray Hernandez@raydawg88 · Creative Director - Product Maker - Dad
Audio book coming for the a.d.d.-ers soon?
Ryan Roberts
Ryan RobertsMaker@startuplawyer
@raydawg88 Hi Ray! Yes I'm working on the logistics for the audio book version and should know more by end of week. FWIW, I did my best to break up the chapters in to separate shortened sections, but totally get the appeal of audiobooks. Even if just for 'time savings/productivity' they are great.
Ilya Gindin
Ilya Gindin@igindin · Product Manager at Hostme
Thanks Ryan!
Rylan Barnes
Rylan Barnes@schmylan · CTO & co-founder, ShopSavvy
I started reading it. So far it's really good!