Happy 2013

Hello 2013!  I’ve been moving things from a friend’s apartment into a friend’s basement for storage. I went to a local supermarket  today to pick up boxes. They were gracious to not only let me pick my boxes but during the time I was there at least 2-3 of the employees came over to help me.

I’ve been spending the evening doing more research. Still left to do, pick a name, get the green light from a formal trademark search, pick and file a legal entity for the company. If I’m going to raise funds investors prefer corporations since LLC’s and sole proprietors entities do not have shares or stock certificates to offer.

I ended up editing an NDA that got help from a lawyer friend, literally a step-by-step guide on how to change the language to suit what I need for trade secret protection for my recipes. My previous experience of reading legal jargon in partnership agreements, dissolutions is coming to a full circle today.

Tomorrow I’ll be prepping for my friend’s Christmas party. I’ll be making my dumplings as appetizers.