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Now, a clinic to offer legal advice to start-ups

As new age start-ups face legal hurdles, TiE-Bangalore launches 'legal clinic' to offer pro bono services

Bibhu Ranjan Mishra  |  Bengaluru 

Sometime in 2014 as he was getting ready for the funding round, Sameer Grover, the founder of consumer cashback app Crown-it faced an unexpected hurdle. He was completely unaware that a key feature in the app was unlawful and could lead to litigation until a visiting lawyer friend told him about it. "I had just couple of lakhs (of Rupees) left with me after developing the product," said Grover at a recent start-up conference organized by Legal League Consulting. "Then I got a quote on how much it will cost me to get a legal opinion, and it took me by surprise. I could ...

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First Published: Fri, February 26 2016. 14:40 IST
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