A common misconception about entrepreneurs is that they are wild risk takers. In actuality, the most successful entrepreneurs are experts at calculating and minimizing risk wherever possible. Minimizing risk isn't just about protecting your company -- it's about increasing your value and improving your attractiveness to investors. In this presentation, Mary Juetten, from Traklight (www.traklight.com) and EGFS (www.earlygrowthfinancialservices.com) provide an in-depth look at the greatest risks threatening your company, and how to best manage these risks. Topics covered include: - Choosing the best business entity for your company - What patents really are -- and aren't - Best practices for co-founder agreements - Employees v. Contractors - what you need to know - Risks of crowdfunding - Avoiding litigation - And more!