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Aug 31, 2019

(Summerfest) In this episode, Devi chats with J.P. McAvoy about "Growing Your Company".  Jeffrey (J.P.) McAvoy is the founder and Managing Partner of Conduct Law and practices corporate and commercial law. He is also a business consultant with CPLS, P.A. He assists his clients with a wide range of business transactions including incorporations, financings and acquisitions, re-organizations, and related corporate entity structuring matters. He acts for clients buying, selling, and starting up businesses. J.P. represents a diverse range of corporations in Canada, the United States, and Asia.  J.P. works with professionals and business owners to help them understand the impact of the law and how it can affect their business and personal needs. 

Prior to commencing private practice, J.P. was a founding employee of the Silicon Valley start-up Zip2, which was sold to Compaq and later merged with Alta Vista. During this time, J.P. worked with Elon Musk and they were able to successfully grow the business into the largest all-cash transaction of its time. Since then he has worked with startups and established business from California to Toronto to Seoul.

In addition to practicing law, J.P. hosts the popular Business Breakout Podcast, is a contributing writer for the New Economy Watch and has taught a college course in Corporate Law.

Over the previous five years, JP has led over sixty-five significant corporate and commercial transactions totaling more than $80 million.

In 2011, J.P.’s accomplishments earned him an Ottawa Business Journal Forty Under Award.

Devi and J.P. discuss:

  • J.P.’s inspiring business experiences
  • Seeking some advice from professionals
  • Starting as a solopreneur
  • Looking at how other businesses are organized
  • Looking into really significant growth
  • The things that might be important to shift inside of a corporation
  • Different Business Roles 
  • Limiting liability
  • Reducing the taxes we pay in having a corporation
  • The pros and cons of incorporating your business
  • Addressing the limitations of incorporation
  • Setting your company up for future success
  • Should you commit to a corporation in the  earlier stages of your business
  • Growing your business
  • Discussing your business with a lawyer
  • Making sure that things are done properly in your business
  • Protecting your company assets
  • Justifying company expenses
  • Anticipating what your company needs in the future
  • When to look at advanced incorporation strategies for your company
  • Just do it, take the first step, work with your dream

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