Doug Bend

Member Since 2012

Doug Bend

Legal Counsel For Entrepreneurs

Bend Law Group, PC

San Francisco Bay Area

Doug Bend is the principal of Bend Law Group, PC, a law firm focused on start-up and small businesses.  Raised in Omaha, Doug is a graduate of Drake University where he graduated summa cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa with his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and History.  After completing his undergraduate studies, Doug received his master’s degree in Political Science from the University of Nebraska at Lincoln.  He later received his law degree from Georgetown University Law Center in Washington, D.C.


April 26th, 2023

How To Change The Legal Name Of A Delaware Corporation That Is Also Registered To Do Business In California

This checklist is a good starting point for putting together a game plan for your company's name change.

December 1st, 2022

The Six Factors For Determining A Fair Valuation Cap For Your Startup

Determining the amount of the valuation cap is more of an art than a science, but there are typically six key factors—let's take a look at them.

August 30th, 2022

11 Important Steps to Take Before Starting a Business Partnership

Creating a new business idea is exciting, and it can be even more thrilling when you have a business partner by your side. However, for a partnership to flourish, it’s important to discuss the day-to-day operations and long-term vision for the business right from the start.

August 25th, 2022

Should I Use SAFEs Or Convertible Promissory Notes For My Startup's First Investment Round?

Startups raising their first round of capital have to decide which type of investment vehicle to use.


Bend Law Group, PC

We are proud to be recognized as one of the top law firms in San Francisco. We help small business owners and startups launch their companies and serve as their outside general counsel so they can focus on successfully running their business. We act as a catalyst by providing our clients with exceptional resources to help their businesses grow. It is like having a good friend or family member advising your business.


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