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Question added to topic Legal Basics For StartupsSeptember 11, 2007

What should I do when my investors only finance one third of the agreed upon cash and say they are out of funds even though we have a signed agreement?

I entered into an agreement for a software project with two other guys who agreed in writing to finance the project for a certain amount. They have sent one third of the money and say they have no more now. What should I do? I have committed my company's resources to this project and was counting on that funding.
Talk to an attorney about this. This is serious, and requires legal advice from a professional. Expect to pay for a few hours of counsel. They'll have to look at the documentation and know a lot more in detail about your situation, promises made, obligations, legal recourse, etc.

Tim
Tim Berry is the president of Palo Alto Software Inc., based in Eugene, Ore., which produces business planning software. He is also the author of 3 Weeks to Startup and The Plan-As-You-Go Business Plan, published by Entrepreneur Press.

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