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There's no way to avoid it in California. LLC members/Corporate officers is a public record.
Create an LLC in Wyoming or Nevada using a registered agent. Both states allow you to hide the identity of the owners. However, hiring a registered agent may prevent your personal information from showing up in these directories.
If you have funds to hire a few people, go out and hire one person that can be dedicated to each project. This way, you can oversee the development/growth of each project and be involved in each of those, while offloading the daily follow-up/must-do tasks to the dedicated project lead. I would suggest looking for someone well-organized, and experienced ...
This is always a problem when investment is in people that can walk out the door (or get hit by a truck). Ultimately it is about faith/trust ... you can put in all the legal clauses and rack stock options to milestones but if the angel investor is the wrong fit for the startup, then it will only be a waste of dumb money. Some questions you should ask are ...
Choose one and drive it until it's dead or done. With any new project, the Vision, requirements, understanding of the customer, etc are probably only in your head. Building out something like that is hard. Unless you've done this numerous times, expressing those ideas to someone without the same understanding is just plain hard. Now multiply this by each ...
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