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Is it possible to protect against investors stealing business ideas?

Sure, this is what non-disclosure agreements are used for. Non-disclosure agreements ask the other party to not "disclose" (ie, tell) any private information you tell them, and sets ...
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Is it possible to protect against investors stealing business ideas?

You have the original programmer, who has a completed product. An investor could decide that they could make a better version of the product; but by the time they gathered a team, paid them for ...
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How do I go about seeking capital/investment to develop/build a sustainable farm

To be honest, it always starts with you. Write a business plan, not so much for the sake of investors (although you'll need it if you decide you want to raise money) but because it helps you clarify ...
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What is the purpose of raising money through "first lien notes"?

A first lien note is similar to a mortgage: it's a promise that if you don't pay the money, your creditor can take the assets that the lien applies to. So, yes, if a company is close to bankruptcy, a ...
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