Do any of you consultants out there ever sign non-disclosure agreements prior to reviewing projects or consulting in a business? If so, do you have any set of terms that must be met before you'll sign the document?
I primarily do tech consulting for venture capitalists and start ups. - I get about 6 requests per week for NDA's. (everyone thinks their project is a winner) ... I generally turn them all down or give them a set of terms ... i.e. only for projects whose contract value exceeds $100k, only after we get to X phase of the project, etc. Is that common?
I definitely lose some work as a result ... but I figure I save myself a lot of legal headaches down the road.