When you pop the question, “Will you co-found with me?”, you are probably not already thinking about separation.
However, not all partnerships will go the distance. Personalities will clash. Creative visions will...more
When negotiating valuation for a financing, an investor may conduct detailed due diligence and present you with a term sheet that reflects multiples, discounts, comparables, and so forth. In the end, you are negotiating for...more
If we asked you whether you own your intellectual property, your answer most likely would be a swift and unqualified “yes.” Not so fast…
Did you invent your idea while at school or working for your prior employer? Has...more
Good investors give you money. Great investors provide you with money, resources, networking, and experience. You need to work hard to attract great investors, with a focus on building a long-term relationship. If you are...more
Equity grants can be an attractive alternative to cash when compensating employees, consultants, and service providers. Beware, though: if not structured properly, equity grants can cause some nasty consequences for the...more