Earlier this year, I was asked to comment on the ‘buy now pay later’ (BNPL) operators earlier this year by The Edge Malaysia. What is ‘buy now pay later’? To recap, a BNPL is a service that allows consumers to buy things at 0% interest on an equal instalment basis. Currently, BNPL services are not…
Last month, I discussed vesting schedules structures for startups. This post will discuss reverse vesting and how it can save your startup from being destroyed by your co-founders.
Pre-emptive or pre-emption rights, aka right of first refusal is a right given to a shareholder. Find out why this right is is important for your startup.
Just formed a new startup? Learn about why you need a vesting schedule in place and how to structure it so that everyone’s interests are aligned with the company.
Take a look at our upcoming webinar on what early stage entrepreneurs and startup founders should know about investment term sheets in Malaysia.
The government announced that the Securities Commission of Malaysia (SC) has increased the current fundraising limited from the current RM10 mil to RM20 mil. What you should know about this announcement?
Thank you to over 50 people that turned out yesterday to listen to me sharing some thoughts on navigating legal challenges for early-stage entrepreneurs and startup founders. The presentation covers the usual common legal issues by early-stage companies from setting up a legal entity, fundraising for the first time to hiring your first employee. Here’s…
Here’s a webinar I gave earlier today on the various fintech laws and regulations in Malaysia that fintech entrepreneurs should know when setting up a fintech company in Malaysia.
As a corporate lawyer for over a decade who have worked on a wide range of legal work for bootstrapped startups and venture-backed companies, I believe there is one single most crucial agreement that every business owner, entrepreneur, and a founder should have; an agreement covering the following items.
In my experience, creating an LLP may not be a good idea if you are an entrepreneur or a startup founder, especially if you are planning to fundraise in the future. Here are several reasons why.