After months of searching for a CTO for your startup, you’ve finally found your luck when you found a CTO candidate that has agreed to join your startup. He loves what you’re trying to solve and agreed to build the MVP needed and help you fundraise too. After back and forth of meetups, you agreed…
Getting a start-up off the ground isn’t easy. It is also hard to keep a good team around and secure new talents especially when you’re bootstrapped with limited cash. Sweat equity shares are a powerful tool for helping you retain talents, and even get others like advisors and mentors in the ecosystem or industry that…
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.
In your journey as a startup founder or entrepreneur, it is so crucial for you to get a startup lawyer as soon as possible. Here’s why.
More venture capitals and angels prefer to take up a board observer status as opposed to a usual board seat in a company. Read more to know the pros and cons of a board observer status.
Angel investors are one of the usual and easiest sources of financing for new startups. Find out the pros and cons of having an angel in 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.
Hiring a startup lawyer can be confusing for a first time early stage entrepreneur and founder. It is a classic information asymmetry, where the party that knows less usually gets the worse deal. Unfortunately, usually, that is you, the startup founder.
Find out why you need to have non-disclosure agreement to protect your confidentiality information especially if you are a technology company or startup.
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.