Learn how experienced startup entrepreneurs choose their co-founders and what traits you should look for when picking yours.
Vesting schedules play an important part in keeping a startup together. They’re a designed as a motivator not only for employees, but also for founders. If you have them, it sends a signal to investors, that you’re in it for the long haul.
Is your company doing business in California? Get an easy-to-follow explanation about what forms you’ll need, information about registration fees, filing deadlines, naming requirements, and more.
Learn all you need to know about the board of directors, its responsibilities, and how it develops through funding runds.
Most founders have little clue about how cap tables work when they start their first startup. Keeping accurate records of your cap table is essential for startup founders if they plan on raising capital from VCs or selling the company.
409A valuations are independent appraisals of a startup's common stock. Startups should use an independent, outside valuation firm to get a 409A valuation before offering stock options to employees to avoid fines and legal issues with the IRS.
Avoid these common legal mistakes made by startups and save your company from dealing with fines and lawsuits. As a startup founder, keeping your company compliant is essential to protecting the value of your startup equity and reaping the rewards of your hard work.