Serial entrepreneur engineering & business leader who co-founded and led his last to a $14M Series A financing and a successful exit. Years of experience leading teams & building scaleable, secure software systems.
We cover some of the important steps founders will need to take after incorporating their startup, like 83(b) elections, getting an EIN, opening a bank account & more.
Co-founder exits can be a messy ordeal for startups, but they don't have to be fatal. Learn how to avoid messy co-founder exits and protect your startup.
Startup investors strongly prefer to invest in C Corporations over LLCs for tax and diligence reasons. The proceeds from selling stock in startups registered as C Corporations can be tax exempt due to Qualified Small Business Stock exemption.
Learn why you should file your 83 (b) election when purchasing your founders shares in your startup. Topics covered include tax implications, filing deadlines, and the process to complete the 83(b) election filing with the IRS.
The key differences between priced and unpriced rounds and when startups use them for fundraising. Learn about key financing terms like preferred shares, convertible equity, valuations and valuation caps.
Just getting your startup incorporated? Find out how to price your company's common shares and learn how the fair market value (FMV) of common shares changes as your company grows.
A detailed overview of the different types of equity compensations for employees at startups, including restricted shares awards, stock options and RSUs. Each type of equity award has different tax implications for employee shareholders at startups.
Delaware Annual Franchise tax explained for startup founders . Luckily, you won’t have to take a deep dive into accounting to use the alternate method, the Assumed Par Value Capital Method, used by most Delaware corporations.
By Stefan Nagey • 6 min read
Is your startup thinking of doing business in California? If so, you must file a Statement of Information 90 days after registering your company.
By Stefan Nagey • 3 min read