Explore the complexities of startup stock during acquisitions with this guide, detailing types of deals, legal and tax implications, and strategic insights for stakeholders.
In this article we dig deeper into liquidation preference in startup deals - how can it impact the shareholders and founders during a liquidity event.
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.
An employer identification number or EIN is essential to doing business and you will need to get an EIN for your startup before opening a bank account, paying taxes or hiring employees.