| || |
|Page 1 of 1 || Previous | Next |
| || || |
| | THE STARTUP LAWYER
MARCH 17, 2010 [Delaware, IP] If I Launched a Startup
Hell Yes. (9) Vesting Schedule for Founders Shares: 4 years with a One Year Cliff. (10) Consideration for Founders Shares: Cash & IP. (11) Handling of “Lost Founders : Lock Down the IP (then Wish Them Well).
| || | CHRIS DIXON
APRIL 25, 2012 [Delaware, IP] The risks of being a small investor in a private company
Small investors invest in entity 1 that licenses IP from entity 2. Value of IP increases and entity 2 is sold and eventually cancels entity 1′s license, making entity 1 worthless. 4) Pay-to-play or artificially low downrounds. Here are a few examples. 1) Issuing of senior securities with multiple liquidation preferences.
BOTH SIDES OF THE TABLE [Delaware, IP] How to Work with Lawyers at a Startup
| THURSDAY, JANUARY 21, 2010
Shame about not getting it in legal writing that you owned the original IP
. Founded it as a California LLC but your potential VC wants a Delaware
C-Corp? But if you can stomach that he’s a star and contingency work / risk sharing on IP
claims is key! the link is here. Many people start companies arse backwards. MORE >>
GUST [Delaware, IP] Do It Right The First Time, Part II: Visit the Doctor or House Call?
| THURSDAY, DECEMBER 8, 2011
Form a legal entity to operate the business (we’ll use a Delaware
corporation as an example for Newco). In Part I , I gave a quick summary of the who, when and why of forming and documenting a new startup company. Stepping off the soapbox, let’s examine the highest level “To Do” list for a new startup: Formation, Governance and Equity. MORE >>
YOUNGUPSTARTS [Delaware, IP] The Legal Side of Entrepreneurship
| WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 28, 2015
Craig Schmitz, a partner in the Technology Companies Group at law firm Godwin Proctor LLP who works on corporate, governance, board and fundraising issues, and Erika Fisher, an associate in the firm’s Business Law Department who deals with IP
, fielded questions about the legal issues startups face. Financing. Convertible Securities. MORE >>
SCOTT EDWARD WALKER [Delaware, IP] What Is the “Walker Startup Package”?
| TUESDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2015
Incorporate in Delaware
and qualify the company to do business in the state in which its principal office is located (see #2 here ). 3. Button-down IP
ownership and assignment issues (see post here ). 5. www.youtube.com/watch?v=N1A44ShZfWo. N1A44ShZfWo. Cheers, Scott. Legal Checklist for Startups. 1. Startup Issues MORE >>
TAFFY WILLIAMS [Delaware, IP] Startup Blog: Forming the Company & Structure - part of starting a.
| THURSDAY, MARCH 17, 2011
The C Corporation has been the structure desired by the funding sponsors affiliated with nearly all of the companies I have had an involvement. A C Corporation is registered with a state (Delaware
for example) by filing the appropriate documents. Startup Blog Steps to consider to start and grow a company. It is not likely to happen! Now what? MORE >>