Build Your Startup on a Vacant Domain Name

David Teten

That’s why our portfolio company Plated.com decided to structure a lease option – they offered the prior owner a small monthly lease fee for 1 year, with an option to buy at the end of the year. If we find the right partner, we can be flexible in deal structures to best align everyone’s interests. There is no standard template for a deal with a domain name owner. Exit : Many options for structuring an exit depending on the objectives of the entrepreneur.

Build Your Startup on a Vacant Domain Name

David Teten

That’s why our portfolio company Plated.com decided to structure a lease option – they offered the prior owner a small monthly lease fee for 1 year, with an option to buy at the end of the year. If we find the right partner, we can be flexible in deal structures to best align everyone’s interests. There is no standard template for a deal with a domain name owner. Exit : Many options for structuring an exit depending on the objectives of the entrepreneur.

Are Investors Being Unreasonable? - Startups and angels: Along the.

Tim Keane

Take a look at this  article. Ask any of us who've experienced significant down rounds based on some or all of these things, and one begins to understand the cautionary nature of deal structures.    Many I know will actively seek deals to work on that are run by fun, engaging people who are eager to grow the business and know what they're doing.  Take a look at this  article. Startups and angels: Along the way to success.

5 Things To Consider Before Selling To A Private Equity Firm

YoungUpstarts

In this article, we’ll look at five things to consider before selling to a private equity firm. If your company is to become a platform investment, your staying on may in fact be critical to getting a deal done. by Adam Coffey, author of “ The Private Equity Playbook ” .

The Corrosive Downside of Acquihires

Both Sides of the Table

Many buying companies price these deals on the basis of $1 million per engineer on the team for an early-stage deal. And wants to structure a huge payout for the employees that will remain. And will investors allow a deal to happen in the first place.

Walker Twitter Highlights: August 11th – 21st

Scott Edward Walker

I’m using Twitter as a form of micro-blogging to share interesting blog posts, articles and podcasts relating to entrepreneurship and startups, M&A and legal issues. prAYlf Quora-Related Quora: What deal structure should be in place for a friend/family investment of < 20k in your startup? Below are my five most popular tweets (via bit.ly ) for the past 10 days and a couple of Quora-related tweets.

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How to value your company for sale (Part 2)

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

But this article is about selling, so I’ll assume that, like me, you’re like the woman in the old G. Remember how the buyer has his own way of valuing the deal ? If you have a deal in front of you it’s easy to plug in the requisite numbers. Do you prefer Deal B?

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Goldman Sachs / SEC: political witch-hunting is no way to change a market

Fred Destin

Reading the allegations against Goldman Sachs and Fabrice Tourre in the case of structured CDO scandal (aka Abacus), I am reminded of Spitzer and how a General Attorney used a witch-hunt as a political tool, only to be later exposed himself in the company of barely clad ladies.

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