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Accelerators — 7 Things to Keep in Mind Before You Join One (Part 1)

tl;dr - Joining an accelerator can be a great idea for your startup if you feel like you need help with 1) connections to investors, mentors, & partners, 2) filling knowledge gaps through programming and mentors that understand your business and industry, and 3) signaling to the outside world that your [...]

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: Cap Table Management, Fundraising|0 Comments

The dangers of selling equity to friends and family for early stage startups

You just received an email from your rich uncle who normally invests in real estate. He is excited about your company and wants to put in $25k for 0.1% of your company, your first outside capital. That gives you a pre-money valuation of $25M! So everything is great, right? Cue [...]

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: Cap Table Management, Fundraising|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What is the forgotten founder problem? How to avoid or fix this issue.

tl:dr - A forgotten founder is someone who initially works on the product of a company, never assigns his IP to the company, and re-appears when the company is looking at exit event. The best way to handle this issue is by avoiding it by having them sign an IP [...]

Accelerators — 7 Things to Keep in Mind Before You Join One (Part 1)

tl;dr - Joining an accelerator can be a great idea for your startup if you feel like you need help with 1) connections to investors, mentors, & partners, 2) filling knowledge gaps through programming and mentors that understand your business and industry, and 3) signaling to the outside world that your [...]

By |October 1st, 2019|Categories: Cap Table Management, Fundraising|0 Comments

The dangers of selling equity to friends and family for early stage startups

You just received an email from your rich uncle who normally invests in real estate. He is excited about your company and wants to put in $25k for 0.1% of your company, your first outside capital. That gives you a pre-money valuation of $25M! So everything is great, right? Cue [...]

By |June 21st, 2019|Categories: Cap Table Management, Fundraising|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

What is the forgotten founder problem? How to avoid or fix this issue.

tl:dr - A forgotten founder is someone who initially works on the product of a company, never assigns his IP to the company, and re-appears when the company is looking at exit event. The best way to handle this issue is by avoiding it by having them sign an IP [...]

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