Entries by Helen Lavigne

Game Plan – Part II

Fourscore client Game Plan has continued to thrive since our last Client Tell in January 2018. In fact, Game Plan merged with InXAthlete in February 2021, bringing the two powerhouse companies together under one brand. Game Plan offers online courses for student athletes – including courses like Sexual Violence Prevention and Sports Wagering, which students […]

Are non-compete agreements enforceable or not?

By: Jesse Jones Are non-competes enforceable? Ask five different people, and you’ll get five different answers, and if one of them is a lawyer, they’ll say “it depends”. So, how do you know? Non-compete agreements are historically state-law territory, and the states have come up with a varied approach to their enforceability. For example, North […]

July Update: Our team reunites, decoding NFTs, and more

Welcome to More From Fourscore What new resources do we have for you this month? Take a look at our quick video from Pete Singh, Fourscore Business Law Attorney. The Fourscore Team Reunites & Serves Together Our team was able to gather together in person last month after more than a year of working virtually! We volunteered […]

What the Fluff (WTF) is an NFT?

By: Benjamin Jacob You’ve undoubtedly heard the hype surrounding NFTs and the massive piles of cash being flung about for the rights to own…well something. But if you’re like most people – you’ve either made a vow to yourself to never understand it or you’re probably still asking – so what exactly is it again? […]

How to Issue Stock Options to an Entity

By: Jesse Jones Here is a common scenario for early stage startups: you need help from someone that has expertise your team does not possess (technical, professional services, marketing, etc.) and your budget doesn’t allow for paying the full price for those services. Many startups will supplement the cash portion of the service provider’s fees […]

Raising Money from Non-Accredited Investors

By: Sean Valle Search for any article about raising money for a startup, and they all share a common theme: don’t raise money from “non-accredited investors.” This won’t be one of those articles. The theme here is different: raising money from non-accredited investors is risky, potentially costly, and potentially time consuming. But it’s not impossible. […]

Music B2B: Streaming, Licensing, and Publishing Primer

By: Pete Singh Tunes can set the tone for your organization, but most music streaming services offered are B2C, meaning they are built for consumers, not businesses. Whether you’re setting the atmosphere in a restaurant, gym, house of worship, video, office space, or virtual space, it is important to make sure your use of music […]