Entries by Helen Lavigne

How Does Dilution Work?

By: Pete Singh At the outset, dilution is the process of pro rata deduction of ownership percentage as additional holders are added to a company’s capitalization chart. Dilution happens as the number of shares held by a person is static while the total number of outstanding shares (the denominator) grows (e.g. 1/1 = 100% | […]

The Tax Effects of Filing (or Not Filing) an 83b Form

I don’t know anyone who likes paying more taxes than they have to. So, if you’re an entrepreneur and you’d like to keep more of your money, read on.   Part one (the basics). All shares of stock in every company have some value, even shares in the earliest stage startup with the most nascent […]

December Update: Pilot Projects, How to Avoid Scams, Cows in VR headsets, & More

Welcome to More From Fourscore What new resources do we have for you this month? Take a look at our quick video from Jesse Jones, Fourscore Business Law founder. MicroGrid Labs What’s your company’s specialization? For our client, MicroGrid Labs, it’s all things power engineering and automation. After completing three pilot projects, we’re excited to share […]

Does My Company Need a Bank Account?

When working with startups, we often hear the question “does my company really need a bank account?” The short answer is yes. Here, we outline some of the reasons that maintaining a separate business bank account specifically for your company’s finances is essential from a legal and accounting perspective. The value of creating a company […]

November Update: How Physical Fitness Helps Founders, Upcoming Local Events, Business Funding & More

Welcome to More From Fourscore What new resources do we have for you this month? Take a look at our quick video from Jesse Jones, Fourscore Business Law founder. Aurum Capital Ventures Great entrepreneurs attribute their success to trusting their gut and staying agile as they grow. And JP Baric, founder of Aurum Capital Ventures,  is one of them. Read the Client […]

October Update: Business Funding 101, Meet Peter Singh, Venture Outlook Event, & More

Welcome to More From Fourscore What new resources do we have for you this month? Take a look at our quick video from Jesse Jones, Fourscore Business Law founder. Growers No matter what industry you’re in, data is critical. To maximize the impact of a farmer’s data, Growers turns it into strategic recommendations that deliver results. Read the Client […]

Aurum Capital Ventures

The purpose of Client Tell is to spotlight the incredible work of our clients, and to help businesses learn from and connect with each other. We caught up with CEO JP Baric of Aurum Capital Ventures to find out how this young entrepreneur went from starting his own business after high school to growing a […]

Business Funding 101: Key Considerations When Funding a Business

Pursing funding for a business is an exciting process, but can often be intimidating to even the most experienced founders. Although most businesses are initially funded by the personal assets of their founders, most businesses will require some form of outside funding in order to thrive. While there are pros and cons to outside funding, […]