Entries by Helen Lavigne

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 […]

March Update: Expanding our portfolio of services

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. Annual Report Deadline Approaching Your annual report and franchise tax is due soon. If your company is a DE corporation, take a look at this article for specific instructions […]

February Update: Creating a Contract Playbook

Welcome to More From Fourscore What new resources do we have for you this month? Take a look at our quick video from Sean Valle, Fourscore Business Law Attorney. What’s Your Play? Create a Successful Playbook for Your Contracts A playbook should provide alternatives for most common situations. When preparing for contract negotiations, it helps to […]

LLC Formation Basics Series

By: Sean Valle This blog post walks through some of basic considerations and essential questions and considerations founding teams must address in order to build a strong foundation for a new multi-member limited liability company. It is not exhaustive, so be sure to discuss your particular situation with a Fourscore attorney in order to understand […]

January Update: Maximize attorney relationships

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 Attorney. Buy-Sell Agreements: What to Know Why are buy-sell agreements so important for business partners? When major partnership disputes arise, it’s essential that partners have already agreed in […]

December Update: Finding your “opportunity event”

Welcome to More From Fourscore What new resources do we have for you this month? Take a look at our quick video from Ben Jacob, Fourscore Business Law Attorney. Finding Your Opportunity Event If you’re a Fourscore client or have interacted with our team, you’ve probably heard us use the phrase “opportunity events.” At Fourscore, we believe […]

How do Buy-Sell Agreements Work?

  By: Jesse Jones Anyone who has started or is starting a business with a partner should read this article. Why? Because Buy-Sell Agreements allow business partners to agree in advance on how to handle major disagreements and disruptions, so they are really important for any business that is owned by more than one person […]