Secondary Transactions: Providing Founders Liquidity During a Fundraise

By: Sean Valle If your company is pursuing a substantial fundraising round, such as a Preferred Stock financing, you might be considering if all of the funds should be allocated to the company’s working capital, or if some of it may be…

Why Startups Should Host Board Meetings

By: Sean Valle A Board Meeting is a formal meeting of the Board of Directors of a corporation and any invited guests or observers. These meetings are essential gatherings of the Directors, at which officers present updates about company progress…

Music B2B: Sponsorships and Endorsements

By: Peter D. Singh Jr. This is one of the most pointed intersections of music and business. To market their brands and products, businesses link with users that can introduce or bolster their recognition. Artists in the olden days of Ancient…

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…
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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…

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…

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…

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,…
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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…
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How do Buy-Sell Agreements Work?

  https://youtu.be/zAFNIGsg624 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…