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…
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Accredited Investor Redefined

By: Peter D. Singh Jr. Securities laws and regulations are important guidelines and safeguards for any company looking to raise money selling interests, and for any investor trying to buy in. The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) recently…
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How to determine the exercise price for an option grant

By: Sean Valle Option grants can be a powerful way to incentivize and reward your business's key employees, contractors, and consultants. In a previous blog post, we discussed why you might issue stock options. Once you’ve decided to issue…
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PPP Flexibility Act & Interim Final Rules - Key Program Updates

By: Benjamin Jacob On June 5th, the federal government enacted the Paycheck Protection Flexibility Act (the “Flexibility Act”) in response to a wave of criticism across industries and mounting lawsuits over the PPP’s rollout. In the…