Startup Legal Issues
Incorporating in Delaware versus California
When Should I Incorporate?
Incorporation Versus LLC
Why Startups Incorporate in Delaware
Early Considerations for Keeping Your Startup VC Fundable
Can I Start a Competing Business in California?
Can I Start a Startup While Employed?
New Businesses - Choosing a Business Entity
Do I Really Need Limited Liability?
Starting/Registering a Delaware Corporation in California
Reincorporating to a Delaware Corporation
Starting a Startup With Foreign Founders
Understanding Founder Liability
Restricted Stock for Founders and Investors
Considerations for Founder Vesting Stock
Marital Property Rights in Founder Stock
Minority shareholder oppression - Dilution & Freezeouts
Negotiating Terms of Stock Restriction Agreements
Dilution Concerns for Founders and Early Investors
Considerations for Employees Reviewing Job Offers with Stock Options
Section 83(a) & 83(b) Elections
Employee and Consultant Stock Incentives/Options
Should I Pay Employees with Options or Restricted Stock?
Restricted Stock vs. Restricted Stock Units (RSUs)
Taxation of employee ISOs, NSOs, and Restricted Stock
Issuing Stock Options Without A Plan
Investment Instruments for Startups
Angel Investment Structures
Convertible Notes in Angel Rounds
Convertible Note Term Sheets
Investor's Rights in Convertible Note Seed Rounds
What Instrument Do Angel Investors Use?
How Do I Invest in a Business?
Friends and Family Investment Structure
Angel Investing Requirements
Startup Capital Options - Angels and Super Angels
Angel Investments - Considerations for the Terms Sheets
Angel Investment Terms Sheets
Negotiating a Venture Capital Transaction
Million Dollar Idea? Business Valuation in Angel Investments
Drone Legal Issues
Crowdfunding Your Startup - Tax Considerations
Structuring a Joint Venture Deal
Dissenter's Rights in LLC Reorganizations
The Importance of Convention in Startups
The JOBS Act and Tech Startups