Founders, Entrepreneurs and Startups

DIRECTORS’ FIDUCIARY DUTIES: LEGAL AND MORAL ASPECTS

DIRECTORS’ FIDUCIARY DUTIES: LEGAL AND MORAL ASPECTS

Founders, Entrepreneurs and Startups
The appointment of a company Director is one of the most important issues for shareholders. One always wants to entrust...
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Double Trigger on Option [Vesting] Acceleration – Meaning and Importance

Double Trigger on Option [Vesting] Acceleration – Meaning and Importance

Financing, Options and Taxes Founders, Entrepreneurs and Startups
Share or option vesting is a retention mechanism, intended to secure the engagement of founders, employees, and advisors, over time...
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Five Most Important Things Your Founders’ Agreement Has to Include

Five Most Important Things Your Founders’ Agreement Has to Include

Founders, Entrepreneurs and Startups Publications
Founding a company is a lot like getting married. During the honeymoon period, everything looks promising for the newlywed couple,...
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Understanding ASP Loophole

Understanding ASP Loophole

Founders, Entrepreneurs and Startups IP, Open Source and Cloud Computing
The GNU Affero General Public License (AGPL) is part of the GNU GPL family which includes Lesser General Public License and General...
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D&O INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENTS

D&O INDEMNIFICATION AGREEMENTS

Founders, Entrepreneurs and Startups
Directors and Officers Indemnification Agreements intend to cover liabilities the covered persons may suffer as a result or in connection...
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Liquidation Preference: Meaning and difference between “participating” and “non-participating” liquidation preference

Liquidation Preference: Meaning and difference between “participating” and “non-participating” liquidation preference

Financing, Options and Taxes Founders, Entrepreneurs and Startups
Investors purchasing preferred stock, usually demand to have a liquidity preference mechanism, whereby their purchased stock is being cashed out...
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Right of Co-Sale

Right of Co-Sale

Financing, Options and Taxes Founders, Entrepreneurs and Startups
Right of First Refusal and Co-Sale Agreement is one of the standard transaction agreements executed in the framework of a...
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Purpose of Valuation Cap in SAFE

Purpose of Valuation Cap in SAFE

Financing, Options and Taxes Founders, Entrepreneurs and Startups
SAFE is an agreement used by startups mainly to raise funds during their seed financing rounds. By using a SAFE,...
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