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Legal Guide to Revenue Loans

Startup lawyer Joe Wallin discusses revenue loans, an alternative financing instrument that helps businesses fund their growth.

4 Things to Know About VCs and Non-Disclosure Agreements

Before handing over information, your co-founder demands VCs sign an NDA. Here are four things you need to know about VCs and non-disclosure agreements.

A Hidden Pitfall of Convertible Debt: Full Ratchet Anti-Dilution Rights

Here we’ll look at another hidden pitfall of convertible debt—the fact you’re giving investors full ratchet anti-dilution rights, which burns founders in a down round.

4 Reasons Your Startup Shouldn’t Be an LLC

On the fence when it comes to incorporating your startup as an LLC? This post is for you!

Valuation Caps: Necessary or Evil?

Are you considering using convertible notes for your next round of fundraising? If so, it’s important to know what a valuation cap is — especially since it may be the key to convincing investors to take a chance on your company.

Warrants and Stock Options: Legalities and Tax Implications

Whether you're an entrepreneur or an investor, here's what you need to know on warrants and stock options.