Posted by Adam Blaier | Aug 06, 2019 | 0 Comments
For startups, raising money at the seed stage can be difficult, but this is probably when your business needs money the most. If your startup finds a venture capitalist ("VC") or angel investor ("Angel") willing to invest in your startup at the seed stage, you should avoid these four common pitfa...
Posted by Adam Blaier | Jun 19, 2019 | 0 Comments
Selecting a corporate structure for your startup is one of the most difficult decisions a new business owner must make. Choosing a structure that does not meet your business goals can have long-lasting or unintended consequences. A C-Corp is the preferred entity for startups because it allows you to have the flexibility to bring on multiple investors, while simultaneously offering you personal liability protection and potential tax benefits.
Posted by Adam Blaier | Mar 07, 2019 | 0 Comments
Startups that are bootstrapping or tight on cash may find themselves in a situation where they want to bring new talent on-board but aren't able to pay a full or any salary at that stage of the game. Sometimes they look to provide equity in the company and thus ownership. Phantom Equity is a great medium where both parties can get something they want.