Anatomy of Seed Stage Convertible Notes

Anatomy of Seed Stage Convertible Notes by Bettina Eckerle

As I outlined in my last post, convertible notes are the most…

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Choosing the Right Seed Financing Instrument for Startups

Choosing the Right Seed Financing Instrument for Startups by Bettina Eckerle

When I advise startups or investors about structuring a seed-stage investment, I explain…

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Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs: Read This Before Going Through a Financing Round

Start-Ups and Entrepreneurs: Read This Before Going Through A Financing Round! by Bettina Eckerle

Today’s topic surprises and shocks most of my start-up and entrepreneur clients…

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5 Things Every Private Company MUST Understand before Launching an Equity Incentive Plan

5 Things Every Private Company MUST Understand before Launching an Equity Incentive Plan

There is a point in the life of every start-up when it…

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SEC Risk Alert: 5 Things Not to Do, Advisers!

SEC Risk Alert - 5 Things Not to Do by Bettina Eckerle

Earlier this year, the SEC’s Office  of Compliance Inspections and Examinations (OCIE)…

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What is the Best Legal Structure for Your Start-Up?

Some of the questions I get asked by my start-up clients are…

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Intellectual Property: Are You Set Up For Success?

Intellectual Property

One of my mantras when advising clients is to pay particular attention…

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SEC Exam Priorities 2017

SEC Exam Priorities 2017

This January, as with every January, the SEC’s Office of Compliance Inspections…

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Start-Ups: Get Your Pre-nup

Get Your Pre-Nup

Two or more people decide to launch a new business, and this…

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3 Essential Tasks for Founders Starting a Venture

Founders Starting a Venture

As I’ve written before, the race to opening your new venture is…

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