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How Do Stock Options Work?

08/13/15 posted by Bryce Counts

For most high growth emerging technology startups, equity is cheaper than cash when it comes to compensating employees. Keep Reading »

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The Interests of Investors and Founders Aren't Always Aligned

06/11/15 posted by Bryce Counts

Founders of technology startups often believe that their interests are aligned with those of their investors, and that belief is generally true. However, there are many situations where the interests of the founders and other shareholders differ from those of the outside investors. Keep Reading »

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"Par Value" - What it Means and How it Can Affect Your Startup

06/03/15 posted by Bryce Counts

Par value. It's a concept that many entrepreneurs see in their corporate documents, but few truly understand. What is par value? What does it mean when you see it in your documents? Keep Reading »

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Avoid Shareholder Lawsuits by Understanding Director Fiduciary Duties

05/13/15 posted by Bryce Counts

I had a professor in law school who could spend days discussing all the nuances of fiduciary duties for directors in privately held corporations. We literally spent 8 weeks of a 10-week quarter primarily talking about all the ins and outs of this dry (yet important) subject. Keep Reading »

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The Board of Directors' Role, and the Importance of Obtaining Board Approvals

05/06/15 posted by Bryce Counts

If your technology startup is a corporation incorporated in Delaware or Washington, then it must have a board of directors. Keep Reading »

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