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Understanding Equity Deal Terms

Understanding Equity Deal Terms

Equity deal terms should be thoroughly understood before choosing to make an investment in a startup. There are multiple combinations, and every equity deal is unique. So how can investors understand the specific terms of the equity deal? How do … Continue reading

In our last blog post, we reviewed what convertible notes are, their key features, when, and why they’re used. We also briefly touched on the crowd note as a modified version of a convertible note that was designed specifically for … Continue reading

If you’re considering equity crowdfunding as a serious investment opportunity, you’ll want to understand federal regulations and identify potential risks so you can make informed decisions. The industry is growing rapidly and in 2015, Goldman Sachs released a report on … Continue reading

We’ve said it before, but it’s worth repeating: Entrepreneurs and startup founders have a lot on their plates. They must often wear many “hats” and fill many roles across the organization as their company grows. That said, while their focus … Continue reading

Private equity investments hit a new record in 2017 with ~$453 billion raised. This surpasses the previous record of $414 billion, which was set in 2007. This is due, in part, to an increase in fund sizes – for example, … Continue reading

Investors have many things to consider when evaluating startups, but one that may not be top of mind is how the investment itself is structured. For venture capital and equity crowdfunding, a common structure is to invest via a special … Continue reading