Crowdfunding in Texas & Minnesota

This article explains more about recent crowdfunding regulations, including recent federal changes and state crowdfunding offerings in Texas and Minnesota.

General Business
What’s In a Name: A Primer on Types of Agreements

This is a brief primer regarding the typical names and usages of different types of product and service agreements, particularly in the technology space, so you have a better understanding of what types of agreements you might need for your startup’s services and products; and what to expect from someone else.

Nothing Can Compete with Mergers and Acquisitions

This article explains the general features of non-compete and non-solicitation clauses in the context of mergers and acquisitions, including key items to consider for owners and companies alike.

Are you ready for an exit transaction? (Probably not.)

With exit deals potentially around every corner, most founders are not asking themselves (and probably should be), if the Company is ready for an exit transaction and the scrutiny that comes with it. This article explains the basic steps of a merger or acquisition transaction, so that you can better understand what to expect at exit.

Funding & Capital Raising
Equity Options for LLCs

Issuing equity in LLCs can be complicated and lead to additional compliance and reporting obligations, and great care should be taken when determining the right equity structure. This blog is meant to serve as a brief introduction to four common ways of issuing equity in an LLC to compensate key service providers or employees.