Investment Advisers

An Investment Adviser is an individual or company who is paid for providing advice about securities to a client. The individual/company must be registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission. Investment Advisers may assist clients with setting up and managing […]

Income Statement

An Income Statement is a financial statement that shows a company’s income and expenditures. It also reflects net profit/loss for a given period. An Income Statement is also called Profit and Loss Statement.

Indication Of Interest

An Indication of Interest (IOI) is a preliminary letter sent by a buyer (sometimes an investor) to indicate a basic level of interest. It’s one step past “nice to meet you,” but well short of a Letter of Intent, and […]


An Issuer is an entity that has “issued” or sold its securities.

Issued Shares

Issued Shares are the amount of shares the company has sold or granted to shareholders.

Issue Price

The Issue Price is the price at which a company’s securities are sold.


An IPO is an initial public offering of a company.

Investor Rights Agreement (IRA)

An Investor Rights Agreement (IRA) is an agreement between an investor and a company that contractually guarantees the investor certain rights including, but not limited to, voting rights, inspection rights, rights of first refusal, and observer rights.


Inventory means physical assets maintained by a company for sale to customers/clients in the ordinary course of business.

Invention Assignment

An Invention Assignment is an agreement where a founder or developer assigns to the company all of the intellectual property the founder or developer has created related to the company.