Preparing for Funding Ep7: Seed Round – Recut
In the final episode of this series, we discuss seed rounds, including the difference between convertible notes, SAFEs, and equity rounds, and how seed rounds have changed over the last 5 years.
Preparing for Funding Ep6: Accelerators/Incubators – Recut
In this episode, we break down the differences between accelerators and incubators, and how to find the best fit for your company.
Preparing for Funding Ep5: Initial Sophisticated Investors – Recut
In this episode, we discuss the difference between accredited, unaccredited, and sophisticated investors, and where to find them.
Preparing for Funding Ep4: Pitch Decks – Recut
In this episode, we discuss pitch decks, including what their purpose is (and isn’t), how to structure an effective deck, and how to get them in front of potential investors.
Preparing for Funding Ep3: Friends and Family Funding – Recut
In this episode, we discuss how to structure a Friends & Family Round to avoid risks that affect later-stage financing rounds.
Preparing for Funding Ep2: Founders’ Agreements – Recut
In this episode, we discuss founders’ agreements, including Restricted Stock Purchase Agreements (RSPAs), Confidential Information and Inventions Assignment Agreements (CIIAAs), and Non-Compete and Non-Solicitation Agreements.
Preparing for Funding Ep1: Incorporation – Recut
In this episode, we discuss the basics of incorporation, including the difference between corporations v. LLCs, which state to organize in, and when we recommend online document formation tools.
Preparing for Funding Overview
Preparing For Funding is a series of Office Hours episodes about getting your company’s legal house in order before taking on funding.
Preparing for Funding Ep7: Seed Round
In this episode, we discuss what constitutes a seed round in Dallas and contrast the three potential structures of a seed round – equity, convertible note, and a SAFE.
Preparing for Funding Ep6: Accelerators / Incubators
In this episode, we discuss why we’re not big fans of accelerators, the types of accelerators we do think provide value and are worth participating in, and the clauses to watch out for in an accelerator’s program participation agreement.