- Down-rounds, Re-Pricings, and Recaps Increase — The current macroeconomic environment, coupled with record increases in valuations over the last several years, is creating an increase in down-rounds, re-pricings, and recapitalizations.
From floating infrastructure to biohacking, floating solar farms to AgTech, projects that are first of their kind bring with them exciting opportunities, but also unique legal complexities. In this recent…
Continue Reading Maneuvering ‘Unicorns’ – Opportunities and Risks of Unprecedented Projects
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Over the last few months I have had the chance to speak to entrepreneurs from Brazil, China, Estonia, France, Germany, Guatemala, Israel, Norway, Singapore and Ukraine seeking to operate and solicit investment here in the U.S. As an attorney, I’m expected to focus on best legal practices. They’re indeed important, but perhaps not worth quite so much energy if the company isn’t on a course to succeed as a business.
Among my first questions, I’m curious to know what a company has, why it’s great, who’s willing to pay, and how much. Then, I explore other challenges facing the business.
For start-up companies that still want to talk, here’s my simplified rundown of business and legal items (for information purposes only, not legal advice):…
Known to many as the “Start-up Nation,” Israel has also been dubbed “Silicon Wadi”; ranking 7th amongst all countries in venture capital activity outside of the U.S. In 2015…
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