• The 3 Secret Agreements You Make When Accepting Venture Capital | Dan Martell

    Are you planning to raise money for your business? In this video, I share a few important things to note when you're raising capital for your startup. My last 2 companies were venture backed and I've learned a lot about the world of investments and now in this video, I reveal secrets that can maximize your chance of success. + Join me on FB: http://FB.com/DanMartell + Connect w/ me live: http://periscope.tv/danmartell + Tweet me: http://twitter.com/danmartell + Instagram awesomeness: http://instagram.com/danmartell Are you an entrepreneur? Get free weekly video training here: http://www.danmartell.com/newsletter Looking to raise a round of funding? Watch my free video on Fundraising Like a Pro http://lp.danmartell.com/fundraising Hey, Fundraising is a sexy topic. And understandably...

    published: 19 Oct 2015
  • Startup Docs: MUST-Know SAFE Agreement vs. Convertible Notes (Download)

    Startup Documents to Download - The SAFE Agreement "Simple Agreement for Future Equity Accounting" used by startup investors (http://angelkings.com/invest) and accelerators such as Y-Combinator, 500Startups, TechStars, and Foundry Group. The expert on startups and investing with SAFE docs and convertible notes, Ross Blankenship (http://angelkings.com/course), discusses how the SAFE Document/Agreement works, who's involved, what the language of the SAFE agreement versus the Convertible notes and how to understand SAFE agreements in terms of accounting tax treatments. In this video, you'll also see examples of how the SAFE document works compared to the Convertible Note. Learn how the SAFE agreement works, how it's different than the Convertible note, and how you can download these document...

    published: 02 Feb 2017
  • Startup Funding Explained: Everything You Need to Know

    The Rest Of Us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheRestOfUs The Rest Of Us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/TROUchannel The Rest Of Us T-Shirts and More: http://teespring.com/TheRestOfUsClothing Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcjmVj5fM5k Credits: Music by The FatRat. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa_UMppcMsHIzb5LDx1u9zQ If you're a YouTuber, definitely check The FatRat. The channel offers a wide variety of free-to-use music for your videos.

    published: 02 Jun 2016
  • 4. How do Limited Partnership Agreements Work?

    How do Limited Partnership Agreements Work? Limited partnership agreements are agreements between a limited partner (LP) and a general partner (GP). Limited partners are the investors in a private equity firm. As discussed previously (Video #3), these are institutions (pensions, endowments, foundations) or individuals (family offices, select high net worth individuals). The general partner is the private equity firm. (Video #5 discusses the details of private equity firms.) The LP and the GP join in a limited partnership agreement to form a private equity fund, with the purpose of investing in companies. Once an investment in a company has been made, it becomes a portfolio company of the private equity fund. The LP has limited liability and does not give the private equity fund all...

    published: 07 Jun 2016
  • The Most Important Points in a VC Term Sheet

    Click Here To See More From This Expert: http://www.docstoc.com/profile/brian-garrett The Most Important Points in a VC Term Sheet Brian Garrett, co-founder of CrossCut Ventures (http://www.crosscutventures.com) talks about VC term sheets. He reviews the four most important aspects of the term sheet, and how to handle them. Docstoc has over 20 million business and legal documents to help you grow and manage your small business and professional life. Thousands of how-to articles and videos with fresh content uploaded every day. Attorney reviewed documents to save you time and money. Connect with us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/DocstocFB Connect with us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/#!/docstoc Connect with us on Google+ - https://plus.google.com/10380175575...

    published: 02 Feb 2012
  • SAFE Financing Docs: SAFE & Convertible Notes Explained - AngelKings.com

    SAFE Financing (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) from Y-Combinator; SAFE vs. Convertible Notes (http://angelkings.com/course); convertible notes vs. SAFE notes (http://angelkings.com/invest), SAFE note caps and term sheets for both convertible notes and SAFE documents templates. Expert on startups Ross Blankenship describes how the #SAFE financing process works and everything you need to know. #SAFE financing #SAFE notes The Simple Agreement for Future Equity #convertible note

    published: 10 Mar 2016
  • Venture Capital Structure | CPEP

    published: 25 Aug 2013
  • How To Distribute Startup Equity (The Smart Way) | Dan Martell

    Having issues deciding how to split up the equity in your business between your team (co-founder), advisors and potential investors? In this video, I provide some guidelines and some major DON'TS when thinking about startup equity. Are you an entrepreneur? Get free weekly video training here: http://www.danmartell.com/newsletter + Join me on FB: http://FB.com/DanMartell + Connect w/ me live: http://periscope.tv/danmartell + Tweet me: http://twitter.com/danmartell + Instagram awesomeness: http://instagram.com/danmartell Related Videos - To Raise or Not To Raise Venture Capital https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syfMR9Akxqo - The 3 Secret Agreements You Make When Accepting Venture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syfMR9Akxqo - Startup Balance With Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2NsSWY...

    published: 11 Jan 2016
  • What is a term sheet?

    A term sheet is a non-binding agreement that outlines the basic terms of an investment. Think of it as a plain English version of the subscription documents and purchase agreement. Term sheets provide a simple, inexpensive template for the lawyers to follow as they create the more detailed deal documentation. Once the term sheet has been agreed upon between the founders and investors, the lawyers can begin the often expensive process of drafting the deal documentation. Although they are legally non-binding, trying to re-negotiate or remove terms agreed to in the term sheet is considered very unprofessional. But be aware, it can happen and there is no legal recourse. So a “signed term sheet” is more of a gentleman's handshake than a legally binding document. Learn more at http://www.1000an...

    published: 15 Apr 2016
  • LSE Public Lecture: Has Venture Capital Europe Finally Arrived?

    Recorded at the London School of Economics on 21st March 2016, this event brings together academics and practitioners to discuss the state of the European venture capital market. Professor Ulf Axelson sets the stage with a short presentation of new evidence on the drivers of success of venture capital deals, contrasting results in Europe and the US. Professor Felda Hardymon then leads a panel discussion featuring Byron Deeter, Saul Klein, and Magnus Goodlad.

    published: 09 Dec 2016
  • Founder Equity Issues: Structuring Founder Relationships, Stockholder Agreements, and Choice of E...

    Once you move from a single person to adding a co-founder, hiring your first employee, or setting up a partnership that takes your company beyond just you, it's important to make sure you have your stockholder agreements set up correctly. There is more than one kind of stock option to share. Do you know them all and when to use them? Don't worry, we'll help you. This Google Hangout will cover invaluable information on structuring founder equity to avoid the pitfalls that can harm a company's ability to attract investment capital. Expert - Bob Bishop, Goodwin Proctor

    published: 23 Apr 2014
  • Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist Audiobook

    Get this audiobook title in full for free: http://dpar.us/h/125295 Written by Brad Feld, Jason Mendelson Narrated by Sean Pratt Duration 7 hours 21 minutes As each new generation of entrepreneurs emerges, there is a renewed interest in how venture capital deals come together. Yet there really is no definitive guide to venture capital deals. Nobody understands this better than authors Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson. For more than seventeen years, they've been involved in hundreds of venture capital financings, and now, with Venture Deals, they share their experiences in this field with you. Inspired by a series of blog posts created by the authors after a particularly challenging deal, this reliable resource demystifies the venture capital financing process and helps you gain a practic...

    published: 04 Apr 2017
  • Dave Sorin of McCarter & English discusses “Y Combinator’s SAFEs”

    Dave Sorin, the managing partner of McCarter’s East Brunswick office and the head of the Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies practice, discusses a nation-wide investor and accelerator, Y Combinator, and the concept of SAFEs: Simply Agreements for Future Equity.

    published: 11 Dec 2015
  • HINDI | Joint Development Agreement or JDA

    A joint development agreement is signed between the builder and the landowner. It is beneficial for both the parties. The landowner can unlock the value of land. On the other hand, the builder need not invest his capital in land purchase. Therefore, builder's capital requirement is less compared to an outright land purchase. This video discusses 5 imp points a potential buyer should consider before buying a property under landowner's share. If you liked this video, You can subscribe to my YouTube Channel. For more such interesting and informative content, join me at: Website: http://www.nitinbhatia.in/ T: http://twitter.com/nitinbhatia121 G+: https://plus.google.com/+NitinBhatia -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Tenants - 11 Things You Should Know Before Renting a Property | HINDI" ht...

    published: 08 Apr 2017
  • What is Placement Memorandum or Subscription Agreement?

    Every venture capital fund shall issue a placement memorandum to its proposed investors which contains all the terms and conditions relating to the scheme through which money is proposed to be raised from the investors. The venture capital fund may also enter into a subscription agreement with the investors which would specify the terms and conditions of the scheme through which money is proposed to be raised. The venture capital fund shall submit a copy of such placement memorandum or subscription agreement with SEBI along with the report of the money actually raised through such agreement or memorandum.

    published: 15 Mar 2012
  • Should You Ask a Venture Capitalist to Sign an NDA?

    http://www.thestartupshepherd.com You can’t wait to share your startup idea with investors. So, should you ask a venture capitalist to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA)? Non-disclosure agreements are also called confidentiality agreements and they say that the person with whom you share your idea won’t tell it to anyone else. Seems fair, right? But, most venture capitalists do not sign non-disclosure agreements. They don’t need to. They have so many deals to look at and most entrepreneurs don’t try to get them to sign non-disclosure agreements (maybe at one point they did but now startup founders know better than to ask). Venture capitalists do not want to manage all that paperwork – negotiate the terms and keep track of all the confidentiality agreements. Plus, they do not want to...

    published: 18 Mar 2016
The 3 Secret Agreements You Make When Accepting Venture Capital | Dan Martell

The 3 Secret Agreements You Make When Accepting Venture Capital | Dan Martell

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Are you planning to raise money for your business? In this video, I share a few important things to note when you're raising capital for your startup. My last 2 companies were venture backed and I've learned a lot about the world of investments and now in this video, I reveal secrets that can maximize your chance of success. + Join me on FB: http://FB.com/DanMartell + Connect w/ me live: http://periscope.tv/danmartell + Tweet me: http://twitter.com/danmartell + Instagram awesomeness: http://instagram.com/danmartell Are you an entrepreneur? Get free weekly video training here: http://www.danmartell.com/newsletter Looking to raise a round of funding? Watch my free video on Fundraising Like a Pro http://lp.danmartell.com/fundraising Hey, Fundraising is a sexy topic. And understandably so. Because when executed properly, raising capital affords you the opportunity to scale up your startup with speed. To build a global sensation, reach billions with your product, and create mass-scale impact. The very moment you accept VC funding, you’re instantly fueled by increased access to: - Top-level talent - Experienced advisors - More press than you can handle And the cash to carry out your most ambitious plans But there is a dark side. One that many entrepreneurs sadly miss when asking for capital. And unless you’re willing to take an examined look at the HIDDEN agreements you’re implicitly accepting when taking on VC or angel investments, then you’re setting yourself up for a long, frustrating journey. So let’s get into it… Now this isn’t to say that raising VC is a good thing or a bad thing. But it is totally context-dependent. And your decision to pursue venture capital MUST match up with your goals and entrepreneurial makeup. So if you’re not willing to bleed a little (agreement 1)... … and the idea of giving up control of your company (agreement 3) scares the crap out of you. Then I’d recommend you think twice before going down that path. But if you’re playing the startup game to create hyper growth (for both yourself and your company), and are willing to accept the implicit demands of VC, then it might just be the next step you need to take to start playing a much bigger game. So go ahead and watch the video now. And if you still feel like raising venture capital is right for you, then leave a comment below and let me the VERY FIRST thing you’d do with the large cash infusion. Look forward to hearing it. To scaling up (and staying sane), – Dan Don't forget to share this amazing entrepreneurial advice with your friends, so they can be inspired too: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syfMR9Akxqo ===================== ABOUT DAN MARTELL ===================== “You can only keep what you give away.” That’s the mantra that’s shaped Dan Martell from a struggling 20-something business owner in the Canadian Maritimes (which is waaay out east) to a successful startup founder who’s raised more than $3 million in venture funding and exited not one... not two... but three tech businesses: Clarity.fm, Spheric and Flowtown. You can only keep what you give away. That philosophy has led Dan to invest in 33+ early stage startups such as Udemy, Intercom, Unbounce and Foodspotting. It’s also helped him shape the future of Hootsuite as an advisor to the social media tour de force. An activator, a tech geek, an adrenaline junkie and, yes, a romantic (ask his wife Renee), Dan has recently turned his attention to teaching startups a fundamental, little-discussed lesson that directly impacts their growth: how to scale. You’ll find not only incredible insights in every moment of every talk Dan gives - but also highly actionable takeaways that will propel your business forward. Because Dan gives freely of all that he knows. After all, you can only keep what you give away. Get free training videos, invites to private events, and cutting edge business strategies: http://www.danmartell.com/newsletter
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Startup Docs: MUST-Know SAFE Agreement vs. Convertible Notes (Download)

Startup Docs: MUST-Know SAFE Agreement vs. Convertible Notes (Download)

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Startup Documents to Download - The SAFE Agreement "Simple Agreement for Future Equity Accounting" used by startup investors (http://angelkings.com/invest) and accelerators such as Y-Combinator, 500Startups, TechStars, and Foundry Group. The expert on startups and investing with SAFE docs and convertible notes, Ross Blankenship (http://angelkings.com/course), discusses how the SAFE Document/Agreement works, who's involved, what the language of the SAFE agreement versus the Convertible notes and how to understand SAFE agreements in terms of accounting tax treatments. In this video, you'll also see examples of how the SAFE document works compared to the Convertible Note. Learn how the SAFE agreement works, how it's different than the Convertible note, and how you can download these documents to begin investing in startups. Here are some venture capital and angel investing groups using the SAFE documents for startups: Y-Combinator 500 Startups TechStars Foundry Group Union Square Ventures Angel List Sequoia Capital NEA Kleiner Perkins Andreessen Horowitz
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Startup Funding Explained: Everything You Need to Know

Startup Funding Explained: Everything You Need to Know

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The Rest Of Us on Patreon: https://www.patreon.com/TheRestOfUs The Rest Of Us on Twitter: http://twitter.com/TROUchannel The Rest Of Us T-Shirts and More: http://teespring.com/TheRestOfUsClothing Part 2: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fcjmVj5fM5k Credits: Music by The FatRat. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCa_UMppcMsHIzb5LDx1u9zQ If you're a YouTuber, definitely check The FatRat. The channel offers a wide variety of free-to-use music for your videos.
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4. How do Limited Partnership Agreements Work?

4. How do Limited Partnership Agreements Work?

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How do Limited Partnership Agreements Work? Limited partnership agreements are agreements between a limited partner (LP) and a general partner (GP). Limited partners are the investors in a private equity firm. As discussed previously (Video #3), these are institutions (pensions, endowments, foundations) or individuals (family offices, select high net worth individuals). The general partner is the private equity firm. (Video #5 discusses the details of private equity firms.) The LP and the GP join in a limited partnership agreement to form a private equity fund, with the purpose of investing in companies. Once an investment in a company has been made, it becomes a portfolio company of the private equity fund. The LP has limited liability and does not give the private equity fund all the money up front. For example; if the LP commits $50 million in capital to the private equity fund, it might, initially, only give $10 to $20 million of this capital. The fund, as the GP finds additional investments, will call for additional capital from the LP. The LP is committed to giving all the capital, as per the original limited partnership agreement, over the length of the fund. A private equity fund length is usually seven to ten years or longer if rolled over. This doesn’t mean that the LP has no exit options from the commitment since there is a secondary market for private equity investors. The LP, if it has already made investments and has future commitments, can sell the investments it has made along with the commitments, to another limited partner, in a LP secondary. The LP can also divide the sale up in a structured secondary, an example of which is when the LP holds onto the existing investments that the funds made but sells the future commitments. The ILPA (Institutional Limited Partners Association) website is an excellent resource for further information regarding LP agreements. In addition to representing 300 LPs worldwide, comprising over a trillion dollars of assets in private equity, the ILPA website shows forms for capital calls, best practices for LP agreements and much, much more.
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The Most Important Points in a VC Term Sheet

The Most Important Points in a VC Term Sheet

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Click Here To See More From This Expert: http://www.docstoc.com/profile/brian-garrett The Most Important Points in a VC Term Sheet Brian Garrett, co-founder of CrossCut Ventures (http://www.crosscutventures.com) talks about VC term sheets. He reviews the four most important aspects of the term sheet, and how to handle them. Docstoc has over 20 million business and legal documents to help you grow and manage your small business and professional life. Thousands of how-to articles and videos with fresh content uploaded every day. Attorney reviewed documents to save you time and money. Connect with us on Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/DocstocFB Connect with us on Twitter - https://twitter.com/#!/docstoc Connect with us on Google+ - https://plus.google.com/103801755756812961700 Keywords: "Small business" Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurship "How to start a business" "Starting a business" Startups "Startup business" Financial Success DIY "Docstoc Videos" Docstoc
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SAFE Financing Docs: SAFE & Convertible Notes Explained - AngelKings.com

SAFE Financing Docs: SAFE & Convertible Notes Explained - AngelKings.com

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SAFE Financing (Simple Agreement for Future Equity) from Y-Combinator; SAFE vs. Convertible Notes (http://angelkings.com/course); convertible notes vs. SAFE notes (http://angelkings.com/invest), SAFE note caps and term sheets for both convertible notes and SAFE documents templates. Expert on startups Ross Blankenship describes how the #SAFE financing process works and everything you need to know. #SAFE financing #SAFE notes The Simple Agreement for Future Equity #convertible note
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Venture Capital Structure | CPEP

Venture Capital Structure | CPEP

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How To Distribute Startup Equity (The Smart Way)  | Dan Martell

How To Distribute Startup Equity (The Smart Way) | Dan Martell

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Having issues deciding how to split up the equity in your business between your team (co-founder), advisors and potential investors? In this video, I provide some guidelines and some major DON'TS when thinking about startup equity. Are you an entrepreneur? Get free weekly video training here: http://www.danmartell.com/newsletter + Join me on FB: http://FB.com/DanMartell + Connect w/ me live: http://periscope.tv/danmartell + Tweet me: http://twitter.com/danmartell + Instagram awesomeness: http://instagram.com/danmartell Related Videos - To Raise or Not To Raise Venture Capital https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syfMR9Akxqo - The 3 Secret Agreements You Make When Accepting Venture https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syfMR9Akxqo - Startup Balance With Kids https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X2NsSWYs-20 Okay. Due to popular demand, I’ve decided to finally tackle the billion dollar beast. And while it’s not easy to have a conversation about startup equity without putting the faint of heart to sleep, it’s territory that simply can’t be overlooked. Because for any growth-oriented entrepreneur entertaining the idea of handing out equity in their company, the math absolutely matters… And one small misstep can be the difference between accelerated growth or the speed pass to startup hell. So if you’ve ever wondered what a healthy equity breakdown looks like for all key stakeholders (founders, advisors, investors and team members)... … then give this new video a quick spin. As you can see, used appropriately, equity can be an amazing way to incentivize team members and attract key advisors and investors. Like I did with Uber’s Travis Kalanick But if you don’t enter the conversation with clear knowledge of the right benchmarks to shoot for… … then you’re setting yourself up to either give too much away or lose talent and investors to other startups playing a much sharper numbers game. So get your numbers right. Make the right offers. And then step up to the plate and use equity for the growth accelerant it is. To splitting the pie… (and watching it grow), – Dan Don't forget to share this entrepreneurial advice with your friends, so they can learn too: https://youtu.be/hWA1b8owinc ===================== ABOUT DAN MARTELL ===================== “You can only keep what you give away.” That’s the mantra that’s shaped Dan Martell from a struggling 20-something business owner in the Canadian Maritimes (which is waaay out east) to a successful startup founder who’s raised more than $3 million in venture funding and exited not one... not two... but three tech businesses: Clarity.fm, Spheric and Flowtown. You can only keep what you give away. That philosophy has led Dan to invest in 33+ early stage startups such as Udemy, Intercom, Unbounce and Foodspotting. It’s also helped him shape the future of Hootsuite as an advisor to the social media tour de force. An activator, a tech geek, an adrenaline junkie and, yes, a romantic (ask his wife Renee), Dan has recently turned his attention to teaching startups a fundamental, little-discussed lesson that directly impacts their growth: how to scale. You’ll find not only incredible insights in every moment of every talk Dan gives - but also highly actionable takeaways that will propel your business forward. Because Dan gives freely of all that he knows. After all, you can only keep what you give away. Get free training videos, invites to private events, and cutting edge business strategies: http://www.danmartell.com/newsletter
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What is a term sheet?

What is a term sheet?

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A term sheet is a non-binding agreement that outlines the basic terms of an investment. Think of it as a plain English version of the subscription documents and purchase agreement. Term sheets provide a simple, inexpensive template for the lawyers to follow as they create the more detailed deal documentation. Once the term sheet has been agreed upon between the founders and investors, the lawyers can begin the often expensive process of drafting the deal documentation. Although they are legally non-binding, trying to re-negotiate or remove terms agreed to in the term sheet is considered very unprofessional. But be aware, it can happen and there is no legal recourse. So a “signed term sheet” is more of a gentleman's handshake than a legally binding document. Learn more at http://www.1000angels.com
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LSE Public Lecture: Has Venture Capital Europe Finally Arrived?

LSE Public Lecture: Has Venture Capital Europe Finally Arrived?

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Recorded at the London School of Economics on 21st March 2016, this event brings together academics and practitioners to discuss the state of the European venture capital market. Professor Ulf Axelson sets the stage with a short presentation of new evidence on the drivers of success of venture capital deals, contrasting results in Europe and the US. Professor Felda Hardymon then leads a panel discussion featuring Byron Deeter, Saul Klein, and Magnus Goodlad.
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Founder Equity Issues: Structuring Founder Relationships, Stockholder Agreements, and Choice of E...

Founder Equity Issues: Structuring Founder Relationships, Stockholder Agreements, and Choice of E...

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Once you move from a single person to adding a co-founder, hiring your first employee, or setting up a partnership that takes your company beyond just you, it's important to make sure you have your stockholder agreements set up correctly. There is more than one kind of stock option to share. Do you know them all and when to use them? Don't worry, we'll help you. This Google Hangout will cover invaluable information on structuring founder equity to avoid the pitfalls that can harm a company's ability to attract investment capital. Expert - Bob Bishop, Goodwin Proctor
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Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist Audiobook

Venture Deals: Be Smarter Than Your Lawyer and Venture Capitalist Audiobook

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Get this audiobook title in full for free: http://dpar.us/h/125295 Written by Brad Feld, Jason Mendelson Narrated by Sean Pratt Duration 7 hours 21 minutes As each new generation of entrepreneurs emerges, there is a renewed interest in how venture capital deals come together. Yet there really is no definitive guide to venture capital deals. Nobody understands this better than authors Brad Feld and Jason Mendelson. For more than seventeen years, they've been involved in hundreds of venture capital financings, and now, with Venture Deals, they share their experiences in this field with you. Inspired by a series of blog posts created by the authors after a particularly challenging deal, this reliable resource demystifies the venture capital financing process and helps you gain a practical perspective of this dynamic discipline. Whether you're an experienced or aspiring entrepreneur, venture capitalist, or lawyer who partakes in these particular types of deals, you can benefit from the insights found throughout this book. Engaging and informative, Venture Deals skillfully outlines the essential elements of the venture capital term sheet-from terms related to economics to terms related to control. Feld and Mendelson strive to give a balanced view of the particular terms along with the strategies to getting to a fair deal. In addition to examining the nuts and bolts of the term sheet, Venture Deals also introduces you to the various participants in the process, discusses how fundraising works, reveals how VC firms operate, and describes how to apply different negotiating tactics to your deals. You'll also gain valuable insights into several common legal issues most startups face and, as a bonus, discover what a typical letter of intent to acquire your company looks like. While it would be desirable to do venture capital deals with a simple agreement on price, a handshake, and a short legal agreement, this rarely happens. Venture Deals reveals how venture financings really work, and will save you a remarkable amount of time and money in your journey to create an amazing company. Attn: Author/Narrator If you have any queries please contact me at info19782 @ gmail.com. I will reply as soon as possible, usually within 24 hours. Thanks in advance
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Dave Sorin of McCarter & English discusses “Y Combinator’s SAFEs”

Dave Sorin of McCarter & English discusses “Y Combinator’s SAFEs”

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Dave Sorin, the managing partner of McCarter’s East Brunswick office and the head of the Venture Capital & Emerging Growth Companies practice, discusses a nation-wide investor and accelerator, Y Combinator, and the concept of SAFEs: Simply Agreements for Future Equity.
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HINDI | Joint Development Agreement or JDA

HINDI | Joint Development Agreement or JDA

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A joint development agreement is signed between the builder and the landowner. It is beneficial for both the parties. The landowner can unlock the value of land. On the other hand, the builder need not invest his capital in land purchase. Therefore, builder's capital requirement is less compared to an outright land purchase. This video discusses 5 imp points a potential buyer should consider before buying a property under landowner's share. If you liked this video, You can subscribe to my YouTube Channel. For more such interesting and informative content, join me at: Website: http://www.nitinbhatia.in/ T: http://twitter.com/nitinbhatia121 G+: https://plus.google.com/+NitinBhatia -~-~~-~~~-~~-~- Please watch: "Tenants - 11 Things You Should Know Before Renting a Property | HINDI" https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6z3ChmdsOkQ -~-~~-~~~-~~-~-
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What is Placement Memorandum or Subscription Agreement?

What is Placement Memorandum or Subscription Agreement?

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Every venture capital fund shall issue a placement memorandum to its proposed investors which contains all the terms and conditions relating to the scheme through which money is proposed to be raised from the investors. The venture capital fund may also enter into a subscription agreement with the investors which would specify the terms and conditions of the scheme through which money is proposed to be raised. The venture capital fund shall submit a copy of such placement memorandum or subscription agreement with SEBI along with the report of the money actually raised through such agreement or memorandum.
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Should You Ask a Venture Capitalist to Sign an NDA?

Should You Ask a Venture Capitalist to Sign an NDA?

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http://www.thestartupshepherd.com You can’t wait to share your startup idea with investors. So, should you ask a venture capitalist to sign a non-disclosure agreement (NDA)? Non-disclosure agreements are also called confidentiality agreements and they say that the person with whom you share your idea won’t tell it to anyone else. Seems fair, right? But, most venture capitalists do not sign non-disclosure agreements. They don’t need to. They have so many deals to look at and most entrepreneurs don’t try to get them to sign non-disclosure agreements (maybe at one point they did but now startup founders know better than to ask). Venture capitalists do not want to manage all that paperwork – negotiate the terms and keep track of all the confidentiality agreements. Plus, they do not want to take the chance that some entrepreneur sues them. They look at lots of deals and they also don’t want to be prohibited from investing in any certain types of companies or ideas. If you are a venture capitalist and invest in a company that does something similar to a company you looked at and did not invest, but for which you signed a non-disclosure agreement, even if you never do anything wrong at all, the entrepreneur in whom you did not invest may bring a lawsuit. These things happen. It is hard always to know if someone did something wrong or it just has the appearance of possible wrong doing. Angel investors are a little more inclined to sign non-disclosure agreements, but most angel investors who invest for a living will not sign them either. There is a prevailing school of thought in startup world that ideas don’t matter. People and execution are the keys to startup success. By and large, I agree with this thinking. Still, there are some great ideas out there and it helps to have one. But, it doesn’t help to never share it with anyone. So, be careful with whom you share your startup idea if it really is the next big thing (it’s not lost on me that most entrepreneurs think their startup idea is the next big thing even though it often isn’t). Research the venture capitalist. Look at their reputation. Don’t bring your amazing idea to them if they have a portfolio company (a company they funded) that is in exactly the same space/market and they have a board seat on that company. You can also put your startup pitch deck online and take it down at a later point in time (if the venture capitalist passes). This is not a perfect way to control the flow of your information, but it’s one approach. Check out pitchxo.com. I say in my video explanation of this topic not to give venture capitalists things in physical form, but you are better off giving them a physical pitch deck than an electronic one (unless it’s online and can be pulled down later — that’s the best approach). Ultimately, some VCs may want you to send your startup pitch deck as an attachment to an email. That’s the least effective way to protect your pitch deck from being sent to the wrong people. But, that’s probably not why the venture capitalist wants it that way. It’s more likely because she likes to review pitch decks that way and not online. That’s a business decision and, personally, I’d lean toward sending them whatever they want in whatever way they want. Could someone steal your idea? Yes, of course. But, the much bigger risk is the right person/people never hear your idea and it doesn’t go anywhere. Take precautions, but don’t be crazy about it. Trust the process and chase the money! For my advice about startup success, check out www.thestartupshepherd.com. Brett A. Cenkus is The Startup Shepherd™. He has 20+ years of experience in business finance, business law and entrepreneurship. Brett believes that numbers and logic are awesome tools, but understanding human nature and emotions is the first step to business success. The Cenkus Law Firm provides services related to mergers & acquisitions, general business issues and startups, including founders’ agreements and fundraising. Brett also consults with entrepreneurs and invests his own capital as an angel investor. From 2010-2013 he served as Chief Legal Counsel of a publicly-trade international oilfield services company. From 2001 to 2006 he and a partner founded and built Paragon Residential Mortgage. Paragon was sold to Bridge Investments in 2006. Brett holds a Juris Doctorate from Harvard Law School and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Economics from Messiah College in Grantham, Pennsylvania. Brett lives in Austin with his wife, Cathryn, and daughter, Elle. He enjoys reading, running, classic movies, great food and wine and NFL football. You can also reach me at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/brettcenkus http://www.cenkus.com http://www.cenkuslaw.com ss ep 1 with lower third
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