We provide an overview of the legal and non-legal aspects of starting and running a venture capital fund.
Even with capital markets in a state of decline, capital continues to flow into venture capital. Pitchbook data indicates that U.S.-based VCs have $290B in dry powder and have raised a record amount in the first quarter of 2022. Aside from the potential for outside returns (e.g....
Over the last decade, we've seen dramatic growth in distributed ledger technology and blockchain-based digital assets. However, from the ICO boom of 2017 to the NFT craze of 2021, there has been no shortage of nefarious activity.
Tax Benefit, Burden or Break Even?
For many entrepreneurs, venture capital is, as Elaine Benes would put it—an enigma, a mystery wrapped in a riddle. The unique language used by venture capitalists (VCs) creates part of the mystery. What is Venture Capital? The National Venture Capital Association (NVCA) defines VCs as: Professional, institutional managers of...
Founders using convertibles like SAFEs and Convertible Notes often miss a crucial negotiation point, which can result in significant dilution–whether the valuation cap is pre-money or post-money.