Startups

What clauses protecting founders do you find effective in equity offerings?

Marian Melnychuk Senior .Net Developer – Upwork

October 4th, 2016

A good friend is in the process of launching an offering for institutional investors. There are obviously some clauses that may mean nothing today but in a few years could trigger and put the founder on a bad situation. Any idea on what clauses he should absolutely make sure that are included?
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Arthur Lipper Chairman of British Far East Holdings Ltd.

October 4th, 2016

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