What is this blog

The simple art of communication gets complex when the subject matter is the law. More so, when the founder of a start-up is busy trying to solve all the world’s problems. He prefers to not spend time talking to a

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What is this blog

The simple art of communication gets complex when the subject matter is the law. More so, when the founder of a start-up is busy trying to solve all the world’s problems. He prefers to not spend time talking to a

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Launching A Startup? Make a clean legal break from your employer first

Thousands of entrepreneurs quit their jobs each year to start their own companies. It happens all the time, and it’s no problem, right? Not quite. Many employment contracts contain provisions that can make it difficult for entrepreneurs to pursue their

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Launching A Startup? Make a clean legal break from your employer first

Thousands of entrepreneurs quit their jobs each year to start their own companies. It happens all the time, and it’s no problem, right? Not quite. Many employment contracts contain provisions that can make it difficult for entrepreneurs to pursue their

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To rein in the crowd in Crowdfunding

The requirement for funds for small companies in India cannot be underscored more than the buzz that it has already received. Therefore, it is indeed welcoming to note that the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), in June, released a consultation

To rein in the crowd in Crowdfunding

The requirement for funds for small companies in India cannot be underscored more than the buzz that it has already received. Therefore, it is indeed welcoming to note that the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), in June, released a consultation

Ready Reckoner: Domestic and Foreign Funding

At a time when the level of early stage and venture capital investments is seeing a reported 40% growth, the time is most opportune to discuss the requisite regulations that companies need to comply with while receiving funding from domestic

Ready Reckoner: Domestic and Foreign Funding

At a time when the level of early stage and venture capital investments is seeing a reported 40% growth, the time is most opportune to discuss the requisite regulations that companies need to comply with while receiving funding from domestic

The mechanics of a term sheet

First in a series of articles that simplifies a term sheet, clause by clause, helping the investor and promoter steer clear of ambiguity Term sheets are contentious, mysterious documents for a company. The drafter of the term sheet document is

The mechanics of a term sheet

First in a series of articles that simplifies a term sheet, clause by clause, helping the investor and promoter steer clear of ambiguity Term sheets are contentious, mysterious documents for a company. The drafter of the term sheet document is

The Science of Board representation

The second article in the ‘Mechanics of a term sheet’ series focuses on the making of an ideal board of directors that helps with better decision-making One of the control provisions in an investment that appears relatively simple, but, requires

The Science of Board representation

The second article in the ‘Mechanics of a term sheet’ series focuses on the making of an ideal board of directors that helps with better decision-making One of the control provisions in an investment that appears relatively simple, but, requires

Understanding Liquidation Preferences

As an entrepreneur, one should not be too hung up on just valuations while negotiating with an investor. Important clauses in a term sheet, like the liquidation preference clause, require careful analysis by the promoters We wrap up the investor-entrepreneur

Understanding Liquidation Preferences

As an entrepreneur, one should not be too hung up on just valuations while negotiating with an investor. Important clauses in a term sheet, like the liquidation preference clause, require careful analysis by the promoters We wrap up the investor-entrepreneur

How to work around anti dilution

The anti-dilution clause can be dealt with in a manner that best minimises its impact Concept and Carve outs This is a standard clause in a term sheet and it is best for the entrepreneur to minimise its impact in

How to work around anti dilution

The anti-dilution clause can be dealt with in a manner that best minimises its impact Concept and Carve outs This is a standard clause in a term sheet and it is best for the entrepreneur to minimise its impact in