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Are you ready to connect with potential investors?

Making the right connections is important when starting a business. Knowing how to parlay a great idea into a business opportunity that investors will back is a critical part of building your network. Always be prepared to confidently communicate your business idea from different angles to potential investors and anticipate tough questions about your business model. Being connected with experienced investors creates an opportunity to sharpen your pitching skills and will help you develop an impressive pitch, which can result in much-needed funding.

You’ve Got VC Money: The Punchlist

As outside counsel to thousands of VC-backed startups, we are often asked the same questions about what startups need to do after raising their first round of VC financing. Here is a quick and dirty list of those next steps. The action items below are described in…

You’ve Got VC Money: Board Meetings

Board meetings are your opportunity to check in with and give an update to your bosses and get feedback and guidance from the experienced members of your board. It is common for VC-backed startups to have four to six board meetings per year, though this frequency can…

You’ve Got VC Money: Board vs Stockholder Approval

While your financing agreements might have other requirements, below is a nonexhaustive list of the types of corporate decisions that typically require board and/or stockholder approval: Board Approval Is Required to: Stockholder Approval Is Required to: Amend the charter or bylaws. Approve significant corporate transactions (e.g., sale…