Sketchnoting: Seed Investments at Perkins Coie

In order to grow your business, surround yourself with like minded people and take advantage of every opportunity to learn more about entrepreneurship.

Check out this sketchnote by Samihah Azim, an attendee at one of our events, “Seed Investments: How To Be Attractive to Early Stage Investors and the ‘Right’ Seed Investment Structure For You,” held on April 4th at Perkins Coie’s Palo Alto office.

Dealing with “Dead Equity”

“Dead equity” refers to company stock owned by individuals and entities no longer contributing to the company. In general, there are two types of dead equity seen on emerging company cap tables: Departed founders/employees. A co-founder or early employee leaves a company or no longer significantly contributes […]

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When Should I Form a Legal Entity?

As startup lawyers, we often receive inquiries from passionate entrepreneurs and founders seeking guidance on when they should consider taking their side projects to the next step by forming a legal entity. Forming a company is a “crossing the Rubicon” moment for any startup. It’s an essential step […]