November 5, 2015 -

SEC Adopts Final Crowdfunding Rules: Is it the Win Everyone Hoped For?

Excerpt taken with permission from Chris McDemus’ blog, VC Deal Lawyer Depending on who you are, upon hearing that the SEC has adopted final crowdfunding rules, you may either shriek with joy or shrug your shoulders and return to whatever … Continue reading


August 10, 2015 -

Collective Posts: There’s a Ton of Great Content Out There Right Now

Excerpted with permission from Chris McDemus’ blog, VC Deal Lawyer I don’t know if it’s the summer, or if there is something in the water, but lately there has been a ton of great content posted.  Whether it’s thought leader … Continue reading


June 10, 2015 -

The One Piece of Advice I Give All Startups

Excerpted with permission from Chris McDemus’ blog, VC Deal Lawyer If there is one consistent theme that I have seen across all startup and emerging growth companies, it’s the complete disarray found in retaining, managing and storing key company documents.  … Continue reading


January 26, 2015 -

Empathy: An Invaluable Asset for Startups

Excerpted with permission from Chris McDemus’ blog, VC Deal Lawyer It’s interesting to me that so many blog posts, books and other media nowadays focus on the hard skills (e.g., selling, coding, etc.) required to build a company, or to … Continue reading


December 19, 2014 -

Lawyers and Blacklines: A Framework

Excerpted with permission from Chris McDemus’ blog, VC Deal Lawyer If you’ve raised money, borrowed venture debt, made a sale to a customer or sold your company – or, for that matter, negotiated any agreement whatsoever with a third party … Continue reading