Author: J. Dain Dulaney, Jr.

By J. Dain Dulaney, Jr. | “But I don’t want to incorporate in Delaware!” is a common reaction that founders have when a new investor – often a venture capital fund or some other institutional investment group – makes an offer to provide financing to...

By J. Dain Dulaney, Jr. | Business owners ask me the same question almost daily, “How can I provide ownership in my company to employees, contractors and consultants to provide additional incentives for them to work harder for the company?”...

By J. Dain Dulaney, Jr. | Imagine this day for a moment: you are the CEO and announce to your investors and employees that the company is issuing additional equity ownership and that their equity ownership percentage is being diluted. Chaos ensues. You have panicked...

By J. Dain Dulaney, Jr. | So, you’re a start-up using convertible notes to raise money from investors and want to do all you can to attract investors. You know that the investors primarily focus on the discount percentage to the next round of equity...

By J. Dain Dulaney, Jr. | So you’re the founder of an early stage company and have decided that you want to go out and raise capital for your new business venture. You network and talk to a number of people who give you great...