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Founders Alert: New Restriction Against Token Sales and Similar Transactions in the Updated NVCA Model Investment Documents

We want to alert you to an important change in the National Venture Capital Association (“NVCA”) model investment documents, which are industry-standard form documents that parties to venture capital investments use regularly.

Founders Flash: Is Procrastination Always Bad?

For as long as CPA Joe Sterf could remember, he’d felt guilty about procrastinating one thing or another. But he recently learned something important – not only is procrastination normal, knowing how and when to procrastinate can actually make you more productive. In a recent Fast Company article, Joe shared what he learned by embracing procrastination.

Is Your Data Safe? Learn Best Practices After A Security Incident

When it comes to privacy and cybersecurity, gone are the days when your biggest concerns involved having your credit card number stolen. Hackers are now steps ahead, targeting companies’ proprietary information and intellectual property and causing serious implications.

Founders Flash: Should Startups Take a Stand on Divisive Topics?

In the current volatile political atmosphere, it can be difficult to separate your business role from your personal beliefs. Large companies, including Apple and Starbucks, have stepped into the spotlight to speak up on social issues, including immigration, climate change and health care.

Founders Flash: Learn How to Join the Podcast Craze

Lately, it seems that no matter the industry or target audience, podcasts have become marketers’ best tool to engage with consumers. But the same idea holds true for business-to-business marketing – and founders should take advantage.

Founders Flash: Simple, But Powerful Steps to Becoming More Entrepreneurial

All companies want to be more entrepreneurial; entrepreneurs are quick on their feet, responsive and hard workers. Startups are at the forefront of hard work and innovation, with their employees constantly working to improve the company, or the product.

Founders Flash: Advice – and Myths – in the Startup World

Long before the dotcom boom of the 90s, entrepreneurs have been sharing advice – and myths – among themselves. Whether it serves as a warning, a boast, or even as an excuse, leaders often quote the saying – startups fail 90% of the time.

Founders Flash: Are You Making These Common Leadership Mistakes?

Summertime in the corporate world means a lot of things, but to leaders and our HR friends it often means one thing – review season. With review meetings and contract reviews right around the corner, it may be time to confirm your leadership style is working.

Founders Flash: Six Digital Marketing Trends Startups Should Follow

Digital marketing evolves every day and companies often fizzle out because they either couldn’t or didn’t want to keep up with changes in marketing. For startups, digital marketing is even more essential to a successful business.

Founders Flash: Dealing With Negatives in a Pitch

No matter how strong the startup, every business goes through tough times it would prefer to forget. So when it’s time to sell the business – or pitch it to investors – you should be upfront about any potential skeletons in the company’s past.