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CEOs Gone Wild

The recent ouster by American Apparel of its CEO and cofounder, Dov Charney, is turning into an excellent model of what to do (and not to do) with respect to sexual harassment and corporate governance. There have been rumors for years about whether Charney sexually harassed and engaged in other Read More

Anatomy of a Termsheet 5 — Voting Rights

Welcome back to the fifth installment of my series on the Anatomy of a Term Sheet. In this series, I am going through the model term sheet provided by the National Venture Capital Association, which you can find here. In previous posts, I discussed provisions such as pre-money valuation, the Read More

Startup Checklist

In previous posts, I have provided a lot of information on various aspects of getting a startup company established. I thought it would be useful to put a lot of that information in one post, as a startup checklist. So here we go… 1. Review your employment agreement – before Read More