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August 9, 2020
Finding the Right Lead Investor

Are you struggling to find a lead investor for your business? Finding the right investor is more than just identifying those that invest in your industry and life cycle stage. Investors, and in particular lead investors, are commonly going to take an active advisory role in your company. Alignment with your lead investor on values, […]

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June 29, 2020
EQUA Ignites A New Era For Cap Table Management

Imagine a nerdy, bean counter-ish accountant nestled in dark corner wrestling with a spreadsheet. For some, this is what comes to mind when they think of the term “Cap Table.” With the advancements taking place in the nascent world of technology a reframe of this mindset is emerging, one that promises to revolutionize the world […]

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June 22, 2020
Equa Data Room: Security and Privacy Considerations

Cloud storage continues to emerge as the go-to repository for document and data storage. Yet, questions remain about the security and privacy aspects of these sites. Media attention abounds about hacked databases, data compromises and other intrusions by nefarious internet actors. This has created a torrent of concerns about the secure nature of Dropbox, iCloud, […]

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June 11, 2020
Documenting the Future of Corporate Governance

Corporate governance is a process by which a corporation is directed, managed and run. Organized properly, it serves as the foundation for business decisions supporting enterprise growth and stakeholder value. Healthy engagement between stakeholders, the board of directors and company management is paramount for the profitability, productivity and market positioning of a business. These functions […]

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June 4, 2020
Common vs. Preferred Stock: A brief primer

What Is Common Stock? Common stock is a form of corporate ownership shares that serve as a claim on profits (dividends). When a corporation earns a profit or windfall, it is able to re-invest it back into the business. It can also direct a portion of the profit in the form of a dividend to […]

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June 2, 2020
The “Alphabet” of Business Funding

Funding is the lifeblood of a business. For without a sustainable financial foundation, one’s likelihood of entrepreneurial success is greatly diminished. Seed funding is just one of a number of financial pipelines to tap into. In brief, it’s a form of securities offering where an investor pours capital in a startup in return for an […]

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May 26, 2020
“Antifragility” and the Mitigation of Business Risk

Whenever a new business is launched, it’s long-term survival is a key aim.This is symbolized by a “Built to Last” mentality, a theme popularized by management guru Jim Collins, co-author of a popular business book by the same name. The evolution of a business can be very ephemeral and uncertain. Moreover, poorly designed systems, mismanagement, […]

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