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December 20, 2020
Workplace Documents: Bringing Order to Chaos

Vital to the success of a growing enterprise is the effective management of employment documents. This process, however, if not structured properly, can evolve into a highly chaotic and messy proposition. Typically under the auspices of an HR Department, the purpose of these documents is to clarify the rights, accountabilities, and expectations for successful workforce […]

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December 6, 2020
When Corporate Governance Fails

When Corporate Governance Fails Humans have organized the world through an infinite string of agreements and social contracts. Whether people agree to stop at a red light or get in line at the grocery store, a functioning society depends on these kinds of agreements. Managing organizations like nonprofits and corporations require layers of agreements between […]

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October 30, 2020
What Is A Cap Table?

A “Cap Table” (short for “Capitalization Table) is a document, typically in the form of a spreadsheet or table, that offers a snapshot of a company’s equity capitalization and total market value. While commonly used by startups and early-stage businesses, cap tables have utility for all types of companies. In the case of a new […]

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October 1, 2020
The Equa Data Room: What You Need To Know

Data rooms are cloud applications that facilitate the secure storage and sharing of confidential information, including business documents. These virtual constellations are now the norm and are rapidly replacing the need for actual physical documentation. Properly administered, these systems represent an additional layer of security for business documents. They can also reduce friction when it […]

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September 8, 2020
My Business Document Struggles: A New Solution Around The Block?

The year was 1993. I registered my first corporate entity, an S corporation for a new Chicago-based business I’d decided to launch. Several months later I sat in stunned amazement after receiving a voluminous three-ring binder with all of my documents. “Yipes”, I thought. “What have I gotten myself into?” Keep in mind that these […]

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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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