startup

December 20, 2013

[Cross Post] Tranche Investing Will Kill Your Startup–Here’s Why

The week before the Fourth of July holidays, and after five months of negotiations, I received the final term sheet for a capital injection of $750,000 […]
August 23, 2012

Dodging a Business Legal Bullet

Six weeks ago the New York State Workers’ Compensation Board sent me a letter stating that I was in violation of their employee worker comp laws […]
April 26, 2012

A Startup Founder’s Least Favorite Type of Email

The email is from a trusted source. There is no subject. The body is super short with just an “FYI…” and a link to a site […]
November 18, 2011

The Starting Founders’ Equity Equation [Founder Lessons]

After six months of exploration since leaving Red Rover, I’ve narrowed down my list of potential new projects to one that is most exciting. For now […]