In the startup world, the two most widely used methods for raising funds are through equity and convertible notes. In this post, we’ll share with you real-world data from our app and some additional insights about convertible notes.
So far in this series, we have introduced the basics of term sheet negotiations and asked our investors Cedric Kohler and Andreas Goeldi to share their experiences. In this post, we discuss another exciting part of a startup’s life—the exit.
Googling “post-money valuation” returns many results, some of them dive deep into the “accounting” explanations and others only acknowledge one calculation method. The reality is, that there is no industry-wide “right” way to calculate it.
This part of the Term Sheet Negotiations series brings us the last missing piece of the puzzle–the lawyer. Everything you've ever wanted to ask an extremely experienced startup lawyer can now be found in this blog.
It’s no secret that the current entrepreneurial world is dominated by startup giants from the United States. So, if European startups want to catch up, as well as stop losing talent to US companies, they have to start offering company shares to employees.
Post-money valuation is a straightforward and at the same time confusing term, because everyone can have a different formula they use to calculate it. In this blog post we discuss the different calculation methods!
A startup’s equity has a certain value and thus needs to be declared by the shareholders in their tax declaration yearly. Here’s a mini guide of how to communicate the equity’s value to your startup’s investors and employees.
It’s a counterintuitive fact when a company is small but believe it or not: equity is the most precious asset a startup has. If explained and used well, it can play a key role in motivating your employees to stay on the boat for the long run.
At Ledgy.com we’re building a new way of managing the cap table and equity of private companies in the cloud. What differentiates our approach from others, is that we model the current cap table with transactions, inspired by the blockchain.
Our daily business is cap tables and share registers. One topic we regularly see divide the minds in Switzerland: Is it necessary to number the shares? Let’s try to bring some light into this darkness.