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CARES Act: Paycheck Protection Program and EIDL Loan Program
By Carr Staley

In order to address the challenges faced by small businesses, self-employed individuals, and independent contractors, the CARES Act expands existing loan programs and creates additional loan programs offered through the Small Business Administration (or SBA). Read More

Five Things to Consider Before Starting Your DFS Company
By Blake Hart

Have a great idea for the next big thing in fantasy sports? There are a few things you should know before diving in head-first. Read More

Parental Leave Initiative
By Vela Wood

Vela Wood is proud to have designed this report and to have had our very own, Lara Bubalo Manor, chair the Parental Leave Initiative. Read More

How Estate and Financial Planners Can Address Digital Assets
By Lacey Shrum

These professionals need to be on the forefront of addressing this technology and understanding its nuances and what makes it different from standard assets like fiat currency, stocks, and bonds. Read More

Digital Assets in Transactions
By Lacey Shrum

It is important to keep in mind that digital assets have different features and nuances that may not mix well with traditional approaches. Read More

The SEC’s Digital Asset Questions For RIA Firms
By Lacey Shrum

In helping RIA firms learn about crypto assets and develop appropriate policies and procedures, here are some best practices. Read More

Six Practical Tips For Password Security 
By Lacey Shrum

Like it or not, your email and various other usernames/logins are a significant part of your identity and should be treated as and protected like an asset. Here are some tips for protecting your digital self. Read More

Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 4: Implementing Blockchain Solutions
By Lacey Shrum

My friend Michael Lewellen joined me for the fourth and final Blockchain Breakfast of our summer series to discuss implementing blockchain solutions. Read More

Understanding The New Post-Money Safe
By Kevin Vela

While Y Combinator’s new Post-Money SAFE did simplify the process for calculating early-stage equity, it may become problematic under two scenarios. Read More

Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 3: Lawyers, Regulators & The Private Sector
By Lacey Shrum

Last week, I sat down with one of my dear and first friends from law school, Cole Davis. Cole is a (recovering!) attorney focused on his new startup Switchchord, a blockchain-based music licensing and copyright management platform. Here are a few takeaways from our discussion. Read More

Blockchain Breakfast Summer Series, Part 2: Who Runs The Cash?
By Lacey Shrum

Last week, I sat down with one of my favorite people in crypto, Fred Constanesco. Fred is an attorney, entrepreneur, and bitcoin enthusiast. Fred and I talked all things money. Here is a recap. Read More

Privacy Policies: Why Having One Is Crucial For Your Company
By Jeff Villalobos

To maintain compliance with various state and federal laws, it is important that a company keeps records on how it collects, processes, uses, and shares personal information. Read More

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